The latest Saskatchewan crop report, dated May 30th, shows farmers have made significant seeding progress. According to the report, 77 per of seeding is now complete, though this remains behind the five-year average of 91 per cent and the ten-year average of 89 percent. Despite these figures, crop emergence is reported to be in excellent to… Read More

Mother Nature rarely cooperates with everyone perfectly, and some areas seem to get more fair treatment than others. While Jocelyn Wasko, based in southwestern Saskatchewan, is always happy for some moisture, she says the drawn-out winter season happening now is making calving on her operation a bit tricky, to say the least. The problem is… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Thursday edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire! Today’s show is brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada. Guest host Kara Oosterhuis is joined by: Philip Shaw of Dresden, Ont.; Drew Spoelstra of Binbrook, Ont.; Jocelyn Wasko of Eastend, Sask.; and Andrea Stroeve-Sawa of Taber, Alta. As well, don’t miss… Read More

Well, hello September! Thanks for tuning in to this week’s edition of the Farmer Rapid Fire. On today’s show, brought to you by Pioneer Seeds Canada, we will hear from: Philip Shaw of Dresden, Ont.; Nic Dubuc of Montreal, Que.; Jocelyn Wasko of Eastend, Sask.; and Kevin Porter of Stoney Plain, Alta. We will also hear… Read More

Drought conditions are adding insult to injury for some cattle producers who considering tough decisions if pasture conditions don’t improve soon. Producers Jocelyn and Travis Wasko, who own XTC Ranches and Bar 4 Bar Ranches near Eastend Sask., are going into their third year of drought conditions and say they continue to employ a “take… Read More

On this Thursday Farmer Rapid Fire edition of RealAg Radio, you’ll hear from: Kevin Bisschop of Chilliwack, B.C. who’s on a bit higher ground and has capacity in his dairy barn for evacuated cows; Brian Thomas of Okanagan Falls, B.C., a rancher who is about an hour away from majorly flooded areas; Jocelyn Wasko of… Read More

 

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