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Yellow Grass farmer grows really big pumpkins

Yellow Grass farmer grows really big pumpkins

The two biggest pumpkins reached 134 and 121 pounds respectively
Farmers and ranchers have to put their health first - physical and mental

Farmers and ranchers have to put their health first - physical and mental

Even under ideal conditions, farming and ranching in Saskatchewan can be stressful. It can be difficult for producers to leave their stress at work at the end of the day.
Considerations when buying or selling straw in the swath

Considerations when buying or selling straw in the swath

When it comes to selling or buying straw after the crop has been harvested, there are a few things to keep in mind
Despite election, little changed in Ottawa landscape

Despite election, little changed in Ottawa landscape

There had been concerns that the People's Party of Canada and Maverick Party would split the right-wing vote. Neither party elected any candidates and PPC leader Maxime Bernier failed to win his seat
Producers hope AgriRecovery stems sell-off

Producers hope AgriRecovery stems sell-off

Finding feed continues to be a major challenge
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