crop conditions

Halfway through 2023 Harvest in Saskatchewan

Halfway through 2023 Harvest in Saskatchewan

Sep 7, 2023 | 8:48pm
Harvest in Saskatchewan is over the half-way point, according to the Saskatchewan Crop Report, released Thursday morning. The report notes 51 percent of the 2023 crop has been combined, up from 33 percent last week, and ahead of the 5-year average of 34 percent as well as the 10-year average of 33 percent. Farmers in […]

Despite dry conditions and little rain, crops at or ahead of development

Jul 13, 2023 | 5:30pm

Crops continue to develop, despite the dry conditions and little rain. Crops Extension Specialist MacKenzie Hladun says rainfall totals were very low, as the Dinsmore area got the most at just 14mm. Soil moisture conditions were affected as a result: cropland topsoil moisture is rated as 21 percent adequate, 55 percent short and 24 percent […]

Esterhazy farmer says rain has been hit-and-miss

Jul 12, 2023 | 3:54pm

An Esterhazy area farmer says when you plant 52-thousand acres, you have a lot riding on your crops. Hrushka Farms near Esterhazy is certainly one of the largest grain farms in Saskatchewan. Rain has been hit-and-miss this summer and Kevin Hrushka says that has impacted crop development, saying the north end of his land looks […]