Agriculture

Sask Ag Today Live from Ag in Motion – Behind the Scenes

Sask Ag Today Live from Ag in Motion – Behind the Scenes

Jul 18, 2024 | 4:09am
It takes a lot of work putting on a huge show like Ag in Motion. I like watching videos and seeing pictures of the behind the scenes of events like these. So I’ll share our behind the scenes of Sask Ag Today at Ag in Motion. To your left, the behind the scenes dream team. […]
Getting behind the wheel of Kubota tractors at Ag in Motion

Getting behind the wheel of Kubota tractors at Ag in Motion

Jul 17, 2024 | 11:25pm
The bright orange equipment of Kubota Canada isn’t hard to miss at Ag in Motion. Kubota is one of a few companies offering an opportunity to try out their farm equipment, the M7 and M8 model tractors; the other companies offering similar opportunities are CLAAS, John Deere, and Versatile. Kyle Dabrowski, the Part Manager for […]
Receiver puts Leon’s Manufacturing up for sale 

Receiver puts Leon’s Manufacturing up for sale 

Jul 3, 2024 | 9:40am
Leon’s Manufacturing in Yorkton is up for sale. After numerous financial difficulties were reported and the company missed payments to B-MO, Leon’s, along with Ram Industries, was placed into receivership on June 11. The company, which had been in business for over 70 years, owes B-MO more than $16.6 million. On Tuesday, the receiver, Ernst […]
Bank of Canada’s next move less certain after inflation rate ticks higher in May

Bank of Canada’s next move less certain after inflation rate ticks higher in May

Jun 25, 2024 | 12:39pm
Quick Notes: National Consumer Price Index (CPI) 2.9% (May) 2.7% (April) Saskatchewan: 1.5% (May) 1.0% (April) Regina: 1.5% (May) 1.2% (April) Saskatoon: 1.5% (May) 1.4% (April) The annual inflation rate unexpectedly ticked higher in May, raising doubts about what the Bank of Canada will do when it makes its next interest rate decision in July in “bumpy and choppy” […]
Saskatchewan has highest increase in farm equity according to Stats Canada Report

Saskatchewan has highest increase in farm equity according to Stats Canada Report

Jun 21, 2024 | 8:30pm
Statistics Canada has released a balance sheet for the agricultural sector of the country. The report details assets, liabilities and equity for agriculture in each province. Stats Canada says the value of equity in Canada’s farm sector totalled nearly $785 billion as of December 31, 2023. This is up $55 billion or 7.6 per cent […]
Thanks for the rain, now producers need a run of sun.

Thanks for the rain, now producers need a run of sun.

Jun 20, 2024 | 10:01am
Seeding is virtually complete across Saskatchewan with just one percent of acres left and that is because of all of the rain we have been enjoying, and cursing this spring. The highest rainfall recorded was around Rosthern, with 95 mm. The Nipawin area reported 75 mm followed by the Biggar area at 72 mm. Although […]
Federal diplomatic blunders not impeding Sask India exports, Moe says

Federal diplomatic blunders not impeding Sask India exports, Moe says

Jun 18, 2024 | 5:08pm
REGINA – Premier Scott Moe says direct relationships with foreign governments are key to protecting exports, especially during these recent times of choppy relations with India.  Saskatchewan now has nine international trade offices – including one in New Delhi, India – which the premier says have helped protect Saskatchewan exporters from trade barriers. “Those offices […]
Canada’s Farm Show Moving to March

Canada’s Farm Show Moving to March

Jun 18, 2024 | 8:09am
One of the first announcements out of the gate at Canada’s Farm Show, is that it is moving to March. The show has been held in June, but the move to March wasn’t on a whim. “For the first time in our 46-year history, Canada’s Farm Show Regina is moving to March,” said Roberta Engel, […]