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Saskatchewan has highest increase in farm equity: Stats Canada

Saskatchewan has highest increase in farm equity: Stats Canada

The report shows both assets and liabilities increasing over the past year, but asset values increased much more rapidly producing the increase in the value of equity.
Traceability updates create concerns

Traceability updates create concerns

Livestock Markets Association asks CFIA for producer education on changes to Health of Animals Regulations.
Canadian barley has opportunity in China

Canadian barley has opportunity in China

Canada’s crop off to a good start due to ample early-season rainfall in key growing areas.
Fragile pigs an unexpected risk of past breeding efforts

Fragile pigs an unexpected risk of past breeding efforts

Diseases develop, mutate and sneak in constantly.
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.
Block Ranch receives stewardship award

Block Ranch receives stewardship award

Block Ranch, near Abbey, consists of approximately 60,000 acres.
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.