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Opinion: Daycare is no place to promote veganism

Opinion: Daycare is no place to promote veganism

Food choices are ones any adult and their family can make.
Grass-fed vs. grain-fed: what’s best?

Grass-fed vs. grain-fed: what’s best?

Trade-offs dominate as researchers in California compare outcomes in various types of grass-fed beef production.
Farmer questions tire shred in dugout fill

Farmer questions tire shred in dugout fill

A Saskatchewan farmer is concerned that the provincial government is filling his dugout with shredded tires.
Unprecedented drought grips Southwestern Saskatchewan

Unprecedented drought grips Southwestern Saskatchewan

Annual precipitation in Swift Current so far in 2022 is 300 millimetres below average, which is twice as bad as the worst year in the 1930s.
Snow brings relief to southern Prairies

Snow brings relief to southern Prairies

Welcome snow laden with much-needed moisture was greedily absorbed by parched soil.
Canola gains may lie in the north

Canola gains may lie in the north

Yields have increased since 2014, but across the Prairies the average yields were in the high 30s or low 40s in 2022.
Harvest Showdown Farmer Recognition Award to Malinowski family

Harvest Showdown Farmer Recognition Award to Malinowski family

The award sponsored by Hammond Realty has been awarded since 2002
Agriculture This Week: Farm sector getting mixed messages

Agriculture This Week: Farm sector getting mixed messages

How do you create a farm future with more grain produced, without crushing producers with carbon taxes?
'A Harvest Story' is an agricultural inspiration for children

'A Harvest Story' is an agricultural inspiration for children

Author Kendall Wicks shares childhood memories of harvest on the farm.
Fertilizer giant Nutrien sticking to plan to boost production; potash sales slump

Fertilizer giant Nutrien sticking to plan to boost production; potash sales slump

CALGARY — Nutrien Ltd. is sticking to its plan to increase potash production, even as the Saskatoon-based fertilizer giant cut its full-year guidance for 2022 due to slumping potash sales volumes in the second half of this year.
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