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Postcards draw attention to Canadian wool

Postcards draw attention to Canadian wool

Organizers of the campaign hope to increase industry’s profile and attract government funding for the domestic sector.
Trouble lurks behind record wheat estimate

Trouble lurks behind record wheat estimate

Russia has a massive crop but also huge challenges.
Study finds lime can combat clubroot

Study finds lime can combat clubroot

University of Alberta plant pathologists say it could be another tool to improve sustainability and help with resistance.
Yield estimates reveal glaring discrepancy

Yield estimates reveal glaring discrepancy

Statistics Canada’s hard red spring wheat, durum and canola estimates were higher by 4.8, 6.0 and 3.8 bushels per acre respectively.
Shayda King crowned queen at the Sask. Riding Clubs finals

Shayda King crowned queen at the Sask. Riding Clubs finals

Shayda King has long loved horses and riding.
Many producers halt harvest operations, precipitation welcomed

Many producers halt harvest operations, precipitation welcomed

Concerns about field and equipment fires have eased and there is hope that the rain will be enough in some areas to allow pastures a little regrowth.
Researchers study bison-to-cattle disease threat

Researchers study bison-to-cattle disease threat

Project will focus on herd in Wood Buffalo National Park, where bovine tuberculosis and bovine brucellosis are endemic.
Margins reach ‘staggering’ levels for canola crushers

Margins reach ‘staggering’ levels for canola crushers

Analyst says such margins could be expected if a bumper crop was on the way, but that’s not in the forecast this year.
Big farm equipment sales track above average

Big farm equipment sales track above average

Combine harvester unit sales grew 33.1 percent to 221 units sold in Canada.
Barn pickers discover gold in the old

Barn pickers discover gold in the old

The stories are as valuable for salvage specialists as are the items they find in abandoned homesteads across the Prairies.