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Scientist sounds water crisis alarm

Scientist sounds water crisis alarm

Researcher warns the prairie region could see its water system disintegrate rapidly as climate change impacts grow.
Feds form ministerial committee on P.E.I. potatoes

Feds form ministerial committee on P.E.I. potatoes

The new committee is expected to begin meeting next week.
Provincial-federal agreement delivers $9M in funding to crop research

Provincial-federal agreement delivers $9M in funding to crop research

Annual joint funding for Saskatchewan agriculture projects will total more than $9 million in 2022.
Bale net wrap, twine present health hazard for cows

Bale net wrap, twine present health hazard for cows

Producers may never realize they have a problem unless a necropsy reveals net wrap or baling twine inside the animal.
Government-induced competition rarely works

Government-induced competition rarely works

The U.S. government has created a program to increase competition in meat-packing. It will result in easy political points but it won’t work
Clubroot survey shows nine more fields positive for canola pest

Clubroot survey shows nine more fields positive for canola pest

The province's annual clubroot survey for 2021 included 100 voluntary soil tests from producers across Sask.
Retiring farm couple make plans to hit the open road

Retiring farm couple make plans to hit the open road

Allen and Lillian Patkau decided to take advantage of no longer having to feed cows by driving to Arizona for the winter.
Manage cold stress to prevent illness

Manage cold stress to prevent illness

Producers are urged to monitor cattle feed quality, but providing protection from the wind is also an important factor.
Opinion: History made a mistake with New Year’s Day

Opinion: History made a mistake with New Year’s Day

Is New Years Day really the beginning of a new year?
New disease test may help farmers control aster yellows

New disease test may help farmers control aster yellows

Agriculture Canada research scientists have found a way to quickly detect the presence of phytoplasma bacteria in canola.