From the Archives: Wheat price guarantee ‘most welcome’: SWP

The Western Producer takes a weekly look at some of the stories that made headlines in issues of the paper from 75, 50, 25 and 10 years ago. 75 years ago: Oct. 1, 1942 The dominion government decided to ease restrictions on how much wheat farmers could have ground into flour for their own use. […] Read more








Saskatchewan’s jubilee was celebrated in Leask in the summer of 1955.  |  File photo

From the Archives: Sask. set hourly wage for stooking, cutting

The Western Producer takes a weekly look at some of the stories that made headlines in issues of the paper from 75, 50, 25 and 10 years ago. 75 years ago: Aug. 13, 1942 The Canadian Wheat Board took steps to control grain storage on the Prairies by banning unauthorized movement of grain by truck […] Read more


A federal grain inspector moved toward a Canadian National Railway grain train in Winnipeg to draw samples for grading in this undated photo.  |  File photo

From the Archives: Farm programs errantly slammed

The Western Producer takes a weekly look at some of the stories that made headlines in issues of the paper from 75, 50, 25 and 10 years ago. 75 years ago: Aug. 6, 1942 A central committee set up at a provincial meeting of rural and urban representatives divided Saskatchewan into 10 zones in an […] Read more