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 …
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.
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.