Hot and dry weather sees crops progress in Saskatchewan

Aug 25, 2022 | 12:31pm

Thanks to the hot and dry weather, Saskatchewan crops progressed over the last week. According to the latest crop report from the Ministry of Agriculture, harvest progress sits at 16 per cent, up from five per cent last week and on par with the five-year average. An additional 12 per cent of the crop is […]

Sask. grasshopper outbreak forecast to decrease in 2021

Dec 23, 2020 | 4:47am

The latest grasshopper forecast for Saskatchewan sees reduced threat in 2021. Provincial insect specialist James Tansey says crop loss was moderate to insects this past year. He says there were several grasshopper outbreaks, notably around the southwest, southeast and west central and central areas. He adds there were grasshopper hotspots in the Qu’Appelle Valley near […]