Category: Agriculture

Sustainability is the Key

Meet Joel Kienle and Merrissa Karmark, a young married couple who met in Nicaragua while they were both involved in humanitarian activities. Joel had been working on building projects and Merrissa had come to Nicaragua...

Community Grow Project Call-Out

The Kelvington Community Grow Project is requesting the support of the community for the 2016 growing season. The project was formed to support community recreational facilities. Participating facilities are the Kelvington recreational arena, curling...

A record-setting bull sale

Cattlemen are smiling a little more these days, in light of record high prices at the auction mart. With an unprecedented shortage of beef in North America, the future looks bright for today’s cattle...

Not quite in the bin

This is what 140,000 bushels of oats look like. These were combined on approximately seven quarters on the S&R Berezuik Farm during the last couple weeks.

Crop tour at Rose Valley

ProSoils in Rose Valley sponsored a crop tour last Wednesday morning, combining a wealth of knowledge for area producers. Approximately 30 acres had been planted with 13 different varieties (Canterra, Brett  Young, Dekalb) of...

Codie’s in the field

Staying grounded … This was his view when country singing star Codie Prevost came home to help on the farm.                             ...

Cora Hind: Crop Whisperer

By Laura Neilson Bonikowsky   Springtime, but the ground was cold and dry and the wheat grains lay waiting for warmth and moisture to aid them in beginning the growth essential to their task...

Lawmakers act to get grain moving

By Alison Squires An order for the two national railways companies to help clear up backlogged grain shipments was formalized March 27 when the federal government introduced Bill C-30. The Fair Rail for Grain...

Johnson Brothers Elevator

By the late Matt Daviduk Approximately 10 miles north and one mile west of Margo, on the correction line road, stands a weatherbeaten old farm elevator known as the Johnson Brothers Elevator. A sentinel...