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Good time to plan proper farm fencing

Good time to plan proper farm fencing

As spring approaches it is a good time for livestock producers to investigate the benefits that might come with a new fence.

National hemp variety field trials: call for cultivars

Seed breeders, seed companies, and members of the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA) are invited to nominate industrial hemp cultivars for inclusion in CHTA's 2020 National Variety Field Trials program.
April Fool’s Day Carbon Tax increase is fooling no one

April Fool’s Day Carbon Tax increase is fooling no one

Contends Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association
Extension to Sask Crop Insurance deadline announced

Extension to Sask Crop Insurance deadline announced

Today, Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit, announced the deadline to apply, reinstate, cancel or make changes to Crop Insurance contracts is extended to April 13, 2020.
APAS launches COVID-19 Farm Survey

APAS launches COVID-19 Farm Survey

APAS monitors impact of COVID-19 on Saskatchewan farmers through online survey
USask researchers map cannabis genome to improve crops and health

USask researchers map cannabis genome to improve crops and health

Unlocking the full potential of cannabis for agriculture and human health will require a co-ordinated scientific effort to assemble and map the cannabis genome, according to a just-published international study led by University of Saskatchewan (USas
Federal Carbon Tax implementation must be cancelled

Federal Carbon Tax implementation must be cancelled

With the April 1 implementation deadline looming, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers are calling for the federal government to eliminate the move to increase the carbon tax from $20 to $30/tonne for those provinces under the federal backstop.

Research indicates pulses sensitive to seedrow fertilizer

Research conducted at the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Department of Soil Science, has demonstrated that pulses can be sensitive to seed-placed starter nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulphur fertilizer products, with lentils, peas, and chickpeas b
Area Charolais bull sale goes well

Area Charolais bull sale goes well

Neilson Cattle Company held their annual Charolais bull sale at their farm near Willowbrook March 23y.
Young student connects with newborn calf

Young student connects with newborn calf

When it’s spring on a farm with cattle it means the arrival of newborn calves. For Ty Korol, home from school at present, it means an opportunity to interact with new calves and more on the family farm near Canora.