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Horse pulls highlight opening day of Harvest Showdown in Yorkton

Horse pulls highlight opening day of Harvest Showdown in Yorkton

The pulls resume tonight at 7 p.m. with the winners determined based on a combined two-day weight and distance pulled formula.
Fertilizer greenhouse gas cuts may take longer than Ottawa wants, farm groups say

Fertilizer greenhouse gas cuts may take longer than Ottawa wants, farm groups say

The goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from fertilizer use by 30 per cent kicked up more dust than a tractor on a grid road when it was first announced by the federal Liberal government last summer.
Tightening nitrogen fertilizer supplies raise alarm

Tightening nitrogen fertilizer supplies raise alarm

Fertilizer supplies are being squeezed as manufacturers curtail production due to sky-high natural gas prices.
Opinion: Biofuel a fine option; fossil fuels still needed

Opinion: Biofuel a fine option; fossil fuels still needed

Should the flow of portable fuel dry up, so will the global economy.
Sask. plans carbon offset credit program

Sask. plans carbon offset credit program

The throne speech indicates the government program will generate voluntary carbon offset credits.
Modern agriculture must reinvent

Modern agriculture must reinvent

Today’s agriculture system is deeply flawed and in dire need of a transformation, says the head of a major food company.
India’s pulse crop disappoints

India’s pulse crop disappoints

India's short kharif crop is why the government has dropped all import duties on pigeon peas, black matpe and lentils through March 2023.
Ukrainian farmers’ troubles could keep wheat prices high

Ukrainian farmers’ troubles could keep wheat prices high

Canada will face reduced competition into Latin American wheat markets.
Yorkton radio journalist headed to Sask Ag Hall of Fame

Yorkton radio journalist headed to Sask Ag Hall of Fame

Dawes, who lives in Saltcoats with wife Jeanette, will be formally inducted to the Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Saskatoon Saturday, Nov. 12.
Agriculture This Week: Soil conservation efforts must work

Agriculture This Week: Soil conservation efforts must work

The soil resource is finite and certainly a critical one, so preserving it as best we can is a must.
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