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  • Job Opportunity: Policy Manager

    The Policy Manager reports to the General Manager and is responsible for providing support and strategic direction to the Sask Wheat staff and Board of Directors on a wide range of economic and policy issues affecting the sustainability and competitiveness of the wheat industry in Saskatchewan. This is a one year term salaried position (37.5 hours per week); some travel is required.

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  • Producers needed for FHB risk assessment project

    The University of Manitoba is leading a fusarium head blight (FHB) risk assessment project across the three prairie provinces. The major goal of this project is to develop a standardized, weather-based method for reliably predicting FHB and mycotoxin (DON) accumulation across all three prairie provinces.

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  • USask crop scientists help crack the durum wheat genome

    “This is an exciting development for durum farmers as it will mean wheat breeders will be able to produce varieties with improved yields and resistance to disease, pests, and environmental stressors quicker than before,” said Laura Reiter, Chair of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission board of directors, who farms near Radisson, Saskatchewan.

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The Wheat Field March 2019

CASH PRICES

  • NE Sask Spot
  • 1 CWRS 13.5 $6.44/bu
  • 1 CWAD 13.0 $6.49/bu
  • 1 CPSR 11.5 $5.88/bu
  • NW Sask Spot
  • 1 CWRS 13.5 $6.69/bu
  • 1 CWAD 13.0 $6.44/bu
  • 1 CPSR 11.5 $6.03/bu
  • SE Sask Spot
  • 1 CWRS 13.5 $6.43/bu
  • 1 CWAD 13.0 $6.58/bu
  • 1 CPSR 11.5 $5.86/bu
  • SW Sask Spot
  • 1 CWRS 13.5 $6.59/bu
  • 1 CWAD 13.0 $6.46/bu
  • 1 CPSR 11.5 $5.96/bu
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Latest Research

Addressing biological limitations on nutrient cycling in organic cropping systems

This work will explore the specific nature of the nutrient limitations on long-term organically managed systems, by adding nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers as well as extra crop residues to identify the most limiting factors to crop growth and microbial activity.

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