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Sask. farmer pans move to individual premiums

Sask. farmer pans move to individual premiums

Crop insurance changed last year and consecutive drought years have pushed premiums too high, he says.
Short-line manufacturers face obstacles

Short-line manufacturers face obstacles

Copyright laws and digital lockouts prevent implement manufactures from connecting to the electronics of OEM systems.
Short-line manufacturers important to western economy

Short-line manufacturers important to western economy

Growing risk to Prairie ag manufacturing is also an economic risk in regions where farm equipment is manufactured.
Speculation about farmland ownership is running hot

Speculation about farmland ownership is running hot

Creative arrangements allegedly allowed foreigners to get around Saskatchewan’s restrictive farmland ownership rules.
EV adoption may force ethanol makers to find new uses

EV adoption may force ethanol makers to find new uses

American industry is working to ensure ethanol will be a feedstock used to make sustainable aviation fuel.
Why climate change on the farm means a big bill for Canadian taxpayers

Why climate change on the farm means a big bill for Canadian taxpayers

In Saskatchewan, last year's drought conditions strained crop production, resulting in a year-over-year output decrease of nearly 11 per cent and forcing the provincial government to spend nearly $1.2 billion more than budgeted through its Ministry of Agriculture.
Beef calves require correct colostrum

Beef calves require correct colostrum

Get colostrum to those that need it within first few hours of birth, preferably from the mother or cow from the same herd.
Better safe than sorry: why getting price protection is important, even as cattle prices are strong

Better safe than sorry: why getting price protection is important, even as cattle prices are strong

The price you can lock in is far higher than last year at this time.
Opinion: Rural revitalization starts with real desire for change

Opinion: Rural revitalization starts with real desire for change

Depopulation an inevitable consequence of consolidation.
Agri-food exports to three markets increased in 2023

Agri-food exports to three markets increased in 2023

Indonesia became Saskachewan’s sixth-leading agri-food market in 2023.