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News and Articles Related Saskatchewan Farmland

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Farming Is In Their Blood

Del Rue is a true Icon.  Born and raised in Watrous Saskachewan, Del had to fill his father’s shoes at a very early age.  Del’s father passed away when he was in his teens, he found himself taking over the farm and assuming responsibilities.  A lot of teens would shy away from a challenge of […]

Saskatchewan is a hidden Agricultural Gem – Who New!

When one thinks of Saskatchewan, they think of the prairies – scarcely populated semi-arid grasslands. Many do not realize that Saskatchewan is known worldwide as a consistent and reliable supplier of safe, high-quality grains, oilseeds, pulses and livestock… [Read More]

Dry Conditions in Alberta

With the dry condition in Alberta getting worse by each day, Alberta farmers are feeling the heat.  Farmers are looking for options to serve their herds, with some looking down south to the USA. An option that is closer to home is Saskatchewan. Read More… Alberta’s ‘creeping disaster’: Cattle industry hit hard as dry weather […]

Knowing Your Soil Type and Moisture Level Should Play a Big Part in Your Fertility Strategy

The link below is a good article from www.producer.com about the return on investment on fertilizer… Excerpt: Producers have the financial wherewithal to take some chances with increased inputs when commodity prices are higher and margins can cover all the costs of farming. These strategies pay off to a point: yields increase and with them […]

Top 10 Reasons to Buy Land in Saskatchewan

Affordable Prices – by far, Saskatchewan has the best prices. Rich and productive soil most areas. High Returns – On the Toronto Stock Exchange, farmland generates higher absolute returns. Cash Flow – Cash renting provides a steady flow of cash You can buy crown mineral rights in some areas, your farm could be sitting on […]

Investment in Agriculture Has Never Looked So Bright

Are you looking to diversify your portfolio? Are you new to Canada and looking for an area to invest? Perhaps you are a farmer at heart and you are looking for reasonably priced, quality land? Saskatchewan is your answer. Saskatchewan is known worldwide as a consistent and reliable supplier of safe, high-quality grains, oilseeds, pulses […]

The New Land Barons

A new land rush is underway, based on enormous pension funds that expect to lockup land ownership for decades In the November 2013 Country Guide article “Selling Out Farming,” I wrote about the growing Demand by private investors and speculators for farmland. However, the impact private investors have on land values, rural society and farming […]

Saskatchewan Farmland Fund

The link below is about alternative investment opportunities though the Agcapita Farmland Fund in Saskatchewan… Read More At: http://www.slideshare.net/bketcheson/agcapita-brochure-fund-3-july-2011    

From farms to industrial sites, raw land is proving a hot investment across the Western prairies

The link below is a good article from from the Western Investor – April 2012. Excerpt: In Fort McMurray an acre of industrial land sells for more than $1.2 million per acre. In Vancouver, it can cost the same for a 33-foot-wide home-building lot on the west side of the city. In Manitoba, a surprising […]

Foreign Ownership of Saskatchewan Farmland

The link below is a good article from www.mlt.com about foreign farmland investments in Saskatchewan… Excerpt: Saskatchewan has received a lot of attention in the world press and investment community over the past several years. In particular, investment in Saskatchewan farm land… Read More At:  http://www.mlt.com/resources/foreign_ownership_of_saskatchewan_farmland/