Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Tick Season is Still Not Over

The Ministry of Health reminds Saskatchewan residents to remain vigilant for ticks on themselves and pets. While blacklegged ticks are rare in Saskatchewan, they remain...

Saskatchewan Government Announces $3.2 Million in Funding to the Global Institute...

Innovation Saskatchewan and the Ministry of Agriculture have announced a combined multi-year funding of $3.2 million to the Global Institute for Food Security's (GIFS)...

Crop Report for the Period of September 21 to 27, 2021

Little to no precipitation was received this past week allowing producers another week of good conditions to help wrap up the 2021 harvest. Producers...

Know Your Enemy – Wild Buckwheat Biology

By Kaeley Kindrachuk, TechAg, Crops Extension Specialist, Outlook Producers who deal with wild buckwheat every year know it is a problematic weed for the farm....

Plant Diversity Can Be Beneficial to Pasture and Rangeland

By Trevor Lennox, PAg, Range Management Extension Specialist, Swift Current Did you know that diversity is important for productive and healthy pastures? Productivity on pastures...

Crop Report For The Period September 14 To 20, 2021

Relatively warm, dry conditions this week allowed farmers to make good harvest progress. Farmers with crop still in the field are hoping for these...

Accelerated Site Closure Program Landowner Nomination Process

Under the Accelerated Site Closure Program, the Government of Saskatchewan provides landowners with oil and gas sites on their land an opportunity to nominate...

Cargill Launches U.S. Carbon Farming Program for Next Season

Source: reuters.com/ Karl Plume, September 17, 2021 Cargill did not disclose the number of acres currently enrolled in RegenConnect. Sept 15 (Reuters) - Global commodities trader...

Zebra Mussels Intercepted Near Manitoba Border

Thanks to swift action by Ministry of Environment inspectors and conservation officers, a boat contaminated with invasive zebra mussels was intercepted at a watercraft...

2021 Crop Diagnostic School

By Mike Brown AAg, CCA, Crops Extension Specialist, Humboldt For the second year in a row, the Ministry of Agriculture’s crops extension specialists held Crop...
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