Agriculture

Megan Rosso fitting a bull calf before a show at Agribition on Nov. 22.
Megan Rosso fitting a bull calf before a show at Agribition on Nov. 22. Jessika Guse/CJME News Staff

‘Work never ends:’ cattle fitter gives insight on show prep

From paNOW
November 23, 2017 - 10:52am

Just by stepping in the barns at Agribition you’ll notice cows getting their hair fluffed, fur clipped and even the hooves shined.

It’s all a part of fitting the cow before they go out to be judged.

“The work starts at home,” said Megan Rosso of Rosso Charolais.

SWDC candidate Trevor Scherman believes co-operation and investing in research are keys to long term viability to the agriculture industry.
SWDC candidate Trevor Scherman believes co-operation and investing in research are keys to long term viability to the agriculture industry. submitted photo/Twitter

Local farmer believes wheat commission needs new direction

From paNOW
November 17, 2017 - 1:41pm

The agriculture industry is facing many changes in the years to come and one candidate for the upcoming Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (SWDC) Board of Directors elections feels it’s time the elected officials that provide governance for the commission followed suit.

Aerial view of a farmyard North of the Village of Empress damaged in the wildfire on Oct. 18, 2017.
Aerial view of a farmyard North of the Village of Empress damaged in the wildfire on Oct. 18, 2017. Twitter/Jenny Hagen

Government commits $100K to help scorched farmers

From paNOW
November 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

Saskatchewan farmers impacted by wildfires in October, are receiving some good news.
 
The Government of Saskatchewan announced on Thursday it will donate up to $100,000 in matching cash donations to the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association Wildfire Relief Fund.

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