The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) has flagged several concerns facing the agriculture sector. The movement of grain has drastically slowed in the prairies, the Government of India has placed high tariffs on pulses that negatively impact Canadian producers, and Bill C-49 still has not received Royal Assent. Read more about SARM: Increasing Concerns for the Agriculture Sector …
On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced details of the 2018 Crop Insurance Program. Saskatchewan producers will have access to very high coverage as the Crop Insurance Program continues to improve, as a result of the success of Saskatchewan farmers and ranchers. Read more about Enhancements Made to Crop Insurance Program Coverage for 2018 …
On February 8, 2018, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released the preliminary spring runoff outlook for 2018. Read more about Spring Runoff Expected To Be Below Normal For Nipawin Area …
Ministry of Agriculture –Released on December 5, 2017 Today Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced a targeted incentive program to encourage the continued sale of cultivated and formerly cultivated agricultural Crown land. The new, targeted program offers current lease-holders a 10 per cent purchase incentive on the sale of eligible land until March 31, 2018. “This […]
Between August 30th and September 30th, 2017, a suspect driving a grain truck unloaded spoiled canola, onto grid roads, in the Rural Municipality of Arborfield, near Arborfield, Saskatchewan.
Northeastern Saskatchewan Final Crop Report – Released on October 26, 2017
Crop District 8 – Hudson Bay, Tisdale, Melfort, Carrot River, Humboldt, Kinistino, Cudworth and Aberdeen areas
Crop District 9AE – Prince Albert, Choiceland and Paddockwood areas
Harvest is virtually complete in the region thanks to a good stretch of warm and relatively dry weather. There are a few fields of crops such as canola, oats and flax left to be combined. Fall
work continues and many producers in the area have been able to reclaim acres lost to flooding in previous years. Read more about Northeastern Saskatchewan Final Crop Report – October 17 to 23, 2017 …
Great progress was made again this week and 96 per cent of the crop is now combined, up from 92 per cent last week and just ahead of the five-year (2012-2016) average of 95 per cent for this time of year.
Tri-city Horticulture Society Offering A Donation to Horticultural Projects – Tips For Preparing for Winter
Tri-city Horticulture Society Report
Tremendous harvest progress was made this past week, thanks to relatively warm and dry weather. Ninety-two per cent of the crop is now in the bin, up significantly from 78 per cent last week and ahead of the five-year (2012-2016) average of 88 per cent for this time of year.
Northeastern Saskatchewan Crop Report For:
Crop District 8 – Hudson Bay, Tisdale, Melfort, Carrot River, Humboldt, Kinistino, Cudworth, and Aberdeen areas
Crop District 9AE – Prince Albert, Choiceland, and Paddockwood areas
A quarter of the region’s crops were harvested last week, thanks to some warm and dry weather. Many producers worked long hours to combine remaining crops before the weekend rain; some crop is coming off tough and being placed in aeration bins. Read more about NE Crop Report – September 26 to October 2, 2017 …