Skip to content


Agriculture This Week - Store labels become controversial area

Labelling has become a confusing element of the food sector.

Pattison Group expands

Pattison Agriculture Limited (Pattison Agriculture), a division of The Jim Pattison Group (the Pattison Group), announced today the merger of JayDee AgTech and Maple Farm Equipment and the rebranding of the newly combined entity.

New regulations for livestock

Recently, the Government of Saskatchewan announced changes to Saskatchewan’s Premises Identification (PID) program, a key traceability tool to plan for, control and prevent the spread of animal diseases and to respond to other emergencies.

Crop-related projects funded

Through a continuing co-funding partnership with the Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) and other producer commodity groups, Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) is pleased to announce over $500,000 of new funding for 10 crop-related research pr

Agriculture This Week - The impact of money of sales

Canadian agriculture producers have long prided themselves in being among the best in the world. In terms of dryland farming there is little doubt Canadians producers are good at getting the most bushels out of every acre.

Loonie has great influence

Canadian agriculture benefited from a relatively low dollar throughout 2016 and this trend is expected to continue into 2017, according to J.P. Gervais, Farm Credit Canada’s chief agricultural economist.

Allison Ammeter named pulse promoter

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG), in partnership with BASF Canada, presented Allison Ammeter with the Pulse Promoter Award at their Annual General Meeting on January 9, 2017.

Agriculture This week - Bugs for dinner?

It would have been more than a decade ago two people who had been doing missionary work stopped in the office, and I was assigned the interview.

FCC contributes to 4-H clubs

The Farm Credit Canada (FCC) 4-H Club Fund is providing $122,750 to 253 4-H clubs across Canada to support various local events and activities. In Saskatchewan, 34 4-H clubs received a combined total of $17,000.

2016 Canola performance trial

Results are in for the 2016 Canola Performance Trials (CPT). Data from the science-based, third-party variety evaluations for both small-plot and field-scale trials have now been uploaded to the online comparison tool at www.canolaperformancetrials.
push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks