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- Similar dry spell next year could be disastrous for farmers, says APAS November 16, 2015An extended dry spell next spring and summer could severely limit crop production in Saskatchewan, according to the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS). Norm Hall, president of APAS, explained Friday that soil saturation and high levels of groundwater from previous years accommodated for the lack of rainfall and helped farmers produce c […]
- Mixing marriage, mutiny and myth for 10th novel November 16, 2015Regina author Byrna Barclay dug deep into old family history and mixed myth with fact to create her 10th novel, carrying readers from Saskatchewan to 1800s India.
- The City of Regina's billion-dollar plan November 17, 2015The City of Regina announced Friday it would invest $1 billion in infrastructure over the next five years — the largest capital plan ever put forth by the municipality. The plan, revealed as part of the proposed 2016 budget, allocates 80 per cent of that money to renewal, that is, bumpy roads, water woes and rundown […]
- Regina 'dream broker' giving back to the community November 16, 2015Former resident of North Central talks about the importance of giving back
- Circle Project looking towards the future November 16, 2015Speaking with executive director about circle project that has been quietly providing services for the Regina community for almost three decades.
- Similar dry spell next year could be disastrous for farmers, says APAS November 16, 2015
- Rebellion breaks new ground with lentil-based beer November 6, 2015Mix together a family connection, a local business partnership and a surprising ingredient: You now have the foundations of a rare beer.
- Crop yields average, but quality down, report says October 30, 2015Harvest has essentially wrapped up in the province as 99 per cent of the crop is now in the bin, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly crop report. Some crops, such as flax and oats, are left to be combined when weather and time permits. Harvest was challenging for producers due to frequent rainfall, delayed maturity and secondary growth of weeds, t […]
- Harvest wrapping up across province, crop report October 23, 2015Harvest is virtually complete in the province as 97 per cent of the crop is now in the bin, up from 91 per cent last week, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly crop report. The five year (2010-2014) average for this time of year is 98 per cent combined. Last year at this time, 95 per cent of the crop had been harvested, in line with the 10-year ave […]
- Mixed reaction to farmland ownership changes October 22, 2015New restrictions being put on farmland ownership by the Saskatchewan Party government are getting mixed reviews from farm and business groups. While farm groups generally approve of the restrictions on institutional investors, some business groups say the move will scare investment away from the province. On Tuesday, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart introdu […]
- Sask. wholesale trade hits $2.3B in August October 21, 2015Saskatchewan’s wholesale trade in August was up 12.9 per cent on a year-over-year basis, the highest percentage rise among the provinces, according to data released by Statistics Canada Tuesday. Wholesale trade in the province totalled $2.3 billion in August, the highest ever for the month. Between July and August, wholesale trade was up 9.3 per cent, the se […]
- Sask. harvest 91% complete, average crop reported October 16, 2015Farmers are entering the home stretch for this year’s harvest, with 91 per cent of the 2015 crop in the bin, up from 84 per cent last week, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly crop report. The five-year (2010-2014) average for this time of year is 93 per cent combined, the report said Thursday.
- 74 per cent of crop harvested, Ag ministry says October 1, 2015Thanks to warm and dry weather over the last week, an estimated 74 per cent of Saskatchewan’s crop is in the bin, the provincial agriculture ministry’s weekly crop report says.
- Harvest past the halfway mark, says Sask. Ag September 18, 2015Despite delays due to wet field conditions, the 2015 harvest is still ahead of the long-term average, with 52 per cent of the crop is in the bin and 30 per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly crop report. The five-year (2010-2014) average for mid-September is 42 per cent combined and 33 per cent swathed or re […]
- Harvest now 40% complete: Ag ministry September 11, 2015An estimated 40 per cent of Saskatchewan’s 2015 crop is now in the bin, with an additional 33 per cent either swathed or ready to straight-cut, the ministry of agriculture’s weekly crop report says. To put that in perspective, the five-year (2010-14) average for this time of year is 25 per cent combined.
- Ducks Unlimited calls on Sask. to mitigate damage to wetlands September 4, 2015Saskatchewan needs to follow Alberta and Manitoba’s lead when it comes to mitigating the damage to wetlands caused by agricultural drainage projects, according to Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC). On Tuesday, the province introduced new regulations for agricultural drainage projects — the first major changes in 35 years. The new regulations aim to ensure that “i […]
- Rebellion breaks new ground with lentil-based beer November 6, 2015