Skip to content

Agriculture

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.
Farm sector about to awaken

Farm sector about to awaken

As the end of February draws near there is a change in the wind in terms of farming. In general terms farmers tend to go into a somewhat dormant state from about the time Christmas decorations go up, until the calendar flips to March.
Pasture partnership established

Pasture partnership established

Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS), Community Pasture Patrons Association of Saskatchewan (CPPAS), Public Pastures – Public Interest (PPPI) and Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation (SWF) examined Saskatchewan’s approach to pasture
Rail capacity still not good enough

Rail capacity still not good enough

The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat) has received the latest of its commissioned reports on the export basis numbers for grain within the Canadian transportation and handling system, and the numbers do not reflect good news for
Good nutrition for cows

Good nutrition for cows

It is no surprise that reproduction has huge impacts to productivity in the cow calf industry. The key to a healthy productive herd is based in a solid nutrition program that meets the needs of the animals that you are feeding.