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Agriculture This Week - Science needed to meet climate change

The year 2050 may seem to be far off from the perspective of 2017, but three decades in the grand scheme of things is a blink of the eye.
How grain quality management helps manage risk

How grain quality management helps manage risk

A challenging growing season, followed by a gruelling harvest. For many prairie farmers, 2016 has been a case study in the risks of crop production and a reminder of just how much is beyond the farmer’s control.

Agriculture This Week - SARM focused on rural needs

On the eve of both provincial and federal budgets there is of course lots of requests being thrown around from groups of all stripes. There is never a shortage of ‘wants’ in terms of government spending.

Canada’s farmers grow communities launches 2017 program

Canada’s 150th anniversary is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the historical role of farmers in growing our nation.

Shortage of Canadians working in agriculture to double by 2025

Farming continues to be a crucial part of Saskatchewan living, but the number of people who can assist in that part of life are drastically decreasing.

PotashCorp and Saskatchewan residents raise over $2 million for food banks

Saskatchewan residents generously gave over the winter season to support food banks across the province thanks to a fundraiser organized by PotashCorp.

Royal Canadian Mint celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday with new collector coins

Both new coin collectors and experts will be excited by new keepsakes for Canada’s anniversary.

Ministry of Agriculture sets new regulations for livestock premises identification

Saskatchewan producers will now be required to take part in a program to prevent the spread of animal diseases. The Government of Saskatchewan announced changes to Saskatchewan’s Premises Identification (PID) program on January 12.
Raising income without adding land

Raising income without adding land

Increasing acres is not the only way to increase farm profitability. At least that was the contention of speaker Kevin Hursh who spoke Monday at a seminar in Yorkton hosted by Farm Credit Canada.
Few expectation of commodity price spike

Few expectation of commodity price spike

Commodity markets look to have bottomed out, but don’t expect a massive price rebound anytime soon. That was the cautious message agricultural producers heard from John DePutter, founder and President of DePutter Publishing Ltd.
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