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  • Weather extremes highlight benefits of crop research

    If ever there was a question about the value of research and development in crop production, this year answered it with a resounding affirmative. Residual moisture from previous years was critical for many in the central and southern Prairies, but so too were advances in crop varieties and minimum and zero tillage.

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  • New varieties rescue wheat crop

    Somewhere between $300 and $325 million — that’s how much the latest spring wheat varieties with superior water use efficiency may have added to Saskatchewan’s production this year.

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  • Sask. farmers beat drought with new wheat varieties

    To some Saskatchewan wheat farmers, rain clouds were like an endangered species this summer. But with harvest well underway, some of them may be shocked by what's grown out of bone-dry soil.

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The Wheat Field June 2017

CASH PRICES

  • NE Sask Spot
  • 1 CWRS 13.5 $5.89/bu
  • 1 CWAD 13.0 $7.17/bu
  • 1 CPSR 11.5 $4.40/bu
  • NW Sask Spot
  • 1 CWRS 13.5 $6.10/bu
  • 1 CWAD 13.0 $7.22/bu
  • 1 CPSR 11.5 $4.45/bu
  • SE Sask Spot
  • 1 CWRS 13.5 $5.99/bu
  • 1 CWAD 13.0 $7.25/bu
  • 1 CPSR 11.5 $4.44/bu
  • SW Sask Spot
  • 1 CWRS 13.5 $6.13/bu
  • 1 CWAD 13.0 $7.28/bu
  • 1 CPSR 11.5 $4.31/bu
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Latest Research

Development of a highly sensitive, specific and rapid detection system for stripe rust spores in the field

This research aims to develop a detection system that is based on presence and quantity of the spores rather than on presence of symptoms, so that producers may implement control measures earlier.

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