Saskatchewan Crop Report

Farmers able to make substantial seeding progress over the past week

Farmers able to make substantial seeding progress over the past week

May 16, 2024 | 10:25am
Seeding in Saskatchewan is nearly one-third of the way done. The Provincial crop report released Thursday morning notes seeding province-wide is 32 per cent complete, up from 12 per cent last week. However, it is behind the 5-year average of 54 per cent and the 10-year average of 45 per cent. Farmers in the southwest […]
Rainfall comes at a good time for producers

Rainfall comes at a good time for producers

May 10, 2024 | 4:22pm
A farmer just outside of Regina says he had some moisture in the ground but not enough to say it was adequate. Levi Wood with Westwood Agri Services, southwest of Regina, described the weather conditions he’s had so far during the Provincial Crop Report announcement Thursday morning.  “We’ve been kind of drought-adjacent the last couple […]
Sask. Ag Ministry Needs More Crop Reporters

Sask. Ag Ministry Needs More Crop Reporters

Nov 27, 2023 | 5:02pm
The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture is looking for additional crop reporters for the next growing season. Crops Extension Specialist MacKenzie Hladun says being a crop reporter doesn’t take much time out of the week – between five to ten minutes. Once a person signs up, the Ag Ministry will send a package containing a rain gauge, a […]
Farmers stay ahead of 5 & 10-year averages as harvest is 68% complete

Farmers stay ahead of 5 & 10-year averages as harvest is 68% complete

Sep 14, 2023 | 2:33pm
More crop is in the bin as 68 percent of harvest has been completed. It’s ahead of the 5-year average of 52 percent as well as the 10-year average of 48 percent. Farmers in the southwest are almost done at 93 percent, the west-central 78 percent, east-central 54 percent, northeast 55 percent, and the northwest […]
Halfway through 2023 Harvest in Saskatchewan

Halfway through 2023 Harvest in Saskatchewan

Sep 7, 2023 | 8:48pm
Harvest in Saskatchewan is over the half-way point, according to the Saskatchewan Crop Report, released Thursday morning. The report notes 51 percent of the 2023 crop has been combined, up from 33 percent last week, and ahead of the 5-year average of 34 percent as well as the 10-year average of 33 percent. Farmers in […]
Saskatchewan Harvest 33 percent complete: Crop Report

Saskatchewan Harvest 33 percent complete: Crop Report

Aug 31, 2023 | 11:54am
We’re a third of the way through harvest. The Saskatchewan Crop Report says 33 percent has been combined, up from 21 percent last week, and ahead of the 5-year average of 23 percent as well as the 10-year average of 20 percent. Crops Extension Specialist  MacKenzie Hladun says the southwest is furthest advanced at 60 […]

Saskatchewan farmers gearing up for the harvest season

Aug 3, 2023 | 4:41pm

Most areas of Saskatchewan are preparing for harvest operations, while combines are becoming a frequent site in the west-central and southwest regions. The Saskatchewan Crop Report for the period of July 24-31 says hot conditions persist and crops continue to ripen. Producers are hoping for rain after harvest to replenish soil moisture for next year. Rain […]

Yield potential, topsoil moisture continue to be negatively affected by dry conditions

Jul 27, 2023 | 3:35pm

The continuing dry conditions are affecting crop yield potential of Saskatchewan crops. The Saskatchewan Crop Report says harvest has begun in the driest areas – the west central and southwest regions. Rain fell in a few areas, ranging from 37-40 mm to just trace amounts. Producers are wanting substantial moisture as some areas have gone […]

Crop Development Moved Quickly With Warm Weather, Widespread Rain

Jul 6, 2023 | 2:40pm

Warm weather and widespread rain this week helped crop development, but it didn’t stay for very long to help out topsoil moisture, according to the latest Saskatchewan crop report. Crops Extension Specialist MacKenzie Hladun says crops are advancing quickly. She says 60 percent of canola is in the flowering stage, and 56 percent, of this […]

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.” […]