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Tick season poses a danger to both people and livestock

Tick season poses a danger to both people and livestock

In 2021, 969 ticks were submitted through eTick and 15 were blacklegged ticks.
Antique train prepares to hit the rails

Antique train prepares to hit the rails

Farmer plans to use his collection of engines and cars to offer historic scenic tours in southwestern Saskatchewan.
76 per cent of crops have been seeded

76 per cent of crops have been seeded

Saskatchewan Agriculture's Crop Report for the period May 24 - 30.
Goats to munch on Wascana park's invasive and noxious weeds

Goats to munch on Wascana park's invasive and noxious weeds

The goats will have a menu of weeds to feast on, such as leafy spurge, absinthe, Canada thistle and common burdock.
Crop input supply chains remain intact on the prairies

Crop input supply chains remain intact on the prairies

Dry conditions in some areas and flooded and saturated conditions in others mean farmers have either used less of some products or have not been able to use any at all.
Opinion: Doors gradually open to GM cereal production

Opinion: Doors gradually open to GM cereal production

Lack of widespread market acceptance is no small hurdle.
Price connection strengthens between canola, crude oil

Price connection strengthens between canola, crude oil

Two commodities have been closely linked for the past six to eight months.
New SCA director has extensive co-operative experience

New SCA director has extensive co-operative experience

Danika Dinko executive director of Saskatchewan Co-operative Association.
APAS calling for crop insurance deadline extension

APAS calling for crop insurance deadline extension

Excessive moisture cited for seeding delays.
Health Canada modernizes plant breeding regulations

Health Canada modernizes plant breeding regulations

In new ruling, federal government confirms it considers gene edited crops to be just as safe as conventionally bred crops.