Brady Lang

The tough harvest conditions are looking up in the northwest region
The tough harvest conditions are looking up in the northwest region file photo/farmnewsNOW Staff

After a tough start, producers are getting their crops off around the region

By Brady Lang
October 22, 2018 - 2:00pm

With October nearly over, it’s crunch time for farmers getting their crops off and in the bin.

Last week, the crop report was not in the northwest region’s favour. With a delay caused by the early moisture, producers were estimated at 45 per cent in the region.

That’s not the.....

A recent blanket of snow in our region is not helping farmers.
A recent blanket of snow in our region is not helping farmers. File photo/ farmnewsNOW Staff

Moisture putting a damper on harvest

By Brady Lang
October 12, 2018 - 9:37am

Mother Nature hasn’t been on the farmer’s side this harvest.

According to last week’s crop report, 73 per cent of the crop is now in the bin provincially, which is just behind the five year average of 78 per cent for this time of year. In the northwestern region, the.....

It's almost time for the town of St. Walburg to transform for the 30th Annual Blueberry Festival
It's almost time for the town of St. Walburg to transform for the 30th Annual Blueberry Festival File photo/ farmnewsNOW Staff

St. Walburg's 30th Annual Blueberry Festival kicks off Friday

By Brady Lang
August 24, 2018 - 9:13am

The 30th Annual St. Walburg Wild Blueberry Festival is right around the corner.

With events kicking off on Friday night at the Parish Centre, there is something for everyone at the 2018 event. Many vendors, volunteers, and visitors take part in the annual festival, making it one of the busiest.....