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Canada is still the real mover and shaker in a hot mustard market

Canada is still the real mover and shaker in a hot mustard market

Growers in the southwestern corner of Saskatchewan whose crops were ‘obliterated’ last year are reporting some of the best crops they have seen in years.
Farmers ‘wait and see’ about carbon offsets

Farmers ‘wait and see’ about carbon offsets

System’s launch was recently announced by the federal government.
Farm has multigenerational history

Farm has multigenerational history

Generations of Decorbys have tilled and planted the rich heavy loam soils that line the Qu’Appelle River Valley southeast of Spy Hill.
Research reveals white mould vulnerabilities

Research reveals white mould vulnerabilities

Disease affects more than 600 plant species including potatoes, soybeans, sunflowers, peas, lentils, canola and other broadleaf crops.
Early season hailstorm affects Saskatchewan

Early season hailstorm affects Saskatchewan

Crop damage will be assessed over coming weeks.
Farm vandalism strikes Sask. seeding operation

Farm vandalism strikes Sask. seeding operation

Bullets and fenceline destruction hit farm hard at critical time near the end of seeding, in remote area.
Canada could help Ukraine's grain storage crisis

Canada could help Ukraine's grain storage crisis

About 20 million tonnes of grain are sitting due to blocked seaports and damaged infrastructure.
Estevan Mercury 4-H Member of the Month: Kaylee Boettcher

Estevan Mercury 4-H Member of the Month: Kaylee Boettcher

Kaylee Boettcher is new to 4-H, and she wishes she had joined earlier.
Crop watchers add ‘soy-fallow’ to their lexicon

Crop watchers add ‘soy-fallow’ to their lexicon

Farmers say growing soybeans ensures the following crop is successful.
Food versus fuel, EU questions canola

Food versus fuel, EU questions canola

The European Union is a large market for Canadian canola, accounting for 11 percent of 2021 sales and 21 percent of the 2020 export program.