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Farm Land Value Increasing

Information from the Farm Financial Survey for 2015 is now available. Data for the Stats Canada survey was gathered and analyzed in 2016. According to the survey the average net worth per farm…

Canada Poised to Play Large Role in Ag Rise

A leading Canadian agri-food expert says Canada has an opportunity to significantly boost its gross domestic product and be a key player in the coming agriculture-industrial revolution. But Evan…

Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association Calling for Fee Reduction

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is calling on the Canadian Grain Commission to reduce, and refund, user fees charged to farmers marketing their grain. The CGC collects $1.80 per tonne…

Canada to Celebrate Ag Day

Thursday is being marked as Canada’s first Agriculture Day, a day designed to draw a closer connection between Canadians, our food and the people who produce it. Candace Hill, manager of the farm…

Weed Control on Top of Farmers' Minds

Warm weather across Saskatchewan this week will have some farmers thinking about seeding, and as they make their plans for the year, weed control is definitely something to keep in mind. John…

Ranchers Preparing for Calving Season

Calving activities are now underway in parts of Saskatchewan, and those producers who haven't yet started are making their preparations, including making sure the pregnant cows have the adequate feed…

Lack of Infrastructure Costing Farmers

A lack of inland infrastructure and port capacity is costing Canadian farmers money. That from Thomas Mielke, the Executive Director of Oilworld, a forecasting service based out of Hamburg, Germany.…

Wet Growing Season Leads to Disease in Crops

With wet growing and harvesting conditions in parts of Saskatchewan in 2016, crop diseases were very prevalent. Barb Zeissman, provincial plant disease specialist with the Ministry of Agriculture,…

Crop Rotation Used to Combat Disease

Farmers are making their cropping plans for the year, and are looking at ways to reduce diseases with their crop rotations. Brent Flaten, Integrated Pest Management Specialist with the Ministry of…

Seeding to Forages Covered Under Growing Forward Framework

This is the final year for the Farm Stewardship program under the Growing Forward 2 framework, which can help farmers seed marginal land back to forages. Trevor Lennox, Regional Forage Specialist…

Technological Advancements in Agriculture

Agriculture technology is always adapting and changing to meet the growing needs of producers today. Peter Gredig with AgNition was one of the presenters during the recently Ag Outlook with Farm…

Livestock Feed Market Good for Faba Beans

The domestic livestock feed market, specifically hog and poultry, present the best opportunities for Western Canadian faba beans. That's one of the points made in a 35-page report commissioned by…

Pulse Production on the Rise

Pulse production and consumption around the world continues to grow. Brian Clancey with Stat Publishing gave the Pulse Market presentation at this week’s Regional Pulse Meetings. "Prices have been so…

Gervais Optimistic for Agriculture in 2017

Producers taking part in FCC’s Ag Outlook learned more about some of the factors influencing the ag sector. FCC’S Chief Agricultural Economist JP Gervais says there’s a variety of things to watch…

Changes at Canadian Grain Commission

There’s more changes at the Canadian Grain Commission. Ogema area farmer Lonny McKague is taking on a new role at the Canadian Grain Commission. He has been selected to fill the Commissioner’s role.…

U of R Launches Lentils Project

The University of Regina has launched a crop research project using nuclear imaging. High tech CT scans will be used on lentils to study drought and rising temperatures related to climate change. The…

Ministry of Ag Holds Grain Marketing Workshops

Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture recently held a series of Grain Marketing Workshops around the province. Farmers had a chance to learn more about grain contracts and how to make them work for…

Carbon Sequestration Important for Farmers

The Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference gave producers a lot to think about. It was a full two days of presentations January 24 and 25, including one which looked at using Grazing Management for…

$3.5 Million Announced for Research

Saskatchewan’s livestock sector got some good news Wednesday. Speaking at the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Semi-Annual Meeting Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced nearly $3.5 million in Federal…

Record Production in Wheat, Quality Down

Several factors in global markets have led to a massive disparity for local producers searching to get top dollar for their products. Mike Jubinville with ProFarmer Canada says that wheat has seen a…

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