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Farmers Reminded to Stay Safe on the Farm

With harvest back underway in Saskatchewan, farmers are again being reminded to stay safe on the farm, especially around overhead power lines. SaskPower has already reported a number of incidents…

The Best Way to Stack Your Bales Revealed

Planning how you store your hay can go a long way in saving the quality of your feed. A common misconception is thinking hay is a stable product when it gets put into a bale. Beef and Forage…

Dry Conditions Could Lead To Early Season Frost

The hot, dry temperatures we're experiencing on the Prairies are expected to remain for the short term. That from Drew Lerner, senior agricultural meteorologist with World Weather Inc. He notes while…

5 years Since Canadian Wheat Board's Monopoly Ended

It was 5 years ago that farmers were given a marketing choice. The Canadian Wheat Board's single desk marketing power ended on August 1st, 2012. Jim Wickett, the Chair of the Western Canadian Wheat…

Latest Reports Show Half a Dozen Tornadoes and Hail Hit Province July 21

The latest hail report from Canadian Crop Hail Association shows Environment Canada confirmed six tornadoes touched down in various parts across central and southern Saskatchewan on July 21. Anywhere…

CETA Could Mean $600 Million a Year in Beef Exports to Europe

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and Europe presents opportunities for the Canadian Beef Industry. The agreement, also known as CETA, will eliminate the high tariff on…

Livestock Producers in Southern Saskatchewan Concerned with Dry Conditions

Dry conditions across much of Southern Saskatchewan are causing concern for crop and livestock producers. Pastures and crops have been hanging in, but many are now deteriorating and showing signs of…

Producers Advised to Watch for Aphids

Producers are being advised to scout their Lentil crops for any signs of pea aphids. Generally the aphids will have minimal impact on crops that are filling and close to desiccation, but they could…

Ag Ministers Reach Agreement On Next Ag Policy Framework

Canada's federal, provincial, and territorial ag ministers have reached an agreement on the key elements of a new agricultural policy framework. The Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a five-year, $3…

'Shear' Determination Nets Competitors Awards at Sheep Exhibition

The 2017 Grasslands Sheep Exhibition attracted some top quality animals this year. Twelve year old Emma Grimmeyer with Sheep Lake Suffolks at Clyde, Alta. showed the Supreme All Breeds Champion Ewe,…

Sheep Producers Flock to Humboldt for Annual Exhibition

Sheep producers from around Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta are on hand this weekend for the 2017 Grasslands Sheep Exhibition in Humboldt. Industry presentations begin this afternoon, Saturday has…

Canadian Grain Commission To Reduce User Fees As Of August 1

The Canadian Grain Commission says it will reduce user fees for official grain inspection and weighing services as of August 1, 2017. Additional fees for overtime related to official grain inspection…

Southern Prairies Hardest Hit by Weather Conditions

Crop development across the prairies is quite variable. That was the message yesterday from Bruce Burnett, Glacier Farm Media’s Director of Weather and Market Information. He recently wrapped up a 10…

Ag in Motion Continuing to Grow in Number of Attendees and Exhibitors

Ag in Motion is now into its third year of operation. Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo wraps up on Thursday at their site near Langham. Show Manager Rob O’Conner says the show has grown from 200…

Hot Weather Leads to Crop Damage

Estevan and surrounding areas have had several weeks now of very high temperatures. "Some areas were fortunate enough to get a little bit of rain but it is nowhere near what we could actually use.…

Ministry of Ag Set to Host a Crop Diagnostic School

Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture is once again partnering with industry to host a Crop Diagnostic School. This year’s event is coming up July 25th & 26th at the Indian Head Agricultural Research…

FCC Says Now Is A Good Time To Review Financing Strategy

Farm Credit Canada's chief agricultural economist says now is a good time for farmers to review their financial strategy. J.P. Gervais made the comments in response to the Bank of Canada increasing…

50th Anniversary of Gardiner Dam celebrated by hundreds

It was a big day yesterday at Gardiner Dam as close to a 1000 people came out to celebrate the 50th Anniversary. The dam was named after the Fourth Premier of Saskatchewan James Gardiner. His family…

Laboratory test results from Shamrock Pasture have been released

Laboratory testing has been completed on water from the dugout used by approximately 200 cattle that died on a pasture operated by Shamrock Grazing Ltd. late last week. The water testing, as well as…

Dry Weather Causes Crop Damage

Local farmers have been struggling to get a good crop this season. "In many cases crops have been advancing quite rapidly, more in South parts of the province that have been lacking in moisture for a…

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Cookbook Critiques & Eats

09 August 2017 5:30 pm

Estevan Public Library, Estevan





Estevan Legion Paint Nite Fundraiser

14 August 2017 12:00 am - 08 September 2017 6:00 pm

Royal Canadian Legion Estevan





Cover to Cover Book Club 

16 August 2017 6:30 pm

Estevan Public Library, Estevan





Basic Adult Drawing

17 August 2017 3:30 am

Estevan Public Library, Estevan





Baby Time

17 August 2017 10:00 am

Estevan Public Library, Estevan





Adult Summer English Fun!

17 August 2017 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

St. Paul's United Church





Screamfest Team

17 August 2017 5:30 pm

Estevan Public Library, Estevan





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