Agriculture Canada releases report on fertilizer reduction goals

Mar 23, 2023 | 11:16am

Agriculture Canada has released a report on its fertilizer target emission reduction goals. Over two thousand submissions were received between March and October last year through the internet, workshops and town hall meetings. Ottawa has set a tartget of reducing emissions 30 percent from 2020 levels by 2030. As a result of the consultations, a […]

Closing grain prices Monday Feb 27

Feb 27, 2023 | 1:21pm

Closing grain prices Monday Feb 27 Durum 458.38 Feed barley 367.58 Canola 816.72 Chickpeas 1058.22 Flax 636.98 Lentils 738.55 Oats 229.32 Yellow Peas 463.55 Feed wheat 289.56 1 Red Spring Wheat 393.15

Sask gov’t responds to SARM request on Lake Diefenbaker Irrigation project

Feb 24, 2023 | 1:34pm

  The province has responded to a SARM request for more progress on the Lake Diefenbaker irrigation project to provide much-needed drought relief. President Ray Orb says 45 million dollars was allocated for preliminary engineering and there was discussion phase one work could start this year. Orb says the four billion dollar mega-project was announced […]

SaskFlax looking to make changes to levy

Feb 2, 2023 | 5:00am

As Saskatchewan flax acres have declined in recent years, this has had a negative impact on revenue for the flax commission. SaskFlax Board Chair Gregory Sundquist said the loss of revenue and the departure of executive director Wayne Thompson had forced them to make some tough decisions. Sundquist says SaskFlax had already announced it has […]

Sask Stock Growers president see 2022 as a mixed year for cattle producers

Dec 28, 2022 | 2:06pm

2022 is being described as a mixed year for cattle producers across Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan Stock Growers president Garner Deobald says producers had more rainfall this past year but the southwest remains extremely dry. Some producers are being forced to haul water. But he says cattle prices were on the upswing this fall, as was costs […]

Closing grain prices Monday June 6

Jun 6, 2022 | 1:31pm

Closing grain prices Monday June 6 Durum 606.27 Feed barley 387.54 Canola 1090.12 Chickpeas 999.99 Flax 1094.61 Lentils 891.50 Oats 436.53 Yellow Peas 604.65 Feed wheat 378.30 1 Red Spring Wheat 512.34

Federated Co-op outlines new internet platform for farmers

Mar 28, 2022 | 1:03pm

Federated Co-op has announced a new online platform and brand. Co-op Agzone is a new suite of digital solutions that will increase to support Western Canadian farmers in the field, in the yard and in the books. The first digital program is Co-op AgZone Field, a digital agronomy tool to provide a simpler way to […]

Grain companies say grain movement by rail is poor this winter

Feb 17, 2022 | 5:11am

  Prairie grain companies are disappointed with rail grain movement this winter. The executive director of the Western Grain Elevator Association, Wade Sobkowich, says the most recent week saw CN Rail supply only 45 percent of hopper car demand, and CP Rail supply 48 percent. In earlier weeks, he says it was even less. Sobkowich […]

Opening grain prices Tuesday Nov 24

Nov 24, 2020 | 9:35am

Opening grain prices Tuesday Nov 24 Durum 288.44 Feed Barley 209.70 Canola 526.87 Flax 671.75 Lentils 594.50 Oats 206.53 Yellow Peas 322.89 Feed wheat 183.72 1 Red Spring Wheat 235.84

Opening grain prices Tuesday June 23

Jun 23, 2020 | 10:41am

Opening grain prices Tuesday June 23 Durum                         266.39 Feed Barley                196.71 Canola                        436.08 Flax                             512.79 Lentils                         714.50 Oats                            264.16 Yellow Peas                257.89 Feed Wheat                172.88 1 Red Spring Wheat   222.66