Sask Ag News

Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister calls FPT Ag Minister Meetings productive

Jul 25, 2023 | 3:20pm

Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit believes the recent meeting of his federal, provincial, and territorial counterparts, was the most productive one. The meeting in Fredericton, New Brunswick was his 5th one, and is back home after missing the wrap up news conference on Friday to catch a flight back to the province. There were no […]

Ag-in-Motion wrapped up, preparations for next year’s show underway

Jul 21, 2023 | 5:26pm

The Discovery Farm Langham site, northwest of Saskatoon, won’t be full of activity until next year. That’s the home of Ag-in-Motion, which wrapped up yesterday (Thurs). Day one had rain and gusty winds, but the next two days brought sunshine and warm temperatures. As far as attendance went Wednesday appeared to be the busiest day of […]

Crop Report: warm weather helps crop development and haying progress

Jul 21, 2023 | 3:43pm

Warm weather helped crop development and haying progress, according to the Saskatchewan Crop Report. It says 61 percent of fall cereals are at normal stages of development and 35 percent are ahead; 55 percent of spring cereals are at normal stages of development, while 37 percent are ahead; 58 percent of oilseeds are at normal stages […]

More exhibitors at Ag-in-Motion

Jul 18, 2023 | 11:57pm

Ag-in-Motion is underway and it already set a new record for exhibitors at the annual show. Show Director Rob O’Connor said 580 exhibitors are at this year’s event, surpassing the previous record of 562 from 2018. “We did not change the physical size of the show, what we did to incorporate the new exhibitors is […]

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 […]

Crops developing quickly due to dry conditions, while some received heavy localized rain

Jun 29, 2023 | 3:31pm

Most of Saskatchewan is dry while some areas got heavy localized rain, according to this week’s crop report. Matthew Struthers with the Ministry of Agriculture called it another topsy-turvy week for producers – some were “slammed with rain and hail” and others were “begging the skies to open up and give them at least a little drop.” […]

Four R&D projects receiving funding from Innovation Saskatchewan

Jun 27, 2023 | 2:18pm

Innovation Saskatchewan is investing $1.1-million in 4 industry-led research and development projects. The money is through the Saskatchewan Advantage Innovation Fund (SAIF) and Agtech Growth Fund (AGF).  The SAIF supports the commercialization of innovations in the province’s core economic sectors, while the AGF works in concert to accelerate the commercialization of novel agricultural technologies, according to […]

Passion for all things country turns into a business for a Mossbank teenager

Jun 23, 2023 | 4:37pm

A Mossbank teenager is taking his passion for the outdoors and turning it into a publication. 15-year-old Carson Green is the owner and creator of “Everything Country Magazine”, and says he started it in 2021, with the setting which he lived in being an inspiration. “Ranching, Agriculture, Rodeo, Hunting, you name it, it’s in there,” […]

Spraying and scouting crop development the focus of this week’s Crop Report

Jun 22, 2023 | 8:35pm

With seeding complete in Saskatchewan, producers have shifted their focus to pesticide application and crop development. Crops Extension Specialist MacKenzie Hladun says crops are at their normal stages of development for this time of year. Provincially, fall cereal crops are slightly ahead in development at 31 percent, while oilseeds are slightly behind in development at […]