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2021 – The year of the Gopher

2021 – The year of the Gopher

The gopher problem is particularly bad this year.
Grasshoppers causing problems for local farmers

Grasshoppers causing problems for local farmers

Farmers in southeast Saskatchewan struggle with grasshoppers' invasion.

Sask Wheat GM retires after 17-year tenure

Harvey Brooks has seen the development of the organization from a start-up commission to current full operations
Harvest operations begin in southeast Sask region

Harvest operations begin in southeast Sask region

Harvest operations have begun in the southeast region, but some fields have to wait a few more days.
Fertilizer prices stabilise after boom

Fertilizer prices stabilise after boom

International fertilizer prices remain at record highs
Crop report for the period of July 27 to August 2 2021

Crop report for the period of July 27 to August 2 2021

Harvest has started
Rain too late to affect crop yield for most Saskatchewan farmers

Rain too late to affect crop yield for most Saskatchewan farmers

Many producers would like more rain to recharge the water table and help with pasture growth; any rain now is too late to affect crop yield.
Midale Pioneer Echoes weekend celebrates history

Midale Pioneer Echoes weekend celebrates history

Farming history was celebrated during two days of activities in Midale.
Irrigation project to stimulate SK economy

Irrigation project to stimulate SK economy

The Lake Diefenbaker Irrigation Project is looking to widen the scope of irrigable land in the province, with the first phase beginning with the Westside rehabilitation and expansion.

Government of Canada taking action to support farmers facing extreme weather

Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced concrete measures the Government of Canada is taking to deliver the necessary support and resources for producers in areas affected by extreme weather.