Prairie Steward Newsletters

Please See Bottom of page for more issues

Issue No. 21 - Summer 1997

The Green Plan is history and we're still in business! This was an issue back in 1994 when I took over the reins of the SSCA stagecoach.

Many people felt the SSCA was underfunded for the last program and would not make it past March of '97. Others felt we had outlived our usefulness and would revert back to a "newsletter" organization or would dissolve and become a memory of the eighties. But we made it. And, we have signed some contracts that will take us through the next three years into the next millennium.

Please click here for full newsletter.

Issue No. 20 - Winter 1997

Cattle grazing alfalfa is usually a recipe for disaster. But is there some way it can be done successfully? Baz Fritz, Livestock Agrologist with Sask.

met at the Saskatoon Prairieland Exhibition Grounds February 12 and 13 to attend the Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association's (SSCA) annual Direct Seeding Workshop. This was our largest direct seeding conference ever.  "The purpose of the conference was to bring farmers together to get the latest information on direct seeding and how to implement these practices on our farms," says SSCA president Clint Steinley. "Farmers had the opportunity to have their questions answered by researchers, industry experts and other farmers," says Steinley.

Please click here for full newsletter.

Issue No. 19 - Fall/Winter 1996

Cattle grazing alfalfa is usually a recipe for disaster. But is there some way it can be done successfully? Baz Fritz, Livestock Agrologist with Sask.

Agriculture and Food said that over the years, beef producers have asked about how to manage alfalfa in a grazing system but no real information has been available. When the Districts 12 & 13 ADD Board Demo Farm needed a livestock component in its operation, Fritz saw the chance to do a little investigating.

Please click here for fulll newsletter.