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Saskatchewan ranching still strong

Saskatchewan ranching still strong

Along with celebrating 150 years of Canadian Confederation this year, farm producers are also marking 150 years of the agriculture industry in Canada. Saskatchewan has been the breadbasket of the world for over a century.
Live History event hosted at Mossbank

Live History event hosted at Mossbank

The Mossbank and District Museum and the Mossbank Library co-hosted an unique Live History event on September 16. The museum was approached by the library about hosting the event together as a fundraiser and it turned out to be very successful.
Volumes higher, prices lower on provincial cattle markets

Volumes higher, prices lower on provincial cattle markets

A total of 8,591 head of cattle were sold in Saskatchewan for the week ending September 15, up from 5,568 head sold the previous week, and up slightly from 8,548 head the same week a year ago.
Rockets downed in home opener

Rockets downed in home opener

Assiniboia Composite High School Rockets football team was downed 6-26 in its first home game against the Preeceville Panthers at Bearss Field in Assiniboia on September 22.
Species at risk discovered on new conservation area

Species at risk discovered on new conservation area

Nature Conservancy of Canada has discovered 10 species at risk on its newly-acquired Wideview Complex. The Nature Conservancy of Canada is Canada’s leading private, not-for-profit land conservation organization.
New book pays tribute to Prairie pioneers

New book pays tribute to Prairie pioneers

Prairie Sunset: A Story of Change by Saskatchewan-born author Dion Manastyrski is a book that pays tribute to the pioneering generations who settled the Canadian Prairies.
Farm it Forward gives back to Mossbank

Farm it Forward gives back to Mossbank

Earlier this summer, Mossbank farmers banded together to plant a seed of an idea to better their community. This fall they harvested and sold their crop which is part of the Farm it Forward: Advancing our Community project.
TB branch supports Assiniboia Aquatic Centre

TB branch supports Assiniboia Aquatic Centre

The Assiniboia branch of TD Canada Trust made a donation to the Assiniboia Aquatics Centre on September 21. The branch regularly supports the community with donations.
Assiniboia auction sees fall price rise

Assiniboia auction sees fall price rise

The Assiniboia Livestock Auction held a pre-sorted all breeds sale for calves and yearlings on September 12. Steer calves and yearlings sold well above prices reached at this time last year. Heifer yearling prices were also higher than last year.
Harvest progress is made in Assiniboia area

Harvest progress is made in Assiniboia area

Producers have made significant harvest progress, due in large part to the warm and dry weather, Saskatchewan Agriculture reported for the week ending September 11.