Latest crop report says much of Sask grainbelt received rain during past week

Jun 23, 2022 | 1:12pm

The latest crop report says much of the Saskatchewan grainbelt received rain during the past week. Provincial crops extension specialist Matt Struthers says crop development faces some issues but moisture was certainly welcome. He says producers who did not receive rain are seeing their crops starting to go backward in development. The rainfall was widespread, […]

Field tour and farm regenerative conference in late June in McCord

Jun 2, 2022 | 2:14pm

  A newly formed rural group in southwest Saskatchewan will hold a field tour and regenerative agriculture conference in late June. Calvin Gavelin is a spokesperson with Prairie South Holistic Management. He says field tours and the farm conference will be held June 24th to 26th in McCord, about 250 kilometers southwest of Regina. The […]

Sask harvest reaches 89 percent

Sep 23, 2021 | 10:12am

Saskatchewan farmers made good harvest progress this past week. Provincial crops extension specialist Matt Struthers says harvest is 89 percent complete, up from 74 percent last week. He says combining is well ahead of average of 63 percent for this time of year. Harvest ranges from 94 percent in the southwest to 77 percent in […]

Sask. agriculture minister says this week’s snowfall beneficial for fields & pastures

Apr 15, 2021 | 5:01am

Agriculture minister David Marit says this week’s snowfall will help with seed germination this spring. Marit adds the snowfall will also improve pasture conditions in the dry southern areas of the province. He says the snowfall adds optimism to the farming community. The threat of wildfires is also reduced. Environment Canada says south and eastern […]

Sask. and federal government announce 64-million-dollar pasture land swap

Sep 9, 2020 | 4:34am

The Saskatchewan and federal government are making a 64-million-dollar land swap. Environment Canada acquires 800 square kilometres of the Govenlock, Nashlyn and Battle Creek pastures in southwest Saskatchewan. In return, the province acquires federal lands and fencing, barns and corrals of of equal value in 55 former federal community pastures which have transitioned to producer […]

Harvest reaches 15 to 20 percent in parts of Southeast Sask.

Aug 28, 2019 | 5:40am

Harvest is estimated at 15 to 20 percent in the Weyburn area of southeast Saskatchewan. The regional crops specialist in Weyburn, Sherri Roberts, says combining has been delayed in recent days by rainfall. She expects crop production to be average to above average despite a dry start to the growing season in the southeast. She […]