Crop Week 2017

Opening day at Crop Production Show in Saskatoon drew a crowd inside despite poor weather conditions outdoors. | Mike Raine photo

WP reporters are in attendance at the many and varied meetings and events that make up Crop Week in Saskatoon this week.

All our coverage will be posted below.

Please check back often as this page will be updated continually throughout the week.

In the following video Mike Raine, The Western Producer’s managing editor, hits the trade show floor at The Western Canadian Crop Production Show to find the latest crop pricing opportunities for specialty crops.

0:15  – Brennan Turner, Farmlead

3:10 –  Kent Anholt, Rayglen Commodities

5:10 –  Scott Shiels, Grain Millers

7:10 –  Kevin Hursh


In the following video Mike Raine talks to Bruce Carriere of Discovery Seed Labs about seed quality and availability:


Sask Ag invests $7.7 million in crop research

Saskatchewan Agriculture has announced $7.7 million in funding for 46 crop-related research projects. The announcement was made by Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart during a luncheon at the sold-out CropSphere show in Saskatoon.



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