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Harvest lags behind average by a little

Harvest lags behind average by a little

Despite rain delays in some areas, producers now have over one per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut, and less than one per cent of the 2019 crop combined according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Crop Report.

The Corn Belt struggles with more uncertainty

In the estimates and in the fields
21st annual 'Field of Dreams' program held

21st annual 'Field of Dreams' program held

Farmers gather for cropping insights near Norquay
4H club focuses on field crops

4H club focuses on field crops

Norquay members tour their crop plots
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.