Drought Conditions

Multiple Rural Municipalities declaring agricultural disasters as drought conditions persist

Jul 13, 2023 | 4:20pm

The Rural Municipality of Dundurn has declared an agricultural disaster, as a result of ongoing drought conditions. On its website, the R.M. is also calling on various levels of government to provide disaster relief to farmers and ranchers. The R.M.s of Old Post and Arlington are other areas that have also declared agricultural disasters, according […]

Hursh: Sask. Crop Insurance will be swamped with claims due to drought conditions

Jul 10, 2023 | 3:19pm

Many fields won’t see a combine and crop insurance claims are going to soar. That rather dire prediction today from agricultural commentator Kevin Hursh. Hursh says drought conditions have made headlines in Alberta, but he says the extent of the problem isn’t yet fully appreciated in Saskatchewan. Hursh says the dryness has been expanding with markets and governments […]