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Build safety for your on-farm visitors

On farms across the country, there’s no shortage of visitors coming and going throughout the year. Visiting a farm isn’t without risk. Any time people are in a situation where they could be in contact with animals, farm equipment, or other hazards like water, there is potential for injury. While many farm operations are accustomed […] Read more


Seeding in Sask. nearly wrapped up, low moisture levels seen in hayland, pastures

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending May 27

Seeding of the 2019 crop is nearing completion, with the majority of the crop being planted this month. Ninety-two per cent of the crop is now seeded, up from 73 per cent last week and well ahead of the five-year average (2014-2018) of 83 per cent for this time of year. The southwest region is […] Read more



Mandatory Saskatchewan farm trucker training planned

The training exemption offered in Saskatchewan for semi truck drivers in agriculture operations is now set to be phased out within two years, the province said Wednesday. The provincial government in late 2018 announced it will require a minimum of 121.5 hours of training before a driver can obtain a Class 1 commercial driver’s licence, […] Read more






Seeding progress advances to 73 per cent complete

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending May 20

Seeding progress is quickly advancing across the province, thanks to very few disruptions in the weather and relatively good seeding conditions. Seventy-three per cent of the crop is now seeded, up from 38 per cent last week and well ahead of the five-year average (2014-2018) of 59 per cent for this time of year. Crops […] Read more




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U.S. boosts trade pact’s outlook lifting tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals

Washington/Ottawa | Reuters — The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact. The separate agreements, which will not impose U.S. quotas on Canadian and Mexican metals […] Read more




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