Spring seeding

Nearly 90 percent of seeding complete in Saskatchewan

Jun 1, 2023 | 3:11pm

Another great week for seeding in Saskatchewan. According to today’s crop report, 89 percent of seeding has been completed, up from 68 percent the previous week, but slightly behind the 5-year average of 92 percent for this time of year. The northwest region is almost done at 97 percent complete, the west central is 94 […]

Seeding progress in Saskatchewan jumped by 30 percent

May 25, 2023 | 1:45pm

Seeding in Saskatchewan is over two-thirds of the way done. The third crop report of the season indicates 68 percent of seeding is complete, a 30 percent increase from the previous week, but behind the 5-year average of 76 percent. The northwest region is almost done at 84 percent complete, followed by the west-central at 81 […]

APAS frustrated by Unifor decision to block fuel access for farmers

May 15, 2020 | 1:03pm

In an open letter to farmers issued Thursday, Unifor 594 said that they will be disrupting farmers’ fuel supplies during seeding to try and end the months-long dispute. President of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan, Todd Lewis says he is disappointed with Unifor’s decision. “Farmer’s don’t want to be dragged into the middle of […]

SK farmers making good progress with seeding

May 14, 2020 | 11:29am

Many farmers in Saskatchewan were able to get into the field this week, with many starting seeding or planning to seed within the next few weeks. Seeding is 18 percent complete in the province, up 7 percent from last week. This is below the five-year average of 25 percent. The southwest region is leading the […]

Motorists reminded to keep caution around farm equipment during seeding

Jun 2, 2019 | 10:00am

The Saskatchewan government is warning motorists to watch out for slow moving farm machinery during the spring seeding season. Add in the fact that construction season is picking up across the province, drivers will need to take extra caution while commuting or travelling over the next couple months. Provincial crops analyst Cory Jacob says it […]