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Canada’s Farm Progress Show – 2017

The 40th edition of Canada’s Farm Progress Show is underway in Regina, and WP reporters are there covering all facets of the show.

We’ll update this page constantly with their photos, videos and stories as long as the show is underway.

You can also follow all social media using the #CFPS17 hashtag below.

Our stories:

Mike Raine talks to Rene Carpenter, show chair at #cfps17

Farm Progress celebrates Heritage Day

REGINA — It’s the final day of Canada’s Farm Progress Show for 2017 and organizers are celebrating Heritage Day in honour of the 40th anniversary.

Saskatchewan’s outstanding young farmer winners, Derek and Tannis Axten from Minton, at #cfps17

Antique farm equipment parade:

WP reporter Robin Booker put together a very quick video tour of the #CFPS17 show grounds… You might want to sit down to watch this:

Wind causes problems at Farm Progress

REGINA — The weather is often the story at Canada’s Farm Progress Show, and this year it’s the wind. Gusting to 75 km-h on opening day Wednesday, it caused some concern for outdoor exhibitors.

Wind is going to be a factor at Canada’s Farm Progress Show today, too. Big Bud, however, is in no danger of blowing away. | Twitter/@upnorth_redneck photo

Innovations recognized as Farm Progress Show begins

REGINA — The 40th edition of Canada’s Farm Progress Show has kicked off in Regina. Eight innovations entered in the show’s annual competition received special awards at the opening ceremony.


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