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Degelman Industries has been part of Canada’s Farm Progress Show since Wilf Degelman created the company 55 years ago.

Farm families celebrate 40 years of Farm Progress Show

By Britton Gray June 23, 2017 - 4:34pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 4:45pm

It's Canada's largest trade show, attracts thousands of visitors every year and it's celebrating a major milestone this year.

Canada's Farm Progress Show is celebrating...

Justin Trudeau visited Regina on a campaign stop during the 2015 federal election.

Trudeau to visit Regina, Sask. farm Thursday

By 980 CJME April 26, 2017 - 12:15pm Updated: April 26, 2017 - 4:21pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in southern Saskatchewan Thursday and the trip comes with an agricultural theme.   He will tour a farm near Gray, south of Regina, and...

The second phase of a new grain mill in Yorkton is expected to create 25 permanent jobs.

Oat mill expansion set to create jobs in Yorkton

By 980 CJME March 25, 2017 - 5:22pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 5:30pm

The City of Yorkton is about to get a boost to the economy as Grain Millers Canada Corp. (GMCC) is investing $100-million in the second phase of a new mill.

The...

This year's Agribition expected to surpass 2015

By Lisa Schick November 26, 2016 - 12:24pm Updated: November 26, 2016 - 12:30pm

It may have been a year of changes and in-betweens for the Canadian Western Agribition, but it was also a big year of the show.

Saturday morning, organizers didn't have...

Agrocorp chairman Vijay Iyengar gifts the national flower of Singapore, where the company began, to Premier Brad Wall at the announcement on Nov. 7, 2016.

From Vancouver to Moose Jaw: Agrocorp Processing announces headquarters moving in early 2017

By 980 CJME November 7, 2016 - 12:10pm Updated: November 7, 2016 - 1:53pm

An agricultural company is planting its roots in the Friendly City.

Agrocorp Processing announced it is relocating its headquarters from Vancouver to Moose Jaw.

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Rain across Sask. is affecting harvest in most areas

By 980 CJME September 15, 2016 - 12:02pm Updated: September 15, 2016 - 12:15pm

The recent wet weather across Saskatchewan is having an impact on the progress farmers are attempting to make.

Saskatchewan Agriculture indicates 38 per cent of the crop...

Environment Canada said it’s not uncommon for frost to occur in parts of Saskatchewan this time of year.

First report of frost touching parts of Saskatchewan

By Daniella Ponticelli August 29, 2016 - 11:20am Updated: August 30, 2016 - 6:52am

It was a frosty start to the week for some people in Saskatchewan.

Peter Derbawka owns an acreage near Speers, located around 55 kilometres east of North Battleford, and...

Health Canada said the chemical is effective in killing mosquitoes without posing unacceptable risks to human health when used according to label directions.

Canadians warned to stop use of malathion products older than a year

By 650 CKOM August 24, 2016 - 8:48am Updated: August 24, 2016 - 8:48am

Health Canada has issued a warning to Canadians to stop using pesticides containing malathion when products are more than a year old.

An advisory was issued Wednesday...

Microscopic image of rabies virus.

Saskatchewan sees spike in rabies cases in 2016

By 980 CJME July 20, 2016 - 11:55am Updated: July 20, 2016 - 12:00pm

Saskatchewan is seeing a spike in cases of rabies this year with 18 animals testing positive over the past few months compared to nine in the same time frame last year and...

Agricultural commodities make up the bulk of Saskatchewan exports to the U.K. and E.U.

Sask. exports should withstand "Brexit" vote

By Sarah Mills June 24, 2016 - 3:39pm Updated: June 24, 2016 - 3:45pm

Saskatchewan's exports to the U.K. and the E.U. shouldn't be too negatively impacted as a result of the "Brexit" vote.

While Thursday's vote is significant it is thought...

Agribition signs.

Agribition appoints former CBC producer as new CEO

By Brant Hilton June 22, 2016 - 4:42pm Updated: June 22, 2016 - 4:45pm

Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) has found and announced its new chief executive officer (CEO).

On Wednesday, the board of directors appointed Chris Lane as their new...

Richardson International CEO Curt Vossen.

Richardson research farm aims to bridge gap to the farmers' field in Sask.

By Sarah Mills June 22, 2016 - 4:26pm Updated: June 22, 2016 - 4:30pm

It was pure, yet sweet, coincidence that the new Richardson International farm was in Richardson, southeast of Regina.

That is the site of the Bennett farm, a new $15...

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