Monthly Archives: June 2013

Another beetle takeover?

Beetles once again sweeping across the country. Out in the fields, Japanese beetles are taking over and invading another industry, they are becoming all too common among your crops. Japanese beetles prey on a wide range of crops and are causing problems for many growers. Thankfully, the cooler temperatures from this year have slowed their […]

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Apache dealer celebrates anniversary with donation to charity

In honor of Young’s Equipment Inc.’s 25th anniversary, the company donated $500,000 to the Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS). STARS is a non-profit organization that provides helicopter air medical transportation in southern Saskatchewan and is based in Regina. The organization is geared towards reaching people in rural areas faster to help save lives.

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Scouting for weeds and insects is essential in post-flood fields

Most farmers are wrapping up planting, and as crops begin emerging it is time to scout fields for damaging insects. This year’s flood conditions during planting have made many crops more vulnerable to disease and insect damage. Stay on top of your weed, insect and disease concerns by implementing a crop scouting program on your […]

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If you haven’t checked out, you are missing out on an opportunity to access a great deal of ag databases, tools and apps. Agriculture information was launched on this site on April 30 and continues to grow. With over 370 datasets available in the agriculture section of, a wide range of information is […]

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