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Better railway management needed

A far more hospitable winter, at least across most of Western Canada took some of the supposed pressures off the rail system in terms of grain handling.

Social media finding a place in Agriculture

As a journalist access to the Internet has become essential in doing my job.

Agriculture in the classroom

There are few initiatives in agriculture which make more sense than Agriculture in the Classroom.
Arcola's Moose Mountain Ag Day informs and educates for over a decade

Arcola's Moose Mountain Ag Day informs and educates for over a decade

For over a decade, Moose Mountain Ag Day-held March 3 at Arcola's Prairie Place Hall- has endeavored to provide trending and timely information for farmers and ranchers in southeastern Saskatchewan.

Drone technology

Flying drones are drawing tons of attention these days. Popular weekly television dramas such as ‘Hawaii Five-O’ and ‘NCIS: LA’ have aired episodes in recent months with drones posing a threat as gun-toting, bomb-bearing, kill machines.
Markets are always a volatile place

Markets are always a volatile place

The beef sector has been experiencing record high prices in recent months, with the prospect of good prices remaining for some time as the industry slowly rebuilds cow numbers.

Gearing up for spring

As the end of February draws near there is a change in the wind in terms of farming. In general terms farmers tend to go into a somewhat dormant state from about the time Christmas decorations go up, until the calendar flips to March.

Economic impact on grain markets

It is a wonder that when it comes to grain markets anyone has a good idea about what they will be tomorrow morning, let alone months before seeding, and farther still from the next harvest. The most recent report from AgAdvance.

Adopting new farming technologies

In general terms farmers have been rather open to adopting new technologies.
Taking control of what we eat

Taking control of what we eat

It was interesting to sit down with Dean Rugland the manager of the Yorkton Peavey Mart about how the company is trying to focus on small farmers, acreage owners, and the growing realm of urban farmers.