Seeding

Statistics Canada released results of June 2023 field crops survey

Statistics Canada released results of June 2023 field crops survey

Jun 28, 2023 | 2:03pm
Statistics Canada released highlights of the June 2023 Field Crops survey pertaining to the 2023 seeding areas of principal field crops. Saskatchewan farmers indicated they planted more canola, spring wheat, durum wheat, barley, and mustard seed, and less lentils, dry field peas, oats, flax seed, and canary seed. Producers planted 12.4 million acres of canola […]
Nearly 90 percent of seeding complete in Saskatchewan

Nearly 90 percent of seeding complete in Saskatchewan

Jun 1, 2023 | 3:15pm
Another great week for seeding in Saskatchewan. According to today’s crop report, 89 percent of seeding has been completed, up from 68 percent the previous week, but slightly behind the 5-year average of 92 percent for this time of year. The northwest region is almost done at 97 percent complete, the west central is 94 […]
EDR confirms what everyone knows: agriculture is crucial to the provincial economy

EDR confirms what everyone knows: agriculture is crucial to the provincial economy

May 31, 2023 | 5:13pm
Most, if not all, residents are aware of how important agriculture is to Saskatchewan, but Economic Development Regina (EDR) decided to take that thought a step further and quantify it’s significance. EDR released a report today called “Saskatchewan’s Annual Megaproject: Spring Seeding” which “uses data from a range of sources to understand the impact of […]
Seeding progress in Saskatchewan jumped by 30 percent

Seeding progress in Saskatchewan jumped by 30 percent

May 25, 2023 | 1:48pm
Seeding in Saskatchewan is over two-thirds of the way done. The third crop report of the season indicates 68 percent of seeding is complete, a 30 percent increase from the previous week, but behind the 5-year average of 76 percent. The northwest region is almost done at 84 percent complete, followed by the west-central at 81 […]
SaskPower with the yearly reminder to be safe around power lines during seeding

SaskPower with the yearly reminder to be safe around power lines during seeding

May 15, 2023 | 11:57am
SaskPower is reminding farmers to be aware of power lines during seeding. The provincial power company reported 248 cases of farm equipment hitting power lines last year. It’s recommended that farmers back up slowly to free themselves, but should stop immediately if the line is not coming free. It’s also important to stay inside the […]