agriculture

Canadian cattle herd at its lowest in three decades: Stats Canada

Canadian cattle herd at its lowest in three decades: Stats Canada

Feb 27, 2024 | 3:40pm
The Canadian cattle herd has fallen to its lowest level in more than 30 years. Statistics Canada reports on January 1st, there were 11.1 million cattle and calves on farms, down 2.1 percent from the previous year. That is the lowest number since 1989. Drought conditions and tight feed supplies, along with good prices, resulted […]
Word of yellow mustard being phased out at Subway trends on social media

Word of yellow mustard being phased out at Subway trends on social media

Feb 26, 2024 | 3:21pm
There are trending topics every day on social media, on Friday it was Subway and yellow mustard. A Friday morning post on X—formerly known as Twitter—by Canada’s Food Professor Dr. Sylvain Charlebois at Dalhousie University in Halifax started the ball rolling. He said Subway has told its Canadian franchisees that yellow mustard would no longer […]
Sask Ministry of Environment raising awareness of invasive species

Sask Ministry of Environment raising awareness of invasive species

Feb 26, 2024 | 2:55pm
Making the public aware of what invasive species are and the potential negative impacts it can have on the environment is what the Saskatchewan government is focusing on this week, as it declared Monday to Sunday Invasive Species Awareness Week. Invasive species are non-native plants, animals, insects, and diseases that can be spread unintentionally through […]
Closing Grain Prices for February 23

Closing Grain Prices for February 23

Feb 23, 2024 | 1:18pm
Here is a look at your Closing Grain Prices for February 23rd: Durum 404.63 = Feed Barley 222.58 = Canola 531.22 -1.8 Chickpeas 1168.40 = Flax 606.04 = Lentils 756.50 = Oats 285.32 = Yellow Peas 419.61 = Feed Wheat 212.38 = One Red Spring Wheat 291.63 -1.9
Opening Grain Prices for February 23

Opening Grain Prices for February 23

Feb 23, 2024 | 9:47am
Here is a look at your Opening Grain Prices for February 23rd: Durum 404.63 = Feed Barley 222.58 = Canola 533.02 -4.3 Chickpeas 1168.40 = Flax 606.04 = Lentils 756.50 = Oats 285.32 = Yellow Peas 419.61 = Feed Wheat 212.38 = One Red Spring Wheat 293.53 -2.19
Closing Grain Prices for February 22

Closing Grain Prices for February 22

Feb 22, 2024 | 1:25pm
Here is a look at your Closing Grain Prices for February 22nd: Durum 404.63 = Feed Barley 222.58 = Canola 537.32 -5.5 Chickpeas 1168.40 = Flax 606.04 = Lentils 756.50 = Oats 285.32 -10 Yellow Peas 419.61 = One Red Spring Wheat 295.72 -8.01
APAS issues concerns over reduction of Advance Payment Program

APAS issues concerns over reduction of Advance Payment Program

Feb 22, 2024 | 9:26am
The recent decision to reduce the interest-free portion of the Advance Payment Program (APP) from $350,000 to $100,000 has stirred apprehension within the agricultural community across Canada, with the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) issuing numerous concerns. The Advance Payment Program is a federal loan guarantee initiative that has served as a resource for […]
Opening Grain Prices for February 22

Opening Grain Prices for February 22

Feb 22, 2024 | 9:17am
Here is a look at your Opening Grain Prices for February 22nd: Durum 404.63 = Feed Barley 222.58 = Canola 542.82 +5.3 Chickpeas 1168.40 = Flax 606.04 = Lentils 756.50 = Oats 295.32 = Yellow Peas 419.61 = One Red Spring Wheat 303.73 +4.93
Closing Grain Prices for February 21

Closing Grain Prices for February 21

Feb 21, 2024 | 1:04pm
Here is a look at your Closing Grain Prices for February 21st: Durum 404.63 = Feed Barley 222.58 = Canola 537.52 -6 Chickpeas 1168.40 = Flax 606.04 = Lentils 756.50 = Oats 295.32 = Yellow Peas 419.61 = One Red Spring Wheat 298.8 -0.83
Opening Grain Prices for February 21

Opening Grain Prices for February 21

Feb 21, 2024 | 9:31am
Here is a look at your Opening Grain Prices for February 21st: Durum 404.63 = Feed Barley 222.58 = Canola 534.52 -1.8 Chickpeas 1168.40 = Flax 606.04 = Lentils 756.50 = Oats 295.32 = Yellow Peas 419.61 = One Red Spring Wheat 299.63 -2.21