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Farmer network puts the truth on the ground

Farmer network puts the truth on the ground

Large-scale field trial locations are often tricky for companies looking to put their products to the test of scale
Beating the heat by insuring the yield

Beating the heat by insuring the yield

How does it work? It's like crop insurance without the premium
Do it yourself green on brown spotting

Do it yourself green on brown spotting

Open source weed detection for sprayers or precision tillage is based on camera sensors identifying the targets
Out for a spin: procession of vintage tractors go to Muenster and back

Out for a spin: procession of vintage tractors go to Muenster and back

Led by a 1947 Cockshutt 30 tractor painted in the colours of the Humboldt Broncos, a procession of vintage tractors took to the countryside.
Hunters urged to submit heads of deer, moose, elk for CWD testing

Hunters urged to submit heads of deer, moose, elk for CWD testing

CWD is an infectious central nervous system disease in cervids, fatal to the infected deer. There is no known cure and is currently found in 56 of Saskatchewan's 83 wildlife management zones.
StatCan crop estimates continue to shrink

StatCan crop estimates continue to shrink

If estimates prove accurate, Canadian canola production will hit its lowest level in 13 years
APAS producer survey examines drought impact on grain contracts

APAS producer survey examines drought impact on grain contracts

The APAS Grain Contract Survey is designed to collect information to document the range and type of costs producers face due to contract shortfalls
Yellow Grass farmer grows really big pumpkins

Yellow Grass farmer grows really big pumpkins

The two biggest pumpkins reached 134 and 121 pounds respectively
Farmers and ranchers have to put their health first - physical and mental

Farmers and ranchers have to put their health first - physical and mental

Even under ideal conditions, farming and ranching in Saskatchewan can be stressful. It can be difficult for producers to leave their stress at work at the end of the day.
Considerations when buying or selling straw in the swath

Considerations when buying or selling straw in the swath

When it comes to selling or buying straw after the crop has been harvested, there are a few things to keep in mind