Farmers’ Market vendors adapting in year of COVID-19, scorching heat

Jul 29, 2021 | 7:53am

An easing pandemic, and blistering heat has made for quite an interesting year so far at the Regina Farmers’ Market. Wayne Gienow of Lincoln Gardens, is one of the market’s many vendors, and he says despite everything, business is going quite well. “The vegetables are fine, we irrigate and take care of them,” said Gienow. […]

Sask Crop Insurance coverage rises 22 percent while rates go up 16 percent

Feb 23, 2021 | 11:38am

Saskatchewan crop insurance coverage in 2021 will be at record levels but premiums are also on the rise. Deputy premier Donna Harpauer says crop insurance coverage will reach 273 dollars per acre due to higher commodity prices and higher coverage, up from 224 dollars. Coverage rises 22 percent while rates are up 16 percent. The […]

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 […]