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Photos: Estevan Regional 4-H Show and Sale sees a lot of talent and support

Photos: Estevan Regional 4-H Show and Sale sees a lot of talent and support

About 70 kids from Browning, Crossroads, Benson, Steelman and Outram-Madigan 4-H Clubs joined the event and showcased their skills and animals.
Dogs put to work in fight against animal disease

Dogs put to work in fight against animal disease

Beagles and Labrador retrievers are used in North American airports to help catch banned food that could spread disease.
Contract issue ‘settled’ for grain handlers

Contract issue ‘settled’ for grain handlers

Western Grain Elevator Association member companies are happy with the current commercial system.
Opinion: Ag policy must not ignore science and common sense

Opinion: Ag policy must not ignore science and common sense

A cosmetic pesticide ban, as reasonable as it may sound, could also have serious implications for farmers.
Analysts expect sluggish economic growth as GDP slows

Analysts expect sluggish economic growth as GDP slows

Consumer spending to take a hit as governments shut the taps on stimulus money and interest rates continue to increase.
Sask. family named Outstanding Young Farmers

Sask. family named Outstanding Young Farmers

Sister, brother and brother-in-law will now participate in the national competition to be held in Montreal in November.
Another dry year could put some Sask. ranchers out of business

Another dry year could put some Sask. ranchers out of business

Feed shortages inevitable says SCA.
Bovine TB case in Sask. could have painful consequences

Bovine TB case in Sask. could have painful consequences

The herd of origin was tested in May, reactor animals slaughtered and two cases of bovine TB confirmed June 19.
Harvesting hay along Saskatchewan highways now permitted

Harvesting hay along Saskatchewan highways now permitted

Haying and ditch mowing gets into full swing.
Grand opening held for UFA Petroleum in Weyburn

Grand opening held for UFA Petroleum in Weyburn

“UFA is here to support farmers, ranchers and our local communities,” said Scott Bolton, UFA President and CEO