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The ‘net as a tool for farmers

The ‘net as a tool for farmers

As a journalist access to the Internet has become essential in doing my job.
New sale for Yorkton

New sale for Yorkton

For the first time the annual Range Ready Bull Sale was held at Heartland Livestock in Yorkton Saturday.
Neilson Cattle Company On farm sale

Neilson Cattle Company On farm sale

Neilson Cattle Company held their 25th annual bull sale at their Willowbrook-area ranch Friday, March 13. About 125 people filled the stands to bid on the coming two-year-old Charolais bulls.
New Saskatchewan shortline

New Saskatchewan shortline

Saskatchewan’s 14th shortline rail company will hit the tracks between Melfort and Birch Hills this spring, thanks in part to an interest-free loan from the provincial government.
Program targets education

Program targets education

There are few initiatives in agriculture which make more sense than Agriculture in the Classroom.
Taking agriculture to the classroom

Taking agriculture to the classroom

Grade 4 students at Columbia School were among students in 161 classrooms to take part in the launch of a new school resource as part of Agriculture Literacy Week in Saskatchewan.
Internet tools used to market bulls

Internet tools used to market bulls

Bulls are becoming the stars of YouTube videos these days.
Perils and potentials of drones

Perils and potentials of drones

Flying drones are drawing tons of attention these days. Popular weekly television dramas such as ‘Hawaii Five-O’ and ‘NCIS: LA’ have aired episodes in recent months with drones posing a threat as gun-toting, bomb-bearing, kill machines.
Beef sector dealing with BSE case

Beef sector dealing with BSE case

The beef sector has been experiencing record high prices in recent months, with the prospect of good prices remaining for some time as the industry slowly rebuilds cow numbers.
Take time to plan pasture care

Take time to plan pasture care

Winter is a good time to reflect on your pasture planning and pasture monitoring strategy. One of the more recently develop assessment tools is called the Grazing Response Index or GRI for short.