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Innovation Award Winners announced at Farm Progress Show

Yesterday during the opening ceremonies of the 40th-annual Farm Progress Show in Regina, they announced this year’s Innovation Award Winners. 2017 Gold Innovation Award Winners were Setter…

Seed Master Welcomes Delegates to Buyers Symposium

Seed Master opened it’s doors yesterday to a number of International Delegates. Seventy-five international delegates took part in a Buyers Symposium which featured tours of livestock and grain farms…

"Strong economic opportunity" at Canada's Farm Progress Show

Canada’s Farm Progress Show opens to the public today and is expected to attract over 40 thousand visitors over the next 3 days. The show is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Agriculture…

Farm Progress Show starts today

Today marks the start of Canada’s Farm Progress Show. Each year close to 40, 000 people take in the 3 day event to see the latest in Agricultural Technology and Innovation. Over 700 exhibits are on…

Native Prairie Appreciation Week in Saskatchewan

This week is Native Prairie Appreciation Week in Saskatchewan. It’s a celebration dedicated to raising awareness of our grassland ecosystem in the province. A number of activities and field tours are…

40th edition of Canada’s Farm Progress Show begins tomorrow

Regina’s Evraz Place is being turned into a Machinery Mall as they get set for Canada’s Farm Progress Show. The annual event begins tomorrow and celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Show hours…

Last Summer Field Day at the Termuende Research Farm

Today (Tuesday, June 20) marks the Last Summer Field Day for the Western Beef Development Centre at the Termuende Research Farm at Lanigan. Beef Economist Kathy Larson says this year’s theme for the…

Canola Palooza in Saskatoon today

Canola Producers from around the Province are gathering in Saskatoon today for Canola Palooza. Ian Epp is an Agronomy Specialist with the Canola Council of Canada. He fills us in on what’s going to…

PAMI, SaskCanola Celebrate 25 Year Partnership

Humboldt based Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute(PAMI) hosted meetings last week with representatives from SaskCanola. The sessions were coinciding with a 25 year celebration of the…

Alfalfa Weevils causing some serious damage to some crops

Producers are being advised to keep a lookout for any problems with Alfalfa Weevils. Lorne Klein is a Regional Forage Specialist and says he’s been hearing reports of significant weevil populations…

Soil health workshops being held across the province later this month

An Agro-ecologist from New Zealand is the key presenter for a couple of soil health workshops being held in the Province. Nicole Masters of Integrity Soils will give farmers more information on soil…

Saskatchewan Pastures Program plan released

The Ministry of Agriculture has released its plan for the wind down of the Saskatchewan Pastures Program. The Saskatchewan Pastures Program consists of approximately 780,000 acres located at 50 sites…

Saskatchewan Stock Growers AGM held last week

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers held their AGM and Convention last week in Moose Jaw. President Shane Jhanke says it was another success with some great presentations providing producers with some key…

Elanco donates $10K to beef drive campaign

Once again cattlemen are being encouraged to take part in the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Beef Drive Campaign for the Province’s food banks. One of the highlights of the Saskatchewan Stock Growers…

Labour shortage a growing concern in the ag industry

The growing labour shortage in the agriculture sector has some people looking at going through the paperwork to hire foreign workers. Bill Martin an Agriculture Director with ILC Agriculture – a…

Gladmar ranchers win Environmental Stewardship Award for 2017

The Environmental Stewardship Award for 2017 was handed out during the Saskatchewan Stock Grower’s Banquet in Moose Jaw. This year’s award winners are Mark and Laura Hoimyr Box H Land and Livestock -…

Rain Performs Miracles For Producers In The Southeast

Seeding has essentially wrapped up in the province, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report. Producers have 99 per cent of the crop in the ground, ahead of the five-year…
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Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture continuing to partner with industry for 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…

Federal Ag Minister working to strengthen Canada-U.S. bilateral partnership

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Sonny Perdue, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture had their first face to face meeting yesterday in Toronto. The two discussed priorities and…

Canadian Farm Debt Continues To Rise

Canada’s total outstanding farm debt continued to climb in 2016, reaching $96 Billion as of December 31st. That’s a 7.3% increase over 2015 levels, according to Statistics Canada. JP Gervais is the…

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Tween Book Club

22 June 2017 4:00 pm

Estevan Public Library, Estevan





Teen Foodies: Banana Split Bites

22 June 2017 5:30 pm

Estevan Public Library, Estevan





Teen Foodies: Pizza Sliders

23 June 2017 4:00 pm

Estevan Public Library, Estevan





Carnduff Fun Run

24 June 2017 7:15 am

Carnduff Curling Rink





Alameda Fishing Derby

24 June 2017 8:00 am

Alameda Dam





15th Annual Prairie Preserves Museum

24 June 2017 9:00 am - 25 June 2017 5:00 pm

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Macoun Prairie Preserves Museum

24 June 2017 9:00 am - 25 June 2017 5:00 pm

Prairie Preserves Museum





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