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Seventeen per cent of the Saskatchewan canola crop was in the bin as of Sept. 23.

Sask. producers resume harvest after break in wet weather

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending September 23

A stretch of warm and relatively dry weather allowed most producers to return to the field and resume harvest operations last week, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report. Thirty-nine per cent of the crop is now in the bin, up from 23 per cent last week but remaining well behind the five-year (2014-2018) average […] Read more

Weather co-operates to see Sask. harvest resume

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending September 16

Warm weather and wind has allowed combining to resume, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report.  Twenty-three per cent of the crop is now in the bin, up from 18 per cent last week, still well behind the five-year (2014-2018) average of 50 per cent for this time of year. Thirty-six per cent of the […] Read more


Tim Hortons retreats from Beyond

Tim Hortons is dialing back its Beyond Meat marketing in Canada and will keep the plant-based meat substitute on its sandwich menus in Ontario and British Columbia alone. The coffee-and-donut chain, an arm of Toronto-based Restaurant Brands International and Canada’s biggest fast-food chain by number of outlets, first test-marketed breakfast sandwiches with the U.S. company’s […] Read more



Eighteen per cent of the Saskatchewan harvest is now in the bin.

Sask. producers plug away to make harvest progress

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending September 9

Despite rainfall and cool weather producers were able to make some harvest progress this week, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report. Eighteen per cent of the crop is now in the bin, up from 11 per cent last week but well behind the five-year (2014-2018) average of 43 per cent for this time of […] Read more

A large on-site hole allowed farmers to get a good look at the soil profile, down more than a metre deep.

Crops-a-palooza brings in farmers and researchers

On July 24, Crops-a-palooza brought together 10 different hosting organizations, a handful of corporate sponsors, and government researchers and other volunteers. More than 200 farmers and agronomists came out to see the crops and research on display at the Canada-Manitoba Crop Diversification Centre at Carberry, Manitoba. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada agronomist Curtis Cavers spent most […] Read more


Sask. harvest well short of five-year average, strong winds, dryness damage crops

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending August 19

Producers in the province now have two per cent of the 2019 crop combined, up from less than one per cent last week, but behind the five-year (2014-2018) average of nine per cent. Five per cent of the crop is now swathed or ready to straight-cut, which is behind the five-year (2014-2018) average of 12 […] Read more

Sask. harvest in early stages, rainfall delays progress in south

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending August 12

Despite rain delays in some areas, producers now have over one per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut, and less than one per cent of the 2019 crop combined according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Crop Report. The five-year (2014-2018) average is four per cent combined and five per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut. Seventeen per […] Read more


A pea crop soaks up the sun near Ethelton, Sask., on July 30.

Harvest begins in Saskatchewan, crop development two weeks behind for some

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending August 5

Harvest operations have already begun in some parts of the province, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report. As crops continue to mature in the next few weeks, most producers will begin to harvest. Some crops are one-to-two weeks behind in development and this may be of concern depending on weather during harvest. Scattered rainfall […] Read more

Sask producers make good haying progress, crops mostly measure fair-to-good

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending July 29

Livestock producers continue to make good haying progress as 39 per cent of the hay crop is now baled or put into silage. An additional 27 per cent is cut and ready for baling according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report. Hay quality is currently rated as three per cent excellent, 52 per cent good, […] Read more