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Crop producers granted extension to repay cash advances

Crop producers granted extension to repay cash advances

Farmers form the backbone of rural communities across Canada. They are integral to expanding our middle-class and strengthening our economy.
Anticipation of harvest in the air

Anticipation of harvest in the air

You can almost feel the anticipation in the air. It is the time of year when grain and oilseed producers begin to become rather antsy for the start of the fall harvest.

$12.4M in federal funding received

By two short line railway infrastructure projects in Saskatchewan
Timing for pre-harvest glyphosate

Timing for pre-harvest glyphosate

Conditions at seeding this year posed many challenges that caused delayed and often uneven emergence. As a result, we have many fields with plants at different stages of maturity and growers are wondering how to harvest these uneven fields.

DMA-FCC mental health awareness program expanding in second year

Following a successful one-year pilot project, Do More Agriculture (DMA) Foundation and Farm Credit Canada (FCC) announced they are extending and expanding their partnership to bring mental health awareness and training to rural Canada.

AccuWeather predicts the lowest US corn yield in seven years

The latest AccuWeather 2019 crop production analysis predicts a significant decline from last year’s corn and soybean yield, as well as a noticeable variation from the July U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates.
Agriculture This Week - How do farmers recover cost of change?

Agriculture This Week - How do farmers recover cost of change?

There is increased awareness of animal welfare needs on farms these days. Not where are concerns more defined for many than in the case of how chickens are raised.
Haying progressing well in Sask.

Haying progressing well in Sask.

Livestock producers continue to make good haying progress as 39 per cent of the hay crop is now baled or put into silage. An additional 27 per cent is cut and ready for baling according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report.
Kopelchuk family attend Hereford Bonanza

Kopelchuk family attend Hereford Bonanza

PK Herefords of Canora were well-represented at the recent 2019 National Junior Hereford Show. Also known as Bonanza, the event was held July 30 to Aug. 3, in Weyburn, and three members of the Kopelchuk family took part;Codee 12, Jessee 10, Kenzee 6.
Area youth attend Hereford Bonanza

Area youth attend Hereford Bonanza

Event held in Weyburn