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Larger bison cull threatens to swamp packers

Larger bison cull threatens to swamp packers

Industry is concerned animals may not go to market this fall because packing plants can’t handle the extra volume
Hay West currently operational – website seeking applicants and suppliers now live

Hay West currently operational – website seeking applicants and suppliers now live

The Hay West program will ship hay from central and eastern farmers to drought-stricken western farmers.
Estevan Mercury 4-H Member of the Month: Haylie Petterson

Estevan Mercury 4-H Member of the Month: Haylie Petterson

This month's 4-H special brought by Nelson Motors
Eastern hay arrives in the West

Eastern hay arrives in the West

A new program from Mennonite Disaster Service is helping drought-affected farmers in Saskatchewan
Harvest progressing quickly in southeast Sask region

Harvest progressing quickly in southeast Sask region

Combining is three-quarters done in the Weyburn-Radville areas
Recent rain may keep cows at home

Recent rain may keep cows at home

Increased confidence since moisture fell last month is expected to prompt more producers to avoid selling off their herds
Opinion: Preventing farmland loss must start with a plan

Opinion: Preventing farmland loss must start with a plan

Protection of farmland requires more than zoning. It must be able to adapt to changes in agriculture economics and societal realities over time
Recent rain threatens grain quality

Recent rain threatens grain quality

Crops can often lose a grade or two under these circumstances
Opinion: We must swallow our pride and roll up our sleeves

Opinion: We must swallow our pride and roll up our sleeves

Your hesitancy or outright opposition to the COVID vaccines may not result in your own death, but it could very well cause pain, suffering and death among others
Wilson Family holds Old Time Harvest event at their farm

Wilson Family holds Old Time Harvest event at their farm

Looking at the past ways to harvest