Saskatchewan Crop Report

Sask. Ag Ministry Needs More Crop Reporters

Sask. Ag Ministry Needs More Crop Reporters

Nov 27, 2023 | 5:02pm
The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture is looking for additional crop reporters for the next growing season. Crops Extension Specialist MacKenzie Hladun says being a crop reporter doesn’t take much time out of the week – between five to ten minutes. Once a person signs up, the Ag Ministry will send a package containing a rain gauge, a […]
Saskatchewan Harvest 33 percent complete: Crop Report

Saskatchewan Harvest 33 percent complete: Crop Report

Aug 31, 2023 | 11:52am
We’re a third of the way through harvest. The Saskatchewan Crop Report says 33 percent has been combined, up from 21 percent last week, and ahead of the 5-year average of 23 percent as well as the 10-year average of 20 percent. Crops Extension Specialist  MacKenzie Hladun says the southwest is furthest advanced at 60 […]
2023 Harvest underway in a few areas

2023 Harvest underway in a few areas

Aug 10, 2023 | 3:47pm
Harvest is underway in earnest in Saskatchewan, as four percent of the crop has been combined. It’s ahead of the 5-year and 10-year averages of 2 percent for this time of year. Crops Extension Specialist MacKenzie Hladun says the southwest is leading the way at 11 percent complete and the northeast is just starting at […]
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 […]
Despite dry conditions and little rain, crops at or ahead of development

Despite dry conditions and little rain, crops at or ahead of development

Jul 13, 2023 | 5:32pm
Crops continue to develop, despite the dry conditions and little rain. Crops Extension Specialist MacKenzie Hladun says rainfall totals were very low, as the Dinsmore area got the most at just 14mm. Soil moisture conditions were affected as a result: cropland topsoil moisture is rated as 21 percent adequate, 55 percent short and 24 percent […]
Crop Development Moved Quickly With Warm Weather, Widespread Rain

Crop Development Moved Quickly With Warm Weather, Widespread Rain

Jul 6, 2023 | 2:45pm
Warm weather and widespread rain this week helped crop development, but it didn’t stay for very long to help out topsoil moisture, according to the latest Saskatchewan crop report. Crops Extension Specialist MacKenzie Hladun says crops are advancing quickly. She says 60 percent of canola is in the flowering stage, and 56 percent, of this […]
Saskatchewan farmers made great progress with seeding over the last week

Saskatchewan farmers made great progress with seeding over the last week

May 18, 2023 | 1:29pm
Saskatchewan farmers made significant progress this past week. The second crop report for the period of May 9-15, released today, indicates seeding is 38 percent complete, a substantial increase from 9 percent the previous week. While it is behind the 5-year average of 53 percent, it is closer to the 10-year average of 44 percent. The northwest is […]