March snowfall has increased the runoff potential in Saskatchewan, but the southern grain belt can still expect very little from the spring melt. | File photo

Spring runoff still expected to be low in southern Sask.

March snowfall has increased the runoff potential in Saskatchewan, but the southern grain belt can still expect very little from the spring melt. That could lead to agricultural water supply issues. The Water Security Agency released its most recent outlook April 4, noting that winter snow accumulation was near average across the province except for […] Read more

Following correct application and manure management practices is one way to reduce nutrient loading in waterways.  |  File photo

Ag has role in nutrient management

Flaten made a presentation Oct. 24 to the Manitoba legislative committee reviewing Bill 24 to lift the hog barn moratorium in that province. This version has been edited for length. My main purpose in participating in today’s session is to discuss some of the scientific principles for environmentally sound nutrient management practices, to help ensure […] Read more