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Farmers getting less, and consumers paying more: APAS

Farmers getting less, and consumers paying more: APAS

Jun 14, 2024 | 9:44am
REGINA — Farmers are getting less while consumers are paying more. This is the key finding of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan’s 2024 Farmers and Food Prices report. This year’s update highlights a concerning trend: farmers are receiving lower prices for their commodities at the same time as consumers are shelling out for higher […]
Beef Market Outlook: Demand high as supplies are low

Beef Market Outlook: Demand high as supplies are low

Jun 12, 2024 | 5:03pm
Demand for beef is expected to stay high even though the cattle herd has declined in Canada and the United States and beef prices are relatively high. Anne Wasko, president of Cattle Trends provided a detailed Beef Market Outlook to the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association AGM and Convention on Monday. “I really focused on the […]
Leon’s Manufacturing Goes Into Receivership

Leon’s Manufacturing Goes Into Receivership

Jun 12, 2024 | 4:12pm
A well-known Yorkton agri-business has gone into receivership. Leon’s Manufacturing and Ramrod Equipment locked their doors yesterday (Tue) afternoon. GX94 News has learned Ernst and Young out of Edmonton will be the receiver. The decision puts about eighty people out of work. Leon’s was born in Bankend, Saskatchewan in 1952. It built farm implements like […]
Manitoba Spring Seeding Over 90% Complete:  Manitoba Crop Report

Manitoba Spring Seeding Over 90% Complete: Manitoba Crop Report

Jun 12, 2024 | 4:08pm
Despite the wet conditions, seeding progress was made throughout much of the province last week and isestimated to be 92% complete. Spring cereals, peas, and grain corn are approximately 97% complete. Canola and soybean planting advanced, with 88% of canola acres and 92% of soybean acres planted. Many of the unseeded acres are expected to […]
Major Canadian Railways Continue to Perform Well for Farmers:  Ag Transport Coalition

Major Canadian Railways Continue to Perform Well for Farmers: Ag Transport Coalition

Jun 10, 2024 | 2:12pm
CN and CPKC Rail supplied a combined 96% of hopper cars ordered in grain week 44, a modest decline from the 98% order fulfillment performance seen in week 43.  In supplying 92% of cars ordered by shippers in week 44, CN performance deteriorated somewhat from the 98% order fulfillment performance seen the prior week.  CN […]