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Lawsuit Against Federal Government May Come Across Manitoba Desk

A class action lawsuit on behalf of farmers may be moving from federal court to Manitoba's Court of Queen's Bench. Manitoba farmer Andrew Dennis filed a 'statement of claim' in Manitoba seeking…

Canola Producers Prepare for Growing Season

While canola seeding might be a ways out, now is a good time for farmers to start making plans for seeding rates based on individual seed lots and fields. Angela Brackenreed is an Agronomist for the…

Saskatchewan's 'Guide to Crop Protection' Information Piece Available

Saskatchewan's 'Guide to Crop Protection' is a key tool on the farm. Crop Management Specialist Shannon Friesen says while it has been available online, the books are finally here. "So they finally…

Pulse Crop Acres to See Changes This Growing Season

We could see a bit of a shift in pulse acres this year, as compared to last year. Sherrilyn Phelps is the Agronomy and Seed Program Manager with Saskatchewan Pulse Growers. She says there's a lot of…

Applications Being Accepted for Canadian Scholarships

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Canadian Nuffield Farming Scholarships. Five $15,000 scholarships are available to successful applicants. You must be between 25 and 45 years of age…

Organic Crop Yields Showing Well

There is a lot to learn about organic production and scientists are continuing to work on finding better ways to produce and manage those operations. Dr. Brian McConkey was one of the key speakers at…

New Website Making Job Matching Easier in Ag Field

A farmer from southeast Saskatchewan has launched a web platform to make the task of matching employees to jobs in agriculture a little easier. Kristjan Hebert from Fairlight is the founder of…

Agricultural Hall of Fame Induction Approaching

It’s a big honour to be inducted into the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame. Six individuals who have played a key role in the ag sector will be inducted Saturday, April 22 in Saskatoon at the…

Regional Crop Specialist on Herbicide Resistance

Herbicide resistance is becoming more of a problem for producers. As a result, more and more producers are looking at herbicide layering. Regional Crop Specialist Cory Jacobs says herbicide layering…

CFIA Signs Science Agreement

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is protecting Canada's food, plants and animals through science and collaboration with partners, both internationally and in Canada. The CFIA has signed a…

New Free Trade Agreement Long Overdue: CFA President

Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) President Ron Bonnett said in the past, there were often more trade barriers between provinces than there would be between Canada and other countries. He was…

Some Producers Dealing With Mice in Crops

Mice populations are on the rise in parts of Saskatchewan and Alberta, due to conditions in fields providing an ideal refuge for the critters. John Ippolito, Regional Crop Specialist for Kindersley,…

Organic Producers Meet in Swift Current

The focus was on organics Friday in Swift Current. There are 842 certified organic producers, 28 certified organic livestock producers and 89 certified organic processors in Saskatchewan.…

Grain & Fertilization Plant Turns Sod

It was a big day Wednesday for farmer investors involved in the Genesis Grain and Fertilizer Project. Officials were on hand at the future site of the SuperCenter for the official sod-turning.…

Spraying Tips for Wet Weather

Last year’s wet weather means farmers will likely be seeing more of a problem with winter annuals. Making sure your sprayer is ready to go is always key. Tom Wolf owns Agrimetrix Research and…

Cash Advance Program Rolling Out

The first payments will start rolling out this week under the 2017-18 federal cash advance payments program. The Canadian Canola Growers Association handles the applications and processing of the…

Herbicide Resistance Issues Increasing

Herbicide resistance is becoming more of an issue for farmers. Eric Johnson, a Research Assistant with the Weed Management Program at the University of Saskatchewan says that right now, about 50% of…

Over One Million Acres Still to be Combined

Saskatchewan and Alberta farmers with crop remaining in the field will be counting on some cooperative weather in the coming weeks. Saskatchewan Crop Insurance estimates about 1.3 million acres need…

Federal Ag Critic Concerned About Chemical Approval

Conservative Agriculture Critic David Anderson is concerned by the way the Federal Government is handling chemical approval and registration. Health Canada has proposed a ban on the controversial use…

Stock Growers Seeking Producer Input

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association is once again calling for producer input. General Manager Chad MacPherson says they just launched their third online producer survey. "The survey covers all…

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