Agriculture

B-C Ranch turns 70

by Terry Villeneuve Seventy years is a long time. But, that’s exactly the number of years the B-C Ranch, located just south of Dorintosh, has been in existence and, last Saturday evening (Sept. 15), the Cam...

Stampede survey online

by Phil Ambroziak The future of the historic Meadow Lake Stampede Grounds could be in the hands of the community itself. The city is encouraging residents to complete an online survey designed to garner p...

Meet the Ranger family

In farming families, dedication to the land is passed through generations like a treasured heirloom. That’s certainly the case for Keith Ranger and his son, Jason. Keith inherited his love of farming from his p...

Stockyards receive upgrade

by Phil Ambroziak Like the agriculture industry it serves, Meadow Lake Livestock Sales Ltd. continues to grow. Work is ongoing at the local stockyards where, by this fall, a new office building is expecte...

A field of streams for farmers

by Phil Ambroziak Just because it’s an historic moment doesn’t mean it has to be a pleasant one. That’s what farmers from Meadow Lake and other parts of the Northwest have come to recognize in the wake of...

Pasture program axed

by Phil Ambroziak A popular government program has been put out to pasture. The Saskatchewan Pastures Program has been cut from the 2017 provincial budget, but – according to local pasture managers – it c...

Logging tradition continues

by Phil Ambroziak Tradition lives south of Meadow Lake. On his property near Rialto Road, long-time local resident Howard MacCuish operates his logging business by using a method not commonly seen in deca...

Hunting season on par

By Phil Ambroziak With Mother Nature doing a complete 180 compared to a month ago, hunting season in the Northwest is expected to improve dramatically. That’s how Rob Tether, area wildlife ecologist with ...

Agriculture has strong roots

Tradition certainly stands the test of time. And, nowhere does this statement hold truer than Saskatchewan where, not only has agriculture long been an economic staple, it’s become a way of life for several ...

Beauval builds grow tunnel

by Derek Cornet The road to food sustainability in Beauval took a big step forward last month after the construction of a gardening tunnel. “I’m really happy,” said executive director Nick Daigneault of Bea...