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Wheat quality concerns arise

Wheat quality concerns arise

In reading a recent article on growing concerns from some quarters over the quality of Canadian export wheat, I must say the old adage about being careful about what you wish for came to mind.
New sale for City of Yorkton

New sale for City of Yorkton

The Best of the Breeds Bull Sale has been held in Leross for the past decade, but moved to Heartland Livestock in Yorkton for its 11th annual sale held Sunday.
Tax time on the farm too

Tax time on the farm too

It’s that time of year again. For most farmers spring means calving and/or seeding time and income tax time.
Rail woes not yet solved

Rail woes not yet solved

A far more hospitable winter, at least across most of Western Canada took some of the supposed pressures off the rail system in terms of grain handling.
4-H Council aided by federal fund

4-H Council aided by federal fund

The Saskatchewan 4-H Council will benefit from a new three-year agreement totalling $1.05 million under Growing Forward 2.
Bull Power ’15

Bull Power ’15

The 2015 East Central Bull Power Sale was hosted last Tuesday (March 17) by the Yorkton Exhbition Association at the Parkland Agripavilion.
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.