root rot

Root rot affecting some pulse crops in Saskatchewan

Aug 5, 2020 | 5:01am

Many pea and lentils crops are doing well, but there have been reports of root rot in various areas around the province. Saskatchewan Pulse Growers agronomy manager Sherrilyn Phelps says the most serious is one called aphanomyces. “If it’s affecting those roots, the roots can’t take up water, they’re not taking up nutrients, the plant […]

Sask crops advance rapidly as farmers prepare for harvest

Jul 23, 2020 | 10:04am

  Saskatchewan crops are advancing quickly due to recent rain and warm weather across much of the grainbelt.The latest provincial crop report says most crops are near normal development. Some crops in southern areas are starting to dry-down and some harvest operations are expected to begin in the coming weeks. Rainfall was varied with many […]

Latest crop report says Sask faced wild weather this past week

Jul 18, 2019 | 11:52am

  The latest provincial crop report says Saskatchewan farmers faced some wild weather this past week. Provincial crops analyst Cory Jacob says hail, severe winds and heavy rain caused some crop damage. He says there was hail in several areas including Eston, Ogema, Kindersley and Rosetown. Jacob says Frobisher, about 250 kilometers southeast of Regina, […]