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Western wheat and barley commissions concerned about 2020 research activities

Western wheat and barley commissions concerned about 2020 research activities

The Canadian Wheat Research Coalition (CWRC) and the Canadian Barley Research Coalition (CBRC) are asking Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) to continue important wheat and barley research activities at AAFC’s western Canadian research stations
Agristability interim payment increased for Sask. producers

Agristability interim payment increased for Sask. producers

The federal and provincial governments have agreed to increase the 2020 AgriStability interim benefit payment percentage from 50 per cent to 75 per cent for Saskatchewan producers.
Weather conditions allow for spring harvesting

Weather conditions allow for spring harvesting

Combining resumed in the Moose Creek area south of Carlyle this past week. A few of the farmers in the area had a chance to finish up crops they were unable to harvest last fall.
Annual Blue Collar Bull Sale goes well

Annual Blue Collar Bull Sale goes well

The 14th Annual Blue Collar Bull Sale was held Saturday, April 11, through Heartland Livestock in Yorkton. The high selling Angus bull was ‘Northern View Nitrous 84G’ sired by ‘EXAR Resistol’ and contributed Northern View Angus of Duff, SK.
Pioneer facility at Langenburg comes down

Pioneer facility at Langenburg comes down

The Pioneer elevator in Langenburg is now only a memory as a one-time feature of the local landscape, and as a local destination for area grain.
AgriStability enrollment deadline extended to July 3

AgriStability enrollment deadline extended to July 3

Today, Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit announced the AgriStability enrollment deadline for the 2020 program year has been extended without penalty to July 3, 2020.
Prepare the seeder for uniform seed depth

Prepare the seeder for uniform seed depth

Canola seed placed at a consistent depth across the width of the seeding tool will improve seed-to-soil contact, increase seed survival and help the crop emerge evenly.

Helping to protect California farms from drought

Researchers used the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan
Ag exemption for spring road bans announced

Ag exemption for spring road bans announced

Province and SARM make announcement
New foals a sure sign of spring

New foals a sure sign of spring

Spring is marked on most livestock farms by the arrival of a new generation of stock. That is certainly the case at Tail Winds Farm just south of the city where the first trio of Clydesdale foals have been born.