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Ian Boxall elected president of APAS

Ian Boxall elected president of APAS

New executive to tackle far-ranging issues
Study shows benefits of biochar application

Study shows benefits of biochar application

Sask. college and forest reclamation company are happy with the results of efforts to restore fertility of northern soil.
College studies endangered lake sturgeon

College studies endangered lake sturgeon

Researchers at Saskatchewan Polytechnic study the species’ reproductive capacity in the North Saskatchewan River.
Sask. winter cereal group votes to join wheat commission

Sask. winter cereal group votes to join wheat commission

The Sask. Winter Cereals Development Commission took a virtual vote on the amalgamation last week.
Organics face headwinds in coming year

Organics face headwinds in coming year

There may be less organic farming happening on the prairies this year, say experts.
Dairy ruling may affect processor stability

Dairy ruling may affect processor stability

Changes to how Canadian dairy producers allocate tariff rate quotas are incoming.
Farmers shouldn’t expect major spring wheat rally

Farmers shouldn’t expect major spring wheat rally

Chuck Penner, analyst with LeftField Commodity Research, says the market appears to have reached a ceiling similar to what it did back in 2011 and 2012.
Scientist sounds water crisis alarm

Scientist sounds water crisis alarm

Researcher warns the prairie region could see its water system disintegrate rapidly as climate change impacts grow.
Feds form ministerial committee on P.E.I. potatoes

Feds form ministerial committee on P.E.I. potatoes

The new committee is expected to begin meeting next week.
Bale net wrap, twine present health hazard for cows

Bale net wrap, twine present health hazard for cows

Producers may never realize they have a problem unless a necropsy reveals net wrap or baling twine inside the animal.