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Opinion: Fertilizer use not the same as fertilizer emissions

Opinion: Fertilizer use not the same as fertilizer emissions

A 30 percent reduction in fertilizer emissions is not the same as a 30 percent ban on fertilizer use.
Prairie farmers adopt holistic farm management

Prairie farmers adopt holistic farm management

Holistic management places emphasis on family and relationships, as well as agriculture.
Discovery Farm works with technology incubator

Discovery Farm works with technology incubator

The 610-acre site Discovery Farm in Saskatchewan has become the western Canadian hub for demonstration research activities.
Direct from the farm to the customer

Direct from the farm to the customer

Diefenbaker Spice & Pulse is celebrating its 25th year in business.
Harvest canola later for higher yield

Harvest canola later for higher yield

Yield increases as high as 10 per cent.
Fewer cattle expected as cow herds shrink due to drought

Fewer cattle expected as cow herds shrink due to drought

In addition to high feed costs, cattle producers also face the effects of much higher fuel costs and all the other components of damaging inflation.
Mustard puts Sask. on the world stage

Mustard puts Sask. on the world stage

WESTERN PRODUCER β€” The world will beat a path to your doorway if you invent a better mousetrap, they say. That also applies to being a place like Saskatchewan that produces rare, high quality crops during food-insecure times, it seems.
Study eyes chuckwagon horse safety

Study eyes chuckwagon horse safety

Research at the recent Calgary Stampede focused on chuckwagon racing, but it could also apply to horses in other sports
Regina company's drone harnesses artificial intelligence

Regina company's drone harnesses artificial intelligence

The flying sprayer has the ability to identify and treat individual weeds as it makes its way over a broad acre canopy.
Government's environmental focus meets producer resistance

Government's environmental focus meets producer resistance

β€œIt’s pretty hard to farm green in the red.”