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Crop Report For the Period June 26 to July 2, 2018

Crop District 8 – Hudson Bay, Tisdale, Melfort, Carrot River, Humboldt, Kinistino, Cudworth and Aberdeen areas;
Crop District 9AE – Prince Albert, Choiceland and Paddockwood areas

Crops are advancing quickly and are in relatively good condition overall. Rainfall last week was welcomed but more will be needed in the coming weeks to help crops develop and fill. Read more about Crop Report For the Period June 26 to July 2, 2018

Crop Report Infog May 8-14 2018

CROP REPORT FOR THE PERIOD MAY 8 TO 14, 2018

Thanks to good seeding conditions, Saskatchewan producers made up the time lost in previous weeks.  Thirty-five per cent of the crop is now in the ground, just ahead of the five-year (2013-2017) seeding average of 32 per cent for this time of year. Crops are starting to emerge. Read more about CROP REPORT FOR THE PERIOD MAY 8 TO 14, 2018

Crop Report May 1-7 2018

Crop Report for the Period May 1 to 7, 2018

Seeding is underway for many producers, with more expecting to hit the field in the coming week. Nine per cent of the crop is now in the ground, behind the five-year (2013-2017) seeding average of 19 per cent for this time of year. A slow start to spring has delayed field operations in much of the province. Read more about Crop Report for the Period May 1 to 7, 2018

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Crop Report For the Period April 24 to 30, 2018

A cool and late spring has delayed field work across the province.  However, seeding has started in the southern areas.  In most other areas, harrowing and pre-seeding herbicide and fertilizer applications are taking place.  Many producers will be seeding within the week. Field conditions vary greatly across the province.  The southern regions are dry and […]

APAS President Calls for Railways to Pay Demurrage Costs for Grain Shipment Delays

Delays costing farmers between $11,000 and $13,000 per day
Todd Lewis is asking the railways to cover the steep financial penalties that grain farmers are paying because of CN and CP’s failure to get their product to port. Read more about APAS President Calls for Railways to Pay Demurrage Costs for Grain Shipment Delays

Agriculture Literacy Month

March is Agriculture Literacy Month in Saskatchewan

March 2018 has once again been proclaimed as Agriculture Literacy Month in Saskatchewan.

Agriculture Literacy Month brings farmers, ranchers and other members of the agriculture industry into elementary school classrooms around the province to read stories and discuss their agricultural experiences. Read more about March is Agriculture Literacy Month in Saskatchewan