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Winged predators a threat to cattle

Winged predators a threat to cattle

Bird kills, generally by ravens but also eagles, are on the rise.
Drought not included in census herd hike

Drought not included in census herd hike

Recording period for data is from before May 2021.
La Niña: Drought to trigger higher temps, threat of wildfires

La Niña: Drought to trigger higher temps, threat of wildfires

Summer is on the horizon for the Northern Hemisphere, and AccuWeather has released its annual Canada summer forecast for Canadians eager for a summer preview.
Ag minister welcomes lifting of China ban on canola

Ag minister welcomes lifting of China ban on canola

Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit calls lifting of ban on Richardson and Viterra 'very good news.'
Saskatchewan storm relief program hits complication

Saskatchewan storm relief program hits complication

Formula excludes producers with more than $2 million gross annual income.
Sask. potash mine plans fast-tracked

Sask. potash mine plans fast-tracked

War in Ukraine causing BHP to accelerate construction at Jansen.
Soil scientists talk variable rate approaches

Soil scientists talk variable rate approaches

Researchers seem to be in general agreement that variable rate fertilizer works better in some situations than others.
One in 10 Canadian farmers takes in $1 million a year: ag census

One in 10 Canadian farmers takes in $1 million a year: ag census

Farms with $1 million or more revenues increased by almost one-quarter to 9.9 per cent of farmers from 7.2 per cent in the 2016 census.
Fertilizer applications under the microscope

Fertilizer applications under the microscope

A report indicates negligible benefit from VRF in some fields due to sufficiently similar fertilizer response at all slope positions, despite variations in soil properties.
Opinon: Mind the aggie gap between rural, urban

Opinon: Mind the aggie gap between rural, urban

While the nation’s population rises, the rural and agricultural population falls and the cultural gap grows.