Veteran Broadcaster Jim Smalley Announces Retirement

Oct 11, 2022 | 11:45am

“Good Afternoon, and good farming!” A simple enough phrase that has been the wrap up of “Saskatchewan Agriculture Today” Monday to Friday on 620CKRM for 40 years. Jim Smalley has been hosting “Saskatchewan Agriculture Today” for four decades.  While everything seemed to change over that time, the people who listen to his hour long agriculture […]

Seeding nears completion across Saskatchewan

Jun 4, 2020 | 10:23am

  Saskatchewan farmers made good seeding progress this past week and are nearing completion. The latest crop report says 96 percent of the crop is planted, up from 80 percent last week and ahead of the 5 year average of 92 percent. Seeding ranges from 99 percent in the southwest to 93 percent in east-central […]

Agriculture industry facing challenges in finding workers

Feb 24, 2020 | 7:00am

Even though the numbers are better than other agriculture sector, such as market gardens and livestock operations, grain and oilseed farms still have challenges filling labour and manager positions. The Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC) conducted an extensive survey of 1,316 employers, 278 workers and 110 industry stakeholders. The CAHRC estimates grain and oilseed […]