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Preliminary snow melt report predicts surface water supply issues in 2023

Preliminary snow melt report predicts surface water supply issues in 2023

A slower melt rate in the spring will likely result in the bulk of the snowpack melt going to recharge the soil column rather than surface water reserves.
Heavy haulers headed to frigid south

Heavy haulers headed to frigid south

Case IH engineers outfit three of the company’s Quadtracs for one of the harshest environments on Earth.
Market worries about Black Sea grain corridor

Market worries about Black Sea grain corridor

Ukraine says Russian inspections are delaying grain shipments, and it’s not certain the deal will be extended this month.
Opinion: Farmers must learn reasons for lambda-cy use changes

Opinion: Farmers must learn reasons for lambda-cy use changes

Lambda-cyhalothrin is the latest victim of an old pest.
Vaccination program must assess risk

Vaccination program must assess risk

Recommendations made by specialists may not take into account the level of risk that individual cattle ranches face.
Farmers can now buy robotic weeder

Farmers can now buy robotic weeder

The artificial intelligence-based platform was originally marketed as a service, but the new generation will be for sale.
Soybean crush margins plummet in wake of EPA ruling

Soybean crush margins plummet in wake of EPA ruling

Sector says agency’s proposed renewable volume obligation for biomass-based diesel provides little incentive for crushers.
Opinion: Farmers partner with land investors

Opinion: Farmers partner with land investors

The value of an acre of farmland in Saskatchewan has increased by 391 percent since 2001, the highest in the country.
Grain floods into west coast ports

Grain floods into west coast ports

Elevator companies are not reporting major problems 
as the shipping season shapes up to be a ‘banner year.’
Sask. cattle producers face vet shortage, low profitability

Sask. cattle producers face vet shortage, low profitability

Organizations calling for support of sector.