Issue No. 63 - Fall 2012

On Jan 9, 2013 the SSCA will hold its 25th annual conference. What were your farming practices like 25 years ago? 1988 turned out to be a very dry year for most of Saskatchewan. Dust clouds were a common occurrence and damage from wind and water erosion were evident everywhere. 

Fast forward 25 years and soil erosion has been greatly reduced. Wheat is no longer King. And by having solid crop rotations not only do we hedge our bets on the crop markets, but we also play a critical role in minimizing weeds, insects and disease problems. 

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