Six people are set to join the Saskatchewan Agriculture Hall of Fame in 2019. They represent a wide swath of the province’s agriculture activities. The new inductees are: Chantelle Donahue (Biggar), Clarence Hookenson (Kisbey), Roger Pederson (Outlook), Arnold Petracek (Esterhazy), Daniel Prefontaine (Saskatoon), and Neil Shantz (Saskatoon). “Saskatchewan has an outstanding agriculture sector and this year’s… Read More

Just like that, we are knee-deep in meeting season — and that means, engaging speakers, research findings, sales pitches, and new ideas for the growing season ahead. Fresh off another successful Southwest Agricultural Conference, Wheat Pete’s Word host Peter Johnson is raring to go answering your top agronomic questions. First though, if you’re looking for… Read More

Elaine Froese has been named the recipient of 4-H Canada’s first-ever distinguished alumni award. The award recognizes outstanding accomplishments and leadership of 4-H alumni across Canada, in the areas of community engagement and communications, science and technology, environment, and healthy living, or sustainable agriculture and food security. Froese is being recognized for her accomplishments in community… Read More

American Vanguard Corporation has acquired the quizalofop product line of herbicides from Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont. The transaction means American Vanguard acquires the technical registrations, commercial sales information, and the existing product supply of the herbicide line up, according to a press release. The quizalofop line is currently registered for use in… Read More