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The future of farming

The future of farming

The future of agriculture is sitting in school right now, and Grain Millers Harvest Showdown had school tours giving kids the chance to learn all about farming, including using VR and learning how someone can test the quality of Canola.
Farmer award to Weinbender family

Farmer award to Weinbender family

When the 2018 edition of the Farmer Recognition Award was presented at the Grain Millers Harvest Showdown a family well-known in the Charolais cattle sector were the recipients.
Branded

Branded

To mark Agriculture Week and the Grain Millers Harvest Showdown a board branding was held Monday with Larry Hilworth doing the honours as, from left, Mike Popowich, president of the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce, Yorkton Mayor Bob Maloney and Lori Wals
Uncertainty over carbon tax - Part II

Uncertainty over carbon tax - Part II

As noted last week there are concerns over the new federal carbon tax within the farm sector.
Ag Week

Ag Week

Yorkton Council unanimously supported a joint request made at its regular meeting Monday by the Yorkton Exhibition Association, (YEA), and Yorkton Chamber of Commerce to proclaim the week of Nov. 5-11 Agriculture Week in Yorkton.
Agriculture This Week - Doors may now open for hemp

Agriculture This Week - Doors may now open for hemp

So the Cannabis Act came into force Oct. 18. Depending upon where you live in Canada the reaction has been quite different.

ASK program upcoming

Once harvest wraps up for another year, producers often spend some time reflecting on what went well, and what could have gone better over the past growing season.
Agriculture This Week - The love-hate of trees

Agriculture This Week - The love-hate of trees

There is an old adage about history often repeating itself, and that might just be the case when it comes to farm shelterbelts. As long as there have been farms, farmers have always had a sort of love-hate relationship with trees.
Agriculture This Week - Examining the USMCA deal

Agriculture This Week - Examining the USMCA deal

To the surprise of many in the face of the rhetoric of American president Donald Trump, a new North American trade deal has been hammered out. The reaction has been generally positive, at least in this country among farm organizations.
Competition highlighting farm chore skills

Competition highlighting farm chore skills

It was a day for working horses, and the people that love them, as a Chore Team Challenge was held at Tail Winds Arena.