crops

Esterhazy farmer says rain has been hit-and-miss

Esterhazy farmer says rain has been hit-and-miss

Jul 12, 2023 | 3:57pm
An Esterhazy area farmer says when you plant 52-thousand acres, you have a lot riding on your crops. Hrushka Farms near Esterhazy is certainly one of the largest grain farms in Saskatchewan. Rain has been hit-and-miss this summer and Kevin Hrushka says that has impacted crop development, saying the north end of his land looks […]
This year’s crop mix is less diverse than last year: Hursh

This year’s crop mix is less diverse than last year: Hursh

Jul 4, 2023 | 6:05pm
Saskatchewan growers went against the grain when they planted this year’s canola crops. Agricultural Consultant Kevin Hursh says according to the Statistics Canada Seeded Acreage Report released last week canola acreage came in higher than many analysts expected. Saskatchewan is where the difference lies. “What I found really interesting about the canola acreage is that […]
This crop year “won’t be a bin buster”: Hursh

This crop year “won’t be a bin buster”: Hursh

Jun 28, 2023 | 5:18pm
2023 is shaping up to be a dry year and consequently won’t be a bin buster. That’s according to agricultural consultant Kevin Hursh, who says where he farms in the Cabri area of southwest Saskatchewan it’s dry. “Things are going backwards quickly in my part of the world,” Hursh said. “Increasingly there’s a lot of […]