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First Nations speak out against fuel, natural gas and propane exemptions

First Nations speak out against fuel, natural gas and propane exemptions

Concerns about carbon-pricing exemptions for farmers from FSIN executive.
Feeder cattle at all-time high for Jan.

Feeder cattle at all-time high for Jan.

Packer margins are tightening as fewer cattle available for processing; overall North American herd shrinking.
Sask. freezes crown-leased pasture rates for 2023, looks at stock rates

Sask. freezes crown-leased pasture rates for 2023, looks at stock rates

Grazing rates are based on a formula that uses fall cattle prices and long-term stocking rates of each pasture.
BLOG: Retiring Ag in the Classroom leader a true difference maker

BLOG: Retiring Ag in the Classroom leader a true difference maker

Johanne Ross one of my favourite people to interview.
China’s higher feed corn use could hit barley prices

China’s higher feed corn use could hit barley prices

Wheat is selling for US$55 per tonne more than corn, which has pushed wheat out of rations.
2022 Agribition made a big economic impact

2022 Agribition made a big economic impact

Canadian Western Agribition claims $96.5 million boost to Saskatchewan economy.
Nominations now accepted for Estevan's Farm Family of the Year Award

Nominations now accepted for Estevan's Farm Family of the Year Award

Farmer Appreciation Evening returning to its pre-pandemic format.
Educational role urged for hog farmers

Educational role urged for hog farmers

The pork industry needs to face changing perceptions about sustainability says Brett Stuart.
Newer transportation rules clash

Newer transportation rules clash

Animal welfare should be recognized as emergency exception for transportation time limits for drivers, says CCA.
Vaderstad proceeds with new Proceed multi-task seeder

Vaderstad proceeds with new Proceed multi-task seeder

Maintaining yield with lower seeding rates is a major goal of all manufacturers of seeding equipment.