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Agriculture This Week - Changes to way we farm are coming

Agriculture This Week - Changes to way we farm are coming

The face of farming could see some rather dramatic changes in the years just ahead as new rules, regulations and realities begin to be imposed from above and felt at the farm level.
A new old wagon

A new old wagon

This wooden grain wagon was donated to the Yorkton Brick Mill by John and Brenda Czarnecki from Mozart, Sk. in memory of their parents Walter and Minnie Czarnecki.
Haying season

Haying season

With the hot weather last week, it was an excellent time to do some haying operations on area farms, like this individual was doing Saturday near Gorlitz.
Agriculture This Week - More market disruptions in ag

Agriculture This Week - More market disruptions in ag

In this space it has often been suggested one of the biggest challenges for farmers in terms of making a profit is maneuvering through the varied roadblocks created in the marketplace by government.
P&H opens new facility, plans for more

P&H opens new facility, plans for more

It opened later than they wanted, but the new Parrish and Heimbecker fertilizer blending facility just outside of Yorkton, north on Highway 9.
Agriculture This Week - Scientific steps important to ag

Agriculture This Week - Scientific steps important to ag

In North America a lot of people are wanting agriculture to take a step back to its past.
Producer buries underwear in fields

Producer buries underwear in fields

Kevin Elmy is burying his underwear in the fields of his Saltcoats area seed farm. Elmy’s efforts are part of an initiative being termed ‘Soil Your Undies’ Soil Conservation Council of Canada.
Agriculture This Week - Subsidy war would not benefit agriculture

Agriculture This Week - Subsidy war would not benefit agriculture

You don’t have to have been involved in agriculture all that long to recall that the biggest detriment to Canadian farm exports used to be subsidies paid by the United States and the European Union.
An inside look at honey processing

An inside look at honey processing

Honey is a very natural product, but there is still an extensive process to get it from the beehive to the consumer.
Agriculture This Week - What we eat changing for health

Agriculture This Week - What we eat changing for health

Continuing last week’s thoughts on the changing way we approach our food, the vision of what is best for us is changing, too.