Farm tractor sales show a slump in July across Canada

Aug 11, 2022 | 1:56pm

  The latest figures show sales of farm tractors were down last month in Canada. The latest figures from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, says tractor sales were down 10.7 percent in July, down in all two-wheel drive sectors, although four wheel drive tractors were up 28 percent. Combine harvester sales fell 32 percent last […]

June farm tractor sales in Canada are down but combine sales are up

Jul 12, 2022 | 2:27pm

  The latest data shows Canadian and U.S. farm tractor monthly unit sales fell in June, while harvester sales grew in both countries. The details from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers says tractor sales were down 5 percent in Canada and 8.2 percent in the U.S. in June. However, in Canada, two wheel drive units […]

Most Sask crops rated fair to good with harvest to start soon

Aug 1, 2019 | 1:31pm

  The latest crop report says the majority of fields across Saskatchewan are rated fair to good. Provincial crops analyst Cory Jacob says crop conditions range from poor to excellent but most are in good shape. Jacob says rainfall ranged from a trace to 57 millimeters in the Turtleford area this past week. He expects […]

Harvest expected to start in a week to 10 days in southeast Saskatchewan

Jul 30, 2019 | 5:45am

Combines are expecting to be rolling in the southeast part of the province in a week to ten days. The regional crop specialist in Weyburn, Sherri Roberts, says some wheat fields are starting to turn colour and combines are being prepared for the harvest rush. Last year, she says farmers were harvesting on August first, […]