Saskatchewan Agriculture

Most recent geomagnetic storm causing GPS problems for some producers

Most recent geomagnetic storm causing GPS problems for some producers

May 17, 2024 | 5:27pm
Producers rely heavily on their GPS guidance systems for seeding and spraying equipment this time of year.  However, a couple of unique GPS problems have materialized this spring.  Kevin Hursh of SaskAgToday.com talked with Matt Yanick the president and owner of My Precision Ag based in Rocanville:
Sask Ag Today Roundtable Episode 35

Sask Ag Today Roundtable Episode 35

May 17, 2024 | 4:43pm
Seeding kick-started the latest SaskAgToday.com Roundtable with Chief Agricultural Editor Kevin Hursh, 620 CKRM AgriNews Director Ryan Young, and GX94 Agriculture Director Doug Falconer. The guys discussed the Provincial crop report and how much rain was in the southwest, south, and Parkland Regions of the province. Other topics covered include canola and wheat prices, the […]
Closing Grain Prices Friday, May 17

Closing Grain Prices Friday, May 17

May 17, 2024 | 1:33pm
 Durum                         397.95  Feed barley                 232.58  Canola                         618.52 (up 1.80)      Chickpeas                     992.08 Flax        […]
Opening Grain Prices Friday, May 17

Opening Grain Prices Friday, May 17

May 17, 2024 | 9:13am
Durum                         397.95  Feed barley                 232.58  Canola                         616.72 (up 7.80)      Chickpeas                     992.08 Flax        […]
Closing Grain Prices Thursday, May 16

Closing Grain Prices Thursday, May 16

May 16, 2024 | 1:32pm
Durum                         397.95  Feed barley                 232.58  Canola                         608.92 (down 1.10)      Chickpeas                     992.08 Flax        […]
Farmers able to make substantial seeding progress over the past week

Farmers able to make substantial seeding progress over the past week

May 16, 2024 | 10:25am
Seeding in Saskatchewan is nearly one-third of the way done. The Provincial crop report released Thursday morning notes seeding province-wide is 32 per cent complete, up from 12 per cent last week. However, it is behind the 5-year average of 54 per cent and the 10-year average of 45 per cent. Farmers in the southwest […]
Opening Grain Prices Thursday, May 16

Opening Grain Prices Thursday, May 16

May 16, 2024 | 9:27am
Durum                         397.95  Feed barley                 232.58  Canola                         610.02 (up 3.30)      Chickpeas                     992.08 Flax        […]
Saskatchewan agri-food exports to Indo-Pacific Region surpass $7-billion in 2023

Saskatchewan agri-food exports to Indo-Pacific Region surpass $7-billion in 2023

May 15, 2024 | 5:07pm
Saskatchewan’s agri-food exports to the Indo-Pacific region in 2023 were $7.28 billion, according to the provincial government. The Indo-Pacific region includes China, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and India.  Top agri-food exports to the region were canola seed, non-durum wheat, dry peas, lentils, and barley. The province noted the total value of agri-food exports increased […]
Limited cattle prices as market enters seasonal downtime

Limited cattle prices as market enters seasonal downtime

May 15, 2024 | 4:26pm
A quiet week for cattle prices in Saskatchewan as a few weight categories for feeder steers and heifers were reported for the week ending May 10th. For the steers, only two weight categories recorded a price — the 600-700 lb and the 700-800 lb steers. The 600-700 lb category had an average price of $386.33 per […]
Saskatchewan dairy industry prepared in the event avian flu hits Canada

Saskatchewan dairy industry prepared in the event avian flu hits Canada

May 15, 2024 | 3:46pm
The spread of avian flu in U.S. dairy cattle supplies has the dairy industry here in Saskatchewan keeping a close eye on things. Avian flu has appeared in dairy herds across 9 U.S. states since late-March, but it has not spread north of the border. The Biden Administration is committing $200-million to contain the H5N1 […]