Enhanced coverage and lower premiums offered through Sask Crop Insurance in 2020

Feb 25, 2020 | 2:00pm

  Agriculture minister David Marit has announced lower premiums and a slight drop in crop insurance coverage for 2020. Marit says average premiums will decline 14 percent or one dollar 21 cents to 7 dollars 40 cents an acre. Average coverage goes from 230 dollars an acre to 224 dollars, down 2.6 percent. Marit says […]

Stats Canada estimates show less production in wheat, canola

Sep 1, 2019 | 12:00pm

Stats Canada says a July farm survey found farmers are expected to produce less wheat, canola, corn and soybeans this year, but more barley and oats. The latest spring wheat production estimate is up this year, but durum and winter are down. The estimate currently stands at 2.9 percent from last year at 31.3 million […]