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Saskatchewan Pulse Growers acclaim three to Board of Directors

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) adds two new Directors and retains an existing Director for another term after declaring acclamations to their Board following the close of SPG’s nomination period on September 14.

SaskBarley announces 2019 election

The Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SaskBarley) announced today that it will be holding an election this fall to fill three positions on its Board of Directors.
Grain Millers supports breakfast program

Grain Millers supports breakfast program

At Dr. Brass School
World Rivers Day highlights value of water

World Rivers Day highlights value of water

Most people will not be aware, but the 15th annual World Rivers Day is set for Sept. 22.

Canola Council welcomes China talks

Today’s announcement of the Government of Canada’s formal request for consultations with China under the World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement is welcomed by the canola industry.
Crop Report: Harvest moving slowly

Crop Report: Harvest moving slowly

Eleven per cent of the crop is now in the bin, up from six per cent last week and remains well behind the five-year (2014-2018) average of 28 per cent for this time of year.
Agriculture This Week - Time to take a closer look at oats

Agriculture This Week - Time to take a closer look at oats

In the overall economics of agriculture on the Canadian Prairies oats are not a major driver of things. Oats are not on the same level as canola, or wheat, or even barley.

Nearly $2 million in oat cultivar development

Investment by Government of Canada

Anthrax confirmed in RM of Golden Wet #95

The Ministry of Agriculture is reminding producers to be on the lookout for anthrax in their animals after an anthrax case was confirmed in the RM of Golden West in southeastern Saskatchewan.
Gardens connect to our rural past

Gardens connect to our rural past

While it is obviously not strictly the case, I have always tended to think of rural living when it comes to large vegetable gardens.