Agriculture

Artist Helps Plant Indigenous Food Source in Saskatoon

Source: Creeson Agecoutay, ctvnews.ca, July 04, 2020 Wesaquate also wanted to plant the berries because of the historical significance. SASKATOON -- Artist and spoken word...

Sask. Tests New App To Improve Farmers’ Mental Health

Innovation Saskatchewan and the Ministry of Agriculture are partnering with a health services company to provide farmers with a new tool to track their...

Insect Surveys in Saskatchewan

By James Tansey, PhD AAg, Provincial Insect/Pest Management Specialist, Regina To get a sense of the potential threats to Saskatchewan crop production that insect pests...

How the Canadian Goose Bounced Back From the End of Extinction

Source: Adina Bresge The Associated Press, globalnews.ca, July 01, 2020 By the turn of the 20th century, unregulated hunting drove Canada geese to the brink...

Crops in Argentina and Brazil Threatened by Locust Swarm

Source: bbc.ca, June 30, 2020 Insects have caused damage to crops of corn, sugar cane, wheat and oats. Brazil and Argentina are monitoring the movements of...

New Bee Species Honours High Flying Canadian Hero

The Royal Saskatchewan Museum (RSM) announced today that a newly recognized species of bee native to North America is named in honour of Canadian...

Windiest Weather in 30 Years

Source: Allan Dawson, manitobacooperator.ca, June 26, 2020 The two biggest issues farmers have been dealing with are high winds and flea beetles this season.  The windiest...

Supporting Livestock Producers Through the Western Livestock Price Insurance Program

By Jodie Griffin, WLPIP Coordinator, SCIC Western Livestock Price Insurance Program (WLPIP) premiums have increased significantly since the end of February due to the uncertainty...

Sask. Producers Are Facing Flea Beetles and Dry Conditions

Source: CTVNewsRegina.ca Staff, regina.ctvnews.ca, June 25, 2020 Although farmers are facing challenges, the crop development is around the normal stage for this time of year. REGINA...

Provided It’s a Canadian Registered Variety, Americans Can Now Sell Their...

Source: Karen Briere, Producer.com, June 24, 2020 CUSMA takes effect on July 1st. Among other things, changes are coming that will protect Canada’s quality assurance...
3,226FansLike
164FollowersFollow
474FollowersFollow

EDITORS PICKS

X