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Wildfire risk expected to remain above average for province

Wildfire risk expected to remain above average for province

Hunters should take extra precautions in high-risk areas as the hunting season gets underway.
Sunflower Festival blooms at youth farm

Sunflower Festival blooms at youth farm

The Youth Farm is open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and holiday Monday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m until the season ends on Oct. 23. 
Crop tour finds wheat yield above average; canola slightly below

Crop tour finds wheat yield above average; canola slightly below

Two Argus Media cars covered a winding route between Winnipeg and Saskatoon and a large circle between Saskatoon and Calgary.
Blackleg’s genetic secrets revealed

Blackleg’s genetic secrets revealed

Blackleg was first detected in a field in northeastern Saskatchewan in 1975.
Horse pull demonstration featured at historic Bell barn event

Horse pull demonstration featured at historic Bell barn event

The event offers visitors an opportunity to see the large heavy horses do things they did when used for farming.
Farmers vulnerable to cyberattack: survey

Farmers vulnerable to cyberattack: survey

Hackers expect a ransom payment to restore the computer systems.
Market remains hot but sales cool

Market remains hot but sales cool

Machinery makers face shortages of parts, supply chain delays, rising costs for labour and transportation as COVID disrupts the business.
Company aims to disrupt ag

Company aims to disrupt ag

Pioneering regenerative farming at scale.
Sask. food processor puts out the welcome mat

Sask. food processor puts out the welcome mat

Tours of oat cleaning and processing plants conducted.
Ultralight aircraft offers farmer breathing room

Ultralight aircraft offers farmer breathing room

Producer also owns a drone but says he gets a better picture of his fields in his mind when he checks them in person.