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Exports to bear brunt of short crop

Exports to bear brunt of short crop

The one potential upside to moving a smaller crop is that there should be less logistical headaches for shippers
Harvest progressing even as rains hit

Harvest progressing even as rains hit

Some crop damage due to strong winds, heavy rains and localized hail
New Keeseekoose Chief leads nation toward high tech farming

New Keeseekoose Chief leads nation toward high tech farming

After growing up learning the ropes about raising cattle and grain farming from his dad, Lee Ketchemonia has a vision to build prosperity through "smart farming."
City chooses Ideas Inc. to manage Farmers Market

City chooses Ideas Inc. to manage Farmers Market

The vision for the space draws inspiration from national and international facilities that have become landmarks for their respective cities
USask researchers warn of increased water demand

USask researchers warn of increased water demand

Farmers who switch to higher value crops and expand irrigation acreage to increase their profits can increase agricultural water demand
Pulse growers urge elevators to partner on solutions amid historic drought conditions

Pulse growers urge elevators to partner on solutions amid historic drought conditions

Grain companies are being asked to eliminate administrative fees for the 2021-22 crop year
Province announces  2021 Canada-Saskatchewan Drought Response Initiative

Province announces 2021 Canada-Saskatchewan Drought Response Initiative

Eligible livestock for the Initiative include Canadian-owned female beef and dairy cattle, bison, elk, sheep or goats that are bred or intended to be bred
Drought’s long-term fallout still difficult to determine

Drought’s long-term fallout still difficult to determine

We don’t really know how well today’s suite of safety net programs will work for farmers in the current crisis
Grasshoppers teach lesson in rural-urban disconnect

Grasshoppers teach lesson in rural-urban disconnect

Farmers are fewer and have little influence against the pressures exerted by urban voters
Larger fall calf run could have long-term implications

Larger fall calf run could have long-term implications

Feedlot sector says it will take time to rebuild as tight feed supplies force some producers to reduce the size of their herds