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Combine-baler combo comes alive

Combine-baler combo comes alive

The custom machine was designed by an engineer in Melfort
Prairie expansion still on the table for soybean industry

Prairie expansion still on the table for soybean industry

Extended periods of dryness are a major roadblock for the crop, and new genetics are needed if acreage is to increase
Herbicide carryover should drive crop choices

Herbicide carryover should drive crop choices

Rainfall records, soil type can help make decisions, but a weed control specialist does not advise a chemical analysis
"It's stressful." Cattle producers struggle, caught between feed shortages and low prices

"It's stressful." Cattle producers struggle, caught between feed shortages and low prices

"We've had to manage and adapt. It's been a challenge, to say the least. We have some options, but it's stressful. Producers have to be creative. We have neighbours that are feeding a lot of straw products combined with other feeds to get the animals through," Chad Ross, L-7 Land & Cattle ranch.
Sask. farm installs high-efficiency grain dryer

Sask. farm installs high-efficiency grain dryer

Funding under the federal Agricultural Clean Technology program designed to help producers adopt green equipment
Prairie canners in a jam — again

Prairie canners in a jam — again

Bernardin’s decision to stop making its 78-millimetre gem lids is the same one that caused controversy 20 years ago
Producers adapt to climate change

Producers adapt to climate change

Yhe Keystone Agricultural Producers AGM reported producers are puttng more emphasis on "nature-based solutions"
Irrigated cucumbers have potential in Sask.

Irrigated cucumbers have potential in Sask.

The crop’s management requirements are high because it can go from its peak to an ‘unmarketable mess’ within days
OPINION: Border blockade hurts ag sector the most

OPINION: Border blockade hurts ag sector the most

Editorial: its the cattle and agricultural producers suffering most due to the blockades and protests
Prairie orphan well costs expected to balloon

Prairie orphan well costs expected to balloon

The environmental liability for cleaning up wells could grow to more than $1 billion by 2025 from $360 million today