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Alpacas are known for their soft, lush wool

Alpacas are known for their soft, lush wool

Creelman-area farmers discuss how they started working with the animals.
Strategy targets prevention and response to invasive species

Strategy targets prevention and response to invasive species

Invasive species cited for damage to waterways, crops and rangeland.
Helping micro-ag businesses do business

Helping micro-ag businesses do business

Trade certification program for micro and small food enterprises funded.
China’s hog herd remains static despite price jump

China’s hog herd remains static despite price jump

The quarterly inventory was 444 million hogs, up from 438 million in the third quarter of 2021.
Sask. clarifies new crown lease wording

Sask. clarifies new crown lease wording

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association solicited feedback from its members on changes.
Opinion: Daycare is no place to promote veganism

Opinion: Daycare is no place to promote veganism

Food choices are ones any adult and their family can make.
Grass-fed vs. grain-fed: what’s best?

Grass-fed vs. grain-fed: what’s best?

Trade-offs dominate as researchers in California compare outcomes in various types of grass-fed beef production.
Farmer questions tire shred in dugout fill

Farmer questions tire shred in dugout fill

A Saskatchewan farmer is concerned that the provincial government is filling his dugout with shredded tires.
Unprecedented drought grips Southwestern Saskatchewan

Unprecedented drought grips Southwestern Saskatchewan

Annual precipitation in Swift Current so far in 2022 is 300 millimetres below average, which is twice as bad as the worst year in the 1930s.
Snow brings relief to southern Prairies

Snow brings relief to southern Prairies

Welcome snow laden with much-needed moisture was greedily absorbed by parched soil.
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