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Harvest wraps up across much of Saskatchewan

By Charlene Tebbutt
October 25, 2018 - 2:22pm Updated: October 25, 2018 - 3:14pm

Despite weeks of delay due to bad weather, most producers across Saskatchewan have finally been able to get their crops off the field to finish the 2018 harvest.

In the final crop report of the season, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture said last week’s warm and dry weather helped farmers.....

Stephen Christensen appeared on BNN Bloomberg this week talking about a new process using hemp to stop cracking in concrete.
Stephen Christensen appeared on BNN Bloomberg this week talking about a new process using hemp to stop cracking in concrete. screenshot/BNN Bloomberg

Local man part of national hemp company tapped for upcoming Olympics

By Charlene Tebbutt
September 28, 2018 - 10:16am

A Canadian company is leading the way with a new process using hemp to prevent cracking in concrete. The system has caught the attention of organizers with the 2022 Winter Olympics – and there’s a Prince Albert connection.

Canadian Greenfield Technologies Corp. (CGT) is behind the new process, which uses industrial.....

The road to Weyakwin earlier Monday.
The road to Weyakwin earlier Monday. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Highway Hotline

Snowy, wet conditions to stick around, weather hampering harvest

By Charlene Tebbutt
September 17, 2018 - 5:00pm

Snow fell around the region over the weekend, and while it didn’t last, the precipitation is still expected to stick around for a few more days.

A spokesperson for Environment Canada said while the snow was fairly localized, only hitting some parts of the northeast and northwest areas, most of.....

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Progress continues on harvest

By Charlene Tebbutt
September 6, 2018 - 12:02pm

The province’s weekly crop report is out, and statistics show producers across Saskatchewan are still making significant progress on harvest, although some areas have seen damage due to winds and frost.

The weekly report from the province’s Ministry of Agriculture lists 39 per cent of this year’s crop now in.....

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Harvest ahead of schedule

By Charlene Tebbutt
August 30, 2018 - 5:00pm

Warm, dry weather over the past week has helped farmers make progress on harvest across Saskatchewan.

The weekly crop report from the province released Thursday noted that producers have made significant progress. The province says 27 per cent of this year’s crop is now in the bin, well ahead of.....

David Marit has taken over the provincial agriculture portfolio.
David Marit has taken over the provincial agriculture portfolio. Government of Saskatchewan

Marit takes over as agriculture minister

By Charlene Tebbutt
August 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

Saskatchewan’s new Agriculture minister says he has a lot to learn in his new post, but appreciates the opportunity to represent the industry.

David Marit was named Saskatchewan’s new minister of agriculture Thursday. Marit, who farms with his brother in southern Saskatchewan and is a former head of the Saskatchewan.....

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