2023 seed germination tests look good

Jan 23, 2023 | 11:29am

The molecular lab manager at Discovery Seed Labs in Saskatoon says seed quality for the 2023 crops is good, with not a lot of bad news to deliver. Sandy Junek released fall germination and vigour statistics at the Saskatchewan SeedGrowers Association annual general meeting in Saskatoon this month. Junek says wheat germination was 95 percent, […]

Getting ready to garden

May 3, 2022 | 5:47am

Gardeners may be looking to make for some lost time now the weather is beginning to warm up. With temperatures moving above +20 this week many gardeners are starting their prep work. It is a slower start to the gardening season as compared to last year. Compared to last year, Lucille Bouvier of Plant Ranch […]

New high tech agri-food research centre set-up in Saskatoon

Mar 5, 2021 | 5:20am

A new high tech agri-food research centre is being set-up at the Global Institute for Food Security in Saskatoon. The Institute’s executive director, Steve Webb, says the Engineering Biology Agri-food Innovation Centre will use $3.2-million in funds for cutting-edge research to advance agriculture. The money comes from the Canada Centre for Innovation. One of the […]