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European pigs to eat only waste and byproducts?

European pigs to eat only waste and byproducts?

Politicians in the EU discuss the potential for a ban on use of farmland to produce livestock feedgrains.
Market assesses impact of Russia’s smaller wheat crop

Market assesses impact of Russia’s smaller wheat crop

Killer frosts, drought and excess moisture have trimmed yield prospects.
U.S. still biggest customer

U.S. still biggest customer

In 2023, 75 per cent of Canada’s beef was exported to the U.S.
Including cattle on cropland didn’t help soil health: research

Including cattle on cropland didn’t help soil health: research

Saskatchewan and Manitoba research finds soil benefits from cover crops, but grazing them doesn’t really move the needle.
Estevan Mercury Nelson Motors 4-H Member of the Month: Casey Brady

Estevan Mercury Nelson Motors 4-H Member of the Month: Casey Brady

Casey Brady has thoroughly enjoyed her first year in 4-H.
Sask. ditches are a free source of hay or bales

Sask. ditches are a free source of hay or bales

This year, approximately 44,500 hectares are slated for mowing.
New report highlights farmer share of food dollar

New report highlights farmer share of food dollar

Commodity prices dropped and retail prices rose, leaving both farmers and consumers unhappy.
Making liquid fertilizer so manure doesn’t have to be trucked

Making liquid fertilizer so manure doesn’t have to be trucked

Manure is put through a biogas digester and methane is burned in an engine to produce electricity and heat.
High farm debt ratio in ‘healthy range’

High farm debt ratio in ‘healthy range’

In the last five years the growth in receipts has outpaced the increase in debt due to strong commodity prices.
Next Gen Agriculture program accepting applications

Next Gen Agriculture program accepting applications

Deadline to apply is Aug. 11.