Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday with Lyndsey edition of RealAg Radio. Host Lyndsey Smith is joined by: Chuck Penner of Leftfield Commodity Research on the India tariffs and what that will mean for Canada; A clip from The Agronomists with Dr. Bart Lardner of the University of Saskatchewan and Christine O’Reilly of the… Read More

Legumes, such as alfalfa, trefoil, and sainfoin, are a great feed source, are excellent for soil health, and play a role in sequestering carbon in the soil. According to emerging research by Dr. Bart Lardner, legumes in the bovine diet also lowers methane emissions, one of the components being measured in an on-going research project… Read More

Bunge’s proposed acquisition of Viterra could result in more than $700 million in annual economic losses to farmers, according to a new report authored by researchers at the University of Saskatchewan. The study, conducted by Drs. Richard Gray, James Nolan, and Peter Slade, received research support from the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS), Alberta… Read More

The Government of Saskatchewan is providing $13.2 million to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) in 2024-25, representing a $667,000 increase over last year, adding five new seats for Saskatchewan students. This funding is part of the government’s commitment to subsidize 25 training seats for Saskatchewan students. Five of these seats are designated for… Read More

When it comes time to replace cows in the herd, one of the biggest questions producers face is whether to raise their own heifer calves or buy in bred-heifers or young cows. Kathy Larson, research associate and extension economist at the University of Saskatchewan, recently joined RealAgriculture’s Lyndsey Smith to discuss the factors to consider… Read More

Thanks for tuning into Tuesdays with Lyndsey on RealAg Radio, hosted by Lyndsey Smith. On the show: Learn about Moo to Do and VETSon digital management tools; Kathy Larson of University of Saskatchewan on keeping vs. buying heifers; A clip from The Agronomists on applying seed and fertilizer by drone with Reuben Stone and Felix… Read More

Saskatchewan soybean production has been a roller coaster ride over the past decade. In 2013, growers planted 170,000 acres of the oilseed. Growing enthusiasm for the crop pushed acres higher to 850,000 in 2017, but since that time weather challenges and poor yields have caused acres to plunge —  just over 45,000 acres were planted… Read More

There are many variables that determine the success of a crop and crop rotations can be used to maintain and manage nutrient and moisture levels in the soil. Anne Paquette is a masters candidate at the University of Saskatchewan whose thesis is focused on water use efficiency. Research typically shows increased water use efficiency of… Read More

 

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