A couple of farmers came prepared last week as rain fell on Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina. The show disappointed some visitors and exhibitors, but organizers say they have a plan.  |  Michael Raine photo

Farm Progress Show disappoints some

Canada’s Farm Progress Show is promising changes for next year but some wonder if the show has run its course after 42 years. There were noticeably fewer exhibits at last week’s show. Some estimated the number had dropped by at least 300. Social media took note of the smaller show with many speculating on its […] Read more

Evraz Place chief executive officer Tim Reid said the show will shift to a mid-week format, running Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday rather than the current Wednesday through Friday. | Twitter/@CanadaFarmShow photo

Farm Progress announces changes as show begins

Canada’s Farm Progress Show has begun for another year with the news that big changes are coming for 2020. Evraz Place chief executive officer Tim Reid said the show will shift to a mid-week format, running Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday rather than the current Wednesday through Friday. Check out all our #CFPS19 coverage here. It will also start […] Read more

Canada’s Farm Progress Show 2019

Canada’s Farm Progress Show runs Wednesday June 19 through Friday June 21 in Regina. WP reporters are on the ground and will be filing stories and photos that you can find below. This page will be updated daily while the show is on. Jason and Jenna Ranger named Sask. Outstanding Young Farmers – The opportunity […] Read more


Canada’s Farm Progress Show says a move away from antique equipment is part of a focus on its business-to-business mandate as it moves away “consumer/entertainment aspects.”  |  File photo

Antique equipment on thin ice at farm show

This could be the last year that visitors to Canada’s Farm Progress Show get to see some of the equipment that started it all. Exhibitors of the antique tractors and other vehicles at the annual Regina show received a letter earlier this spring saying they would no longer be part of the event. However, after […] Read more

It's young farmer day at Canada's Farm Progress Show. A highlight will be the announcement of Saskatchewan's Outstanding Young Farmer for 2018. | File photo

Farm Progress Show recognizes young farmers today

It’s young farmer day at Canada’s Farm Progress Show. A highlight will be the announcement of Saskatchewan’s Outstanding Young Farmer for 2018. Three couples were nominated: Jordan and Jennifer Lindgren from Lindgren Farms Ltd. at Norquay; Michael and Jessica Lovich from Lovholm Holsteins at Balgonie; and Lee and Shannon Sluser from LS Sluser Farms Inc. […] Read more


Norbert Beaujot and The DOT Technology Corp. of SeedMaster have won a couple Gold Standard Innovation Awards at Canada's Farm Progress Show for the DOT Power platform, a mobile diesel-powered platform that links common implements. | File photo

Farm Progress Show recognizes innovation on Day 1

Fifteen innovative products have been recognized at the kick-off to Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina. The 41st annual show began this morning. A record-breaking 22 innovations entered the innovation program this year. Seven entries received the highest Gold Standard Award and eight received the Sterling Standard. Gold winners are: • Intelligent AG Solutions for […] Read more

Mitch Olson's  innovation received a gold award at Canada’s Farm Progress Show.  |  Karen Briere photo

Septic tank alert designed to prevent unpleasant surprise

Developers of a new ultrasonic sensor say it ends the uncertainty around an important household question: is the septic tank full? TankFull, a division of Duck Mountain Environmental based in Kamsack, Sask., received a gold standard award at Canada’s Farm Progress Show for its promise of 24/7 monitoring through the sensor and a cellular network […] Read more

The Better Buncher, invented by Ryan Dennis from Holdfast, Sask., won the Farmyard Inventions competition 
at Canada’s Farm Progress Show. Better Buncher piles 
flax straw for burning.
 | Ryan Dennis photo

Flax buncher machine nets inventor $5,000 in new contest

REGINA — Canada’s Farm Progress Show had a new feature this year called Farmyard Inventions, in which contestants entered farm-made agriculture tools and show visitors voted for their favorite product. Three contestants entered the competition, which had a first place prize provided by Peavey Mart valued at $5,000. Ryan Dennis from Holdfast, Sask., took the […] Read more


The annual antique truck and tractor parade at Canada’s Farm Progress Show went extra-old-school with an eight horse Clydesdale hitch, owned and driven by Harvey MacFarlane of Summerberry, Sask.
|  Michael Raine photo

Farm show organizers pleased with exhibits, business generated

International business conducted at Canada’s Farm Progress Show was at least $360 million, show organizers said as the 40th anniversary of the Regina event wrapped up last week. Add in domestic and future sales and the value of the show is significant, they said. Visitors from 65 countries were registered, including trade delegations from Australia, […] Read more

Rain and wind combined to lower attendance slightly at Canada's Farm Progress show Thursday. | Robin Booker photo

Farm Progress celebrates Heritage Day

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. A team of Clydesdales will lead the antique tractor parade around the grounds today, winding through the latest innovations in farm equipment at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Rain and wind yesterday […] Read more