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Rain remains factor in 2016 harvest

Despite the weekend rain, producers were still able to make progress with harvest. Seventy per cent of the 2016 crop is now combined and 22 per cent is swathed or ready to straight-cut, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report.

SSGA seeks young beef producers

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) is seeking young beef producers with a desire to become industry leaders. SSGA is looking to build on the success of their Youth Mentorship Program.

Our food has a story theme

The Government of Saskatchewan has once again proclaimed October as Agriculture Month in Saskatchewan. Recently, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart kicked off the month of events with industry partners at the Westview Co-op in Saskatoon.

Report reflects continued financial stability

Canadian farmers are in a strong position to meet their financial obligations, despite plateauing farm incomes and slowing land appreciations, according to FCC’s 2016-2017 Outlook for Farm Assets and Debt Report.
Learning about pizza

Learning about pizza

Grade 4 classes from Saltcoats, Dr. Brass, Churchbridge, St. Paul’s, St. Mary’s, Invermay and Canora schools were in Yorkton this past Tuesday and Wednesday to help harvest the Pizza Farm.

Agriculture This Week - Beef sector changing rapidly

How quickly things change. It was not that many years ago the Canadian Prairies were talked about as the ideal location to raise livestock.
Canadian Bison Association Weekly Prices - September 9, 2016

Canadian Bison Association Weekly Prices - September 9, 2016

Agriculture This Week - Mergers are a part of business, farming included

The idea of mergers has always been one that sends shudders through whatever sector the businesses are involved in. That is with at least some good reason too. Mergers by nature reduce competition.

Harvest inches toward 40 per cent done

Rain slowed harvest in most areas of the province last week. The most progress was made in parts of the west-central and northeastern regions, where spotty rain showers allowed producers to continue working in the field for a day or two.

SSGA seeking young beef producers

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) is seeking young beef producers with a desire to become industry leaders. SSGA is looking to build on the success of their Youth Mentorship Program.