Wasps on the rise in Regina, mosquitoes down: City Buzz

The last week of cooler temperatures was a little reminder that summer doesn’t last forever. And cooler daytime and overnight temperatures have affected insect counts and behaviour. Wasps are on the rise in the city, according to Russell Eirich, Regina’s…

Southern Alberta continues to battle drought despite wet July

August 5 2019 7:05pm Dry conditions have improved across Alberta this summer, however, a long-term moisture deficit is holding the southeast in a drought. Meteorologist Tiffany Lizée explains. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Crops in poor to good condition: Saskatchewan Agriculture

Saskatchewan Agriculture says although rain showers in the past week helped alleviate dry conditions in parts of the province, more moisture is needed to help crops develop. The crop report, released Thursday, said the majority of crops are in poor…

Much-needed rain replenishes Sask. cropland, but more moisture needed

While rain fell across many parts of the province over the last week, more is needed to help recharge soil moisture and help crops develop, Saskatchewan Agriculture said Thursday. In its weekly crop report, officials said topsoil moisture greatly improved,…

Much needed rain in forecast for Saskatchewan agriculture producers

Much needed rain in the forecast should help replenish parched topsoil conditions in Saskatchewan and give a boost to crop development. Saskatchewan Agriculture reported Thursday that crop conditions range mostly from poor to good and roughly 50 per cent of…

Options for Saskatchewan producers dealing with dry conditions

Producers in Saskatchewan hit with dry conditions are getting some relief from the provincial and federal governments. Both levels of government jointly announced additional program measures and more flexible options for producers to manage their operations. The Saskatchewan government said…

Dry conditions spark concern for Saskatchewan’s grazing cattle this summer

Saskatchewan has been facing dry conditions across the province due to a lack of rainfall. As a result, some farmers and ranchers may be facing some grazing challenges this summer. READ MORE: Saskatchewan farmers look skyward as drought conditions persist…

Drought concerns in southern Alberta

June 17 2019 3:36pm Drought continues to be a major concern across western Canada. Global’s Tiffany Lizée has a little insight on what that means for southern Alberta. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Alberta weather: province continues to battle drought as summer begins

Cool, wet weather is moving in as we close out spring and welcome summer — but rain is a good thing, as drought conditions continue into June for parts of Alberta. The most recent Canadian Drought Monitor map shows abnormally…