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New discovery could help increase barley yields

New discovery could help increase barley yields

Researchers found removing a protein converted an unbranched barley spike into a branched spike bearing more flowers.
Farmers see benefits in cover crops: survey

Farmers see benefits in cover crops: survey

University of Manitoba researchers said they were surprised how many producers wanted to talk about cover crops.
Farm family assumes control of value chain

Farm family assumes control of value chain

On the Farm: Sask. beef operation runs a website where shoppers can browse, place online orders and ask questions.
Sask. throne speech focuses on rural crime

Sask. throne speech focuses on rural crime

New law enforcement positions will be added but the government also promises to expand addiction treatment programs
Producers need to be aware of UN Food Systems Summit outcomes

Producers need to be aware of UN Food Systems Summit outcomes

The United Nations held the UN Climate Change Conference in Scotland last week.
Double whammy: drought and energy prices

Double whammy: drought and energy prices

Drought and high energy prices are cutting into most producers' margins this season.
OPINION: Navigating the perplexing nuances of grain contracts

OPINION: Navigating the perplexing nuances of grain contracts

Editorial: Should farmers be held to crop contracts they can't meet this year due to drought, or be given relief?
Crushers in an oil quality bind

Crushers in an oil quality bind

Poor canola crop quality could be a problem for crushers this year.
Weed control game getting hotter

Weed control game getting hotter

Chaplin, Sask. farmer Ron Gleim has invented a steam machine that cooks weeds right in the field.
Grain marketplaces’ demise may be highly exaggerated

Grain marketplaces’ demise may be highly exaggerated

Online grain marketplaces are on the rise and helping farmers in the open market.
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