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Agriculture This Week - GM salmon re-opens old debate

If we think genetically modified grains and oilseeds are a hot topic of contention, it is likely we have seen nothing yet, as the saying goes. Expect a company most have not yet heard of, to soon be at the eye of a considerable storm of media.

Norm Hall re-elected to APAS for 2016

Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) Board of Directors elected Norm Hall, APAS Representative for RM of Emerald, #277, District 4, as President for the 2015-2016 year. Norm farms at Wynyard with his wife and his brother.

Wolf hunt to address livestock predation

Starting December 15, the Ministry of Environment will offer wolf hunting opportunities in wildlife management zones (WMZ) 49 and 53 to help reduce wolf populations in these agricultural areas.
YRHS students take in Agribition Career Expo

YRHS students take in Agribition Career Expo

Several students from the Yorkton Regional High School had the opportunity to participate in the annual Canadian Western Agribition hosted in Regina thanks to the sponsorship of several nationally recognized businesses.

Agriculture This Week - Farmers search for steady crop profits

Wheat has long been the crop which has defined Prairie agriculture in Canada. The region was settled, and the soil tilled, primarily to grow wheat, and farmers did that singular task well.

Agriculture This Week - Fall fairs a place for education

It is the time of fall fairs in Canada. The highlight shows are of course The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, and the Canadian Western Agribition in Regina. But there are others, including events in Edmonton, Brandon and Yorkton.

SK 21 day calving challenge

After the resounding success of the 21 Day Calving Challenge contest in 2015 the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, New Life Mills, Saltec-Ceres Industries, Cargill, and Co-op Feeds are once again hosting the contest – to raise awareness surroundi

Recipe book for mustard lovers

Love mustard’s unique and punchy flavour? Looking for tasty and fun-to-make recipes that your kids will enjoy helping out with? Look no further! The Saskatchewan Mustard Development Commission (SMDC) has released Mustard Makeovers & More! 100 Marvell

Agriculture This Week - Prices need weather help

Prices for grains and oilseeds have softened. “We’ve seen things go downhill a little the last few months,” said Brennan Turner, president, Farmlead.

Beef organization meets in Saskatoon

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sept. 30, 2015 in Saskatoon, SK.
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