Saskatchewan Agriculture

Federal Ag Critic on Drought in Western Canada, CFIA Animal Traceability Rules

Federal Ag Critic on Drought in Western Canada, CFIA Animal Traceability Rules

Aug 8, 2023 | 4:02pm
The talk of drought on the Canadian Prairies has been everywhere, from the municipal level, to provincial, and even federal. Federal Agriculture Critic, and Alberta Conservative MP for the Foothills constituency , John Barlow acknowledged farmers and ranchers in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba have been feeling anxiety. “I know a lot of the municipalities […]
CN and CPKC Rail finish the 2022-23 crop year on a strong note

CN and CPKC Rail finish the 2022-23 crop year on a strong note

Aug 8, 2023 | 2:53pm
A strong close to the 2022-2023 crop year by both CN and CPKC Rail. The Ag Transport Coalition reports the two major railways supplied a combined 98% of hopper cars ordered in grain week 52, up from 96% in grain week 51.   CN supplied 98% of hopper cars ordered for week 52 matching the performance seen in […]
Closing Grain Prices Tuesday, August 8

Closing Grain Prices Tuesday, August 8

Aug 8, 2023 | 1:29pm
Closing grain prices Tuesday, August 8 Durum 505.23Feed barley 310.61Canola 743.32Chickpeas 1036.17Flax 561.54Lentils 737.50Oats 262.32Yellow Peas 365.89Feed Wheat 270.971 Red Spring Wheat 353.56 Below is today’s closing future price quotations with Adam Pukalo with P.I. Financial.
Opening Grain Prices Tuesday, August 8

Opening Grain Prices Tuesday, August 8

Aug 8, 2023 | 9:26am
Opening grain prices Tuesday, August 8 Durum 505.23Feed barley 320.61Canola 731.32Chickpeas 1036.17Flax 561.54Lentils 737.50Oats 262.32Yellow Peas 365.89Feed Wheat 270.971 Red Spring Wheat 350.29 Below is today’s future price quotations with Adam Pukalo of P.I. Financial.
Drought in Saskatchewan: 39 R.M.s declare agricultural disasters, SARM working with other organizations for long-term solutions

Drought in Saskatchewan: 39 R.M.s declare agricultural disasters, SARM working with other organizations for long-term solutions

Aug 4, 2023 | 4:51pm
The President of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) has been busy this summer working on the drought issue. Ray Orb has been touring areas affected by dry conditions, talking with Rural Municipality officials and attending townhall meetings hosted by the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association (SCA). The conditions have been forcing R.M.’s to declare agricultural […]
Closing Grain Prices Friday, August 4

Closing Grain Prices Friday, August 4

Aug 4, 2023 | 1:43pm
Closing grain prices Friday, August 4 Durum                           505.23 Feed barley                   320.61 Canola                           749.92 Chickpeas                     1036.17 Flax                                561.54 Lentils                            737.50 Oats                               262.32 Yellow Peas                   365.89 Feed Wheat                   270.97 1 Red Spring Wheat      344.68 
Opening Grain Prices Friday, August 4

Opening Grain Prices Friday, August 4

Aug 4, 2023 | 9:08am
Opening grain prices Friday, August 4 Durum                           505.23 Feed barley                   320.61 Canola                           740.92 Chickpeas                     1036.17 Flax                                561.54 Lentils                            737.50 Oats                               262.32 Yellow Peas                   365.89 Feed Wheat                   270.97 1 Red Spring Wheat      348.79 Below is today’s opening future price quotations with Adam Pukalo of P.I. Financial
Saskatchewan farmers gearing up for the harvest season

Saskatchewan farmers gearing up for the harvest season

Aug 3, 2023 | 4:43pm
Most areas of Saskatchewan are preparing for harvest operations, while combines are becoming a frequent site in the west-central and southwest regions. The Saskatchewan Crop Report for the period of July 24-31 says hot conditions persist and crops continue to ripen. Producers are hoping for rain after harvest to replenish soil moisture for next year. Rain […]
Closing Grain Prices Thursday, August 3

Closing Grain Prices Thursday, August 3

Aug 3, 2023 | 1:24pm
Closing grain prices Thursday, August 3 Durum 505.23Feed barley 330.61Canola 733.32Chickpeas 1036.17Flax 561.54Lentils 727.30Oats 262.32Yellow Peas 365.89Feed Wheat 270.971 Red Spring Wheat 349.33 Below is today’s closing future price quotations with Adam Pukalo of P.I. Financial.