agriculture

Saskatchewan has highest increase in farm equity according to Stats Canada Report

Saskatchewan has highest increase in farm equity according to Stats Canada Report

Jun 21, 2024 | 8:30pm
Statistics Canada has released a balance sheet for the agricultural sector of the country. The report details assets, liabilities and equity for agriculture in each province. Stats Canada says the value of equity in Canada’s farm sector totalled nearly $785 billion as of December 31, 2023. This is up $55 billion or 7.6 per cent […]
Thanks for the rain, now producers need a run of sun.

Thanks for the rain, now producers need a run of sun.

Jun 20, 2024 | 10:01am
Seeding is virtually complete across Saskatchewan with just one percent of acres left and that is because of all of the rain we have been enjoying, and cursing this spring. The highest rainfall recorded was around Rosthern, with 95 mm. The Nipawin area reported 75 mm followed by the Biggar area at 72 mm. Although […]
Federal diplomatic blunders not impeding Sask India exports, Moe says

Federal diplomatic blunders not impeding Sask India exports, Moe says

Jun 18, 2024 | 5:08pm
REGINA – Premier Scott Moe says direct relationships with foreign governments are key to protecting exports, especially during these recent times of choppy relations with India.  Saskatchewan now has nine international trade offices – including one in New Delhi, India – which the premier says have helped protect Saskatchewan exporters from trade barriers. “Those offices […]
Different multi-year precipitation maps telling a similar story for the Prairies

Different multi-year precipitation maps telling a similar story for the Prairies

May 8, 2024 | 8:00am
Precipitation levels are on an upswing across most of the Prairie region. Even without counting the rain the past couple days, precipitation maps are showing an improvement in the dry conditions that have hurt crop and forage yields in many regions in recent years. For the past five years, total precipitation has been only 60 […]
“It’s humbling”: Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel shares her experience at Food, Fuel, & Fertilizer Global Summit

“It’s humbling”: Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel shares her experience at Food, Fuel, & Fertilizer Global Summit

May 7, 2024 | 7:10pm
Among the potash, oil and gas, and agri-business executives at the Food, Fuel, and Fertilizer Summit in Regina was a farmer from the Mossbank area. Cherilyn Jolly-Nagal was there to participate in a panel discussion called “Cultivating Resilience: Sustainable Agriculture Solutions in Saskatchewan”. She also talked about her experience at the conference as well as […]
Closing Grain Prices Tuesday, May 7

Closing Grain Prices Tuesday, May 7

May 7, 2024 | 1:41pm
Durum                         399.79   Feed barley                 232.58  Canola                        624.52 (down 1.60)   Chickpeas                     992.08 Flax            […]
Opening Grain Prices Tuesday, May 7

Opening Grain Prices Tuesday, May 7

May 7, 2024 | 11:43am
Durum                         399.79 (down 52 cents)     Feed barley                 232.58  Canola                        626.12 (up 7.80)   Chickpeas                     992.08 Flax    […]
Moe talks trade, sustainability at Food Fuel Fertilizer summit

Moe talks trade, sustainability at Food Fuel Fertilizer summit

May 6, 2024 | 3:28pm
 Premier Scott Moe’s message was a familiar one to those attending the Food Fuel Fertilizer Global Summit put on by Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce. Moe’s message to the pro-business audience at the Delta Hotel on Monday was one that touted the trade and export efforts of Saskatchewan on the world stage, as he pointed out […]