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hey say home is where the heart is, an old and perhaps hackneyed phrase that nonetheless chimes with all of us.

That’s where it all begins on the home quarter. You don’t build a beautiful pool because you want a dip now and then; you build it so family and friends can gather and have fun together. You don’t plant a garden full of fresh vegetables and fruit trees because you’re keeping up with the neighbours. You plant it to nourish and nurture your family. You don’t create a shelterbelt just for fun, either. You do it for the environment, for your family’s comfort, for capturing a little bit of extra moisture on a wind-swept plain. You take care of your tools, so they work when you need them. You keep an eye out for coyotes and other predators, to protect your calves, dogs and other baby animals — not to mention small children. You feed your garden with manure, because it’s a natural way to nourish it. It’s a farm, and it’s home. There is the annual round of the main work of the place — the seeding and the spraying and the harvesting. And this is also where you live. Because there is heart, there is much to do, and much to learn in all seasons. It may be white and silver outside right now, but by January, we will all be thinking about seed catalogues and tree varieties and whether there is rust on the shears, because we just can’t help ourselves. Our winter lives are focused on getting ready for spring. Hopefully this late December edition will cheer you with its bright and colourful photos, and inform you with its home based stories. Think green, and take heart that spring is not really that far away.

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» DESERT ROSE: An oasis in the dry foothills climate, » » »

Vale Greenhouses offers plants that are acclimated to thrive in southern Alberta conditions. 6 GO FISH: A pond stocked with trout doesn’t have to be a place you visit, it can be right on your property. All it takes is the right depth, proper aeration and predator control. 8 SKUNKED!:If your dog meets up with trouble of the striped and smelly kind, don’t despair, there are treatments you can make right at home. 22 TASTY TOMATOES: Eighty-three varieties of tomato grow at the Glen View Greenhouse. Most are considered heritage varieties, tomatoes that have a historical interest, are open pollinated, can be regrown from their own seed and are at least 50 years old. 51

» OH, CRAP: Gardening experts say human health con-

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CARIBBEAN-STYLE RESORT NESTLED IN ALBERTA Caribbean style resort at home in Alberta | Dugout comes with seadoo, inflatable toys and deck furniture

A white plastic liner gives a dugout the illusion of white sandy beaches at Jerry and Marina Leussink’s farm near Sundre, Alta. |


S » A sandbox is just one of the

additions to the dugout that make it a more enjoyable location.

UNDRE, Alta. —When Jerry Leussink built a dugout for swimming on his Alberta farm, he went a little crazy. His dugout is larger than most small town swimming pools and fancier than some Caribbean resorts. “You’ll never see another farm dugout like this.” With a white liner, deck chairs, nautical ropes and an endless supply of floaty things, Leussink’s dugout is a far cry from most dugouts where country kids swam on hot summer days. “I had a pond, but I wanted to go 10 steps further.” Seven years ago Leussink rented his brother’s track hoe to dig the 110 foot by 90 foot dugout near his Sundre home snugged up to the Rocky Mountains in western Alberta. After three years, he pumped out the water and with a crew of 10, lined the dugout with a heavy, white plastic liner to keep down the weeds and mud and make the dugout a focal point on the farm. “When you tell someone you have a pond they think of something with weeds in it. They haven’t seen anything like this on a farm. “If it wasn’t for the spruce trees you’d think you were in the Caribbean.” Four boulders on each corner anchor the plastic liner securely in place. Along the sides, Leussink and his wife, Marina, hand placed thousands of washed rocks to secure the

liner and prevent debris from seeping from the grass into the water. Each year Leussink adds a few more touches. On the west side is a wooden deck for dancing and sand box for the kids. The former owner of the farm was a collector and Leussink recycled a collection of posts and rope to give it a more nautical theme. “Every year I get an idea and add a little bit more.” He is tossing around the idea of making a wood-heated hot tub and possibly a change room that could double as a sauna in the winter when the dugout is used for skating parties. The farm has become the permanent home for family reunions and parties. For Marina’s 50th birthday, she requested inflatable toys for the pool for everyone to float on during family pool parties. “It’s a virtual zoo.” A small battery-powered seadoo is tossed into the mix of water toys and slowly putts around the pool pulling a boat full of children. “They have so much fun. No one wants to miss a reunion.” Having the fanciest dugout in the area isn’t without its share of work. Leussink estimates it takes 15 to 20 hours a month to clean and maintain. Over the years, he has learned a few tricks for keeping it clean. A longhandled scrub brush is used to scrub the brown film that gathers on the plastic liner. A swimming pool net is used to clean out the leaves and bugs that blow into the dugout.


Leussink uses a homemade vacuum to clean out some of the debris on the bottom of the dugout. Leussink has also learned the importance of chlorine, algaecides and pond clarifiers to help reduce the maintenance and keep the pond looking nice. “It is a lot of work. Over the past years I have learned to maintain it efficiently with the right chemicals on a regular basis. Once it’s under control it’s not so bad.” A large home made vacuum attached to a gas pump helps remove the silt and sand and a fire hose helps circulate the air and wash down the sides. A solar-powered aerator on a timer is a necessary tool for circulating the water and keeping it clean. While the pool requires work to keep it in good condition, Leussink didn’t want

just another farm dugout that eventually gets filled with silt and weeds. “If I go swimming in a dugout full of weeds, it’s not as much fun. This is cleaner than a lot of rivers and lakes to swim in.” It’s not unusual for Leussink and his wife to slip down for a dip after midnight, or for friends and family to pull their campers to the farm on the weekends for a campout near the mountains without the crowds. If he was to do it again, Leussink said he would build the dugout smaller to make it easier to maintain. Without calculating in labour, he estimates it cost $18,000 to build. “Most people when they come here are awestruck.” access=subscriber section=news,none,none



DROUGHT TOLERANT PLANTS FOR SASKATCHEWAN Ground covers • common or creeping juniper • bergenia • goutweed • daylily • bigroot geranium • smooth yellow violet



HARDY PLANT VARIETIES MAKE THE GAR Mulch, irrigate and conserve | Dry conditions are prevalent on the Prairies

Trees & shrubs • Manitoba maple • saskatoon berry • bearberry • globe caragana • weeping caragana • hedge cotoneaster • hawthorn • Russian olive • wolf willow • green ash • sea buckthorn • Siberian larch • honeysuckle • flowering crabapple • ninebark • Colorado spruce • lodgepole pine • mugo pine • Scots pine • potentilla • purple leaf sand cherry • pin cherry • chokecherry • bur oak • European red elder • buffalo berry • lilac • American elm Perennials • yarrow • hollyhock • artemesia (silver mound) • snow-in-summer • dianthus • coral bells • spotted deadnettle • statice • perennial blue flax Source: Sara Williams, University of Saskatchewan

DROUGHT TOLERANT PLANTS FOR ALBERTA Ground covers • bearberry • pussy toes • hen and chicks • sedum • common or creeping juniper • moss or creeping phlox • western yarrow • thyme • deadnettle • three-flowered aven Trees & shrubs • limber pine • Colorado blue spruce • white spruce • hawthorn • amur maple • green or red ash • Swedish columnar aspen • western mountain ash • flowering crabapple • ninebark • shrubby cinquefoil • mugo pine • buffaloberry • blue juniper • golden currant • skunkbrush • soapweed • red osier dogwood • silver sagebrush Grasses • blue grama grass • feather reed grass • blue oatgrass • switch grass • Idaho fescue • junegrass • prairie dropseed • needle and thread • little bluestem • Indian ricegrass Source: Oldman Watershed Council

June Flanagan discusses concepts of xeriscaping and using native plants in southern Alberta yards and gardens at a gathering in Lethbridge in June 2011. Flanagan, who has a masters in plant science and another degree in environmental horticulture, is the author of several gardening books. | BARB GLEN PHOTO


1. Irrigate.



ry conditions are more common on the Prairies than excess moisture, the last two years notwithstanding. Gardeners are well aware of this and many have embraced the concepts of xeriscaping that include practical ways to use water in yards and gardens. June Flanagan knows all about gardening in dry areas. The Lethbridge author was a student in an Arizona environmental horticulture program when the concepts of xeriscaping were first spawned. Since then, she has obtained a masters degree in plant science and a degree in environmental horticulture, and has written several gardening books. Among them are Native Plants for Prairie Gardens and The Prairie Gardener’s Sourcebook. Flanagan is an often-sought speaker in southern Alberta gardening circles. She told a group of Lethbridge gardeners this summer about the seven concepts of xeriscapes that have stood the test since their conception in the late 1970s.

“Irrigate before 10 o’clock in the morning,” says Flanagan, and do it deeply but infrequently. “By doing that you put down quite a bit of water at one time and then you wait until the soil starts to dry out before you irrigate again. What happens is you’ll encourage deep rooting in your plants.” She advises watering at soil level with soaker hoses or a drip system. A shallow basin around trees, with the rim extending to the edge of the leaf canopy, can be filled with water and left to dry out before watering again. Lawns are major water users and Flanagan advises limited space devoted to lawns if xeriscape is the goal. “It’s a good idea to reduce the size of your lawn and your bedding out plants because these areas need about an inch … of water every week.” Gardeners who use sprinklers should calculate how much water is applied in a given period. One way to do this is to set out a shallow container and time sprinkler activity until one inch of water is applied. Then users will know how

long to let a sprinkler run with each water application. “Remember that all of the plants you install will need regular irrigation to get the roots established,” Flanagan added. Even native plants need some water, and trees and shrubs will need regular watering for at least the first few years after planting, until they are well established. 2. Mulch. Flanagan said this is an easy concept to apply without making any other changes to the garden. “Every part of your garden should be mulched except for the lawn, even the containers,” she says. She favours organic mulches including wood chips, which decompose slowly and hold moisture in the soil. Around trees and shrubs, she recommends chips about eight centimetres deep, tapered to be shallower near the trunk. Wood chips are not a good choice for the vegetable garden because they are chunky and can tie up nitrogen needed by plants, Flanagan says.

She recommends lighter mulches such as compost or grass clippings for the vegetable garden. She likes organic mulches better than rock mulches because they insulate the soil and encourage plant root growth, prevent frost heaving and eventually add organic matter to the soil. “A rock chip mulch won’t. They will help hold water. However, they don’t add organic matter to the soil. They increase the heat load on your plants, which sometimes means you have to water your plants more often. They also can increase the heat load on your home.” Rocks are also traps for bits of soil and weed seeds, leading to higher maintenance. They are also difficult to move if changes to the garden are planned. 3. Maintain the landscape. “The biggest thing here is to weed, because weeds will take moisture and compete with your plants for moisture.” Regular weeding and fertilizing will keep plants healthy so they need less water. It also reduces the need for chemical controls. access=subscriber section=news,none,none


FAR LEFT: Plants can thrive in harsh environments but should be grouped with plants that have the same water and sunshine needs.


MIDDLE: Pussy toes are native to the prairies and a good choice for planting in dry areas. This patch is part of a prairie garden project near the Galt Museum in Lethbridge.


NEAR LEFT: Primroses, native to the prairies, show their beauty. | BARB GLEN PHOTOS

Canada has nine zones, ranging from zero (the harshest) to eight (the mildest). Each zone is divided into two parts, with “a” being harsher than “b.” Minimum and maximum temperatures, snow cover, rainfall, wind patterns and the average number of frost-free days were all taken into account when creating the zone map. But as gardeners know, our weather patterns vary from year to year, especially with the effects of global warming. In addition, the location (south side versus north side) of a plot can affect the growing conditions for plants. How do you use it? As a general rule, if you live in Zone 6, you should have good success with plants hardy in Zone 6 and up to three zones colder. Plants hardy to Zone 8 would never survive the winter in your yard. So, although the zone map is a useful starting point, consider your own yard’s conditions and your area’s weather fluctuations when choosing yearly plantings.


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4. Design to conserve water. Flanagan recommends that water conservation be part of garden design. Choose plants that suit the conditions and place plants with similar water and sunlight needs together. She suggests putting plants with higher water needs, including lawn, near the house for ease of watering. This can help cool the house in summer. Trees and shrubs can also serve this purpose. 5. Reduce or eliminate lawn. Flanagan says most lawn grasses are cool season plants that go dormant when it gets too hot. Adding water is the only way to keep them growing and green. “I don’t advise you not to water, because our summers are so short, we want to enjoy whatever bit of plant growth that we can get. But I will advise you to reduce the size of your lawn,” says Flanagan. Sod is hard to remove so she suggests doing it in stages. Remove some lawn each year and replace it with

Plant hardiness zones

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Wollaston Lake

Fort McMurray

Grande Prairie

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The Pas

Prince Albert

Norway House

North Battleford


Berens River


Medicine Hat


Moose Jaw



5a/5b Weyburn


6. Choose water-wise plants. Flanagan recommends the use of native plants that are adapted to the climate and thus drought tolerant. In 2008, she helped Lethbridge volunteers build a native plant garden near the city’s museum. The variety ensures that something is blooming throughout the growing season. “You don’t need to give up beauty,” says Flanagan, noting the attributes of shrub roses, mock orange, lilacs and evergreens. “Lots of things that we consider classic garden plants also use water wisely.” 7. Replenish the soil with organic matter. Mulch and compost are the keys to this goal, Flanagan says. She recommends compost applications to vegetable gardens just before planting and again around July 1.



Map courtesy of Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada and Agriculture Canada

perennials, shrubs or trees. “Eliminating lawn altogether is the biggest thing you can do to conserve water.”


Yorkton Swift Current


Sandy Lake






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Lynn Lake

Slave Lake

About the Canadian Plant Hardiness Zone Map The Canadian Plant Hardiness Zone Map was revised in 2000 using weather data from 1961-90. The map includes the effect of elevation and climate-change models and plant survival data for trees and shrubs, which are the northern and southern extremes where a given species can survive and reproduce successfully. At the nursery If you live in Zone 5, look for plants that are hardy to Zone 5 or lower (plant labels don’t differentiate between parts “a” and “b”). Perennials from Zone 6 or higher will likely be sold as annuals in your area because they aren’t guaranteed to survive the winter. Ask a garden centre professional for help.





WHAT IS A XERISCAPE? It is a yard or garden that follows principles of being practical and environmentally friendly. The term xeriscape comes from the Greek word ‘xeros’ meaning dry and ‘scape’ as in landscape. Xeriscaping is not the same as zero-scaping and does not focus on rocks, stone and gravel but on the following seven principles. Planning and design • Sketch your yard, including decks, trees and sheds

• Where lawn is hard to grow or maintain, consider replacing grass with drought tolerant ground covers, perennials or shrubs. Include a path, a bench or a sculpture. Water efficiently • Group plants by water needs and zone lawn areas separately because they use the most water. Lawns require one inch per week (2.5 cm).

• Zone each area by activity or purpose

• Use irrigation systems that place water directly on ground such as drip systems or soaker hoses.

• Colour code areas by amount of sunlight, precipitation and water needs.

• Avoid sprinklers that shoot water high into the air, produce a fine mist or oscillate.

Improve the soil Add two or more inches of organic matter like compost or aged manure and mix to a six-inch depth. Create practical lawn areas • Limit lawn area to what is need and where it provides a function. • Choose grass seed mixes that have low water requirements.

• Watering in the early morning is best because it is cooler and allows leaves to dry during the day. • Use rain barrels and water less when it rains. Select appropriate plants and group by water needs • Place plants with high water needs in low-lying areas that will

naturally receive drainage and are convenient for irrigation. • Select plants based on structure, colour, texture or fragrance. Plants that are native to the Prairies are accustomed to the dry climate and naturally require less water. Use mulch to reduce evaporation • Mulches reduce evaporation, cool the root zone, reduce weed growth, slow erosion and look great. Wood chips and shredded bark feed the soil with organic matter. Maintain your xeriscape • Prune dead or diseased branches anytime. Most other pruning can be done in winter or early spring. • Remove spent flowers throughout the summer before they mature into seed heads. • Aerate lawns in spring and mow regularly to height of three inches. Leave clippings to provide nutrients. • Fertilize according to plant needs. More is not better. access=subscriber section=news,none,none

Source: Oldman Watershed Council




» These tough plants can go out in

early May and will not be harmed by a hard frost: foxglove pansies gazania viola matricaria calendula rudbeckia snaps stocks petunia sweet peas bellis parsley carnation onions dianthus perennial herbs dusty miller

Customers are invited to learn more about the plants they buy for their home gardens when they come to Vale’s Greenhouse. Plants come with complete descriptions of their history as well as how to make them survive in southern Alberta.

» These plants can be planted

outdoors by the end of May after a hardening-off period: phlox geranium salpiglossis alyssum schizanthus aster verbena African daisy cabbage godetia cauliflower mimulus broccoli mesens lettuce portulaca annual herbs* nemesia nicotiana * most

» Tender plants need protection



HOW TO HARDEN PLANTS To get bedding plants ready to go outdoors for the first time, put them at ground level in a shaded, protected place and water when dry. Cover at night with a blanket supported on sticks, or bring them into an unheated garage to prevent frost damage. Do not put plants in a warm place or they will not get used to night temperatures. The process takes about a week, depending on conditions. Source: Vale Greenhouse

LACK DIAMOND, Alta. — Vale Greenhouses may be one of southern Alberta’s best kept secrets. Located at the edge of Black Diamond, southwest of Calgary, visitors pass through the gates of an English style stone fence where they can enjoy an alpine retreat, a kinetic garden or they may sit in one of the carefully planned gardens built around a theme of colour and style. Besides being an oasis in the dry foothills climate, this greenhouse owned and operated by Katrina Diebel offers plants that are acclimated to thrive in southern Alberta conditions. All the plants from the greenhouse are grown there and may take several years of nurturing before a customer sees them. The clients receive advice on what will survive, unlike picking up a generic tray of bedding plants from a local big box store. The greenhouse opened in 1976. Ann Vale, the original owner, started all her own plants with a goal of producing items that would grow well in local conditions. In 1990, her goddaughter, Katrina, took over and introduced new plants and horticulture ideas to a wealthy, well-travelled clientele that had seen European gardens and wanted to create some of that splendour at home. Diebel travels extensively to find new items and has found plants do not have to be native but should come from an area similar to here. Often plants from Argentina or Russia may work here as opposed to those transplanted from Colorado, Montana or British Columbia. “Southern Alberta is extremely unique. I have never found another place with the cold nights and the high alkalinity in soil,” she said. “If you are going to bring in new perennials, you have to find it in an area that would be relative to our area,” she said.

Chinook winds can hit at any time, carrying the snow cover away and drying the soil out in summer, making plants vulnerable to sunburn even in winter. Combined with the high elevation and glacial type soil, gardening can be a challenge. “There are a couple of different problems. Firstly, all our soil is clay based and it is very high in alkalinity. It basically is early soil. The water we use is limestone-based because it comes from limestone mountains,” she said. Gardeners looking for advice often read the labels attached to a tray of bedding plants but those instructions may not apply to prairie growing zones. “Never read those little tags because they come from the southern States. Good to 30 below doesn’t mean anything. Basically we tell our customers you are in a chinook zone two.” Prince George, B.C., is zone two but it has long days, warm nights and peaty soil. By comparison, there is less growth in southern Alberta because the nights are too cold. This greenhouse works year round and plants offered for sale in 2014 may be started in 2011. Seeding starts in September and continues every week throughout the winter. The plants are started in a greenhouse and items like pansies and petunias are hardened off in cold frames. “They are completely bomb proof,” she said. Each spring the retail part of the business offers 3,000 varieties of basket stuffers, 10,000 one gallon annual grasses and 75,000 one gallon, 45,000 half gallon and 35,000 three and a half inch pots of perennials propagated from seeds, divisions or cuttings. A complete history is available so staff and customers know the proper names of plants, where they came from and when and how they were propagated. “We collect our own seed from alpine meadows and people go for walks and bring me seeds,” she said.

She diplomatically tells people they only want alpine plants and noxious weeds are not welcome. Gardening enthusiasts start shopping in April. They receive planting advice, and there are posters with advice around the centre. “If it is the right plant and it is hardy in your zone, they should grow to beat the band. It doesn’t matter if it is crappy weather for the first three weeks. Everything will always catch up. At the end of the season everything will finish the same,” she said. This applies in cereal crops, vegetable gardens or ornamentals. “Sometimes you use plants that are borderline hardy here but they will always struggle. They don’t like the soil or they grow very slowly and some things traditionally grow slowly,” she said. For example, a pine tree may take 35 years to grow. People also need to get educated about what might succeed here and what substitutes are possible. A person may try to grow lavender but would be better off with salvia. It is the same colour and grows bigger than lavender, which is not suited here. “Why would you want to grow something that isn’t hardy?” she asked. Diebel and her staff do not develop plants or breed seeds. “We experiment by using plant material that we know will grow here,” she said. “We are always finding new plant material that is perfectly hardy here.” There is also space at the greenhouse for planned gardens that follow a formal theme so customers see what is possible. Diebel has developed a white garden, blue garden, a space with texture as well as a kinetic garden full of plants that blow and hum in the wind. However, nothing stays the same at this place and if new plants propagate and spring up unexpectedly, that is all good. “The best gardening happens by accident,” she said. access=subscriber section=news,none,none

from frost and a longer period of hardening. Keep them in a cool place at night just above freezing.

begonia coleus dahlia impatiens lobelia marigolds nasturtium salvia Source: Vale Greenhouse

zinnia tomatoes cucumbers squashes corn peppers basil dill





Nursery eyes native plants to enhance survival Success creates satisfaction | Native plants are less susceptible to disease


Ken Wright checks plants growing in the nursery west of Calgary. He and his wife planted wild strawberries as ground cover. They have designed their gardens and the nursery using only native plants and created a setting with layers of low lying plants, mid-sized bushes and tall trees that could live for hundreds of years.

TOP: Trees grown from seed are removed from open flats and transplanted into individual plugs where they grow larger. Up to 500 willows may grow in a flat. The Wrights select the most vigorous for customers. ABOVE: Silver coloured leaves do better in dry regions because they reflect sunlight. LEFT: Vale’s Greenhouse at Black Diamond, Alta., is owned by Katrina Diebel. The gardens have been created throughout the grounds using local, hardy plants.

PRINGBANK, Alta. — Ken Wright carefully checks tiny saplings growing in a protected bed to decide which to pull and which ones might become mighty oaks. The saplings are among the thousands of trees that Ken and Pam Wright grow from seed at their 16acre nursery. The oaks are grown from acorns collected from a heritage tree in Edmonton. The Wrights have spent a lifetime growing trees and shrubs and are probably the only ones growing native species in this area. “There is very little actual seed production in Alberta,” Ken said. “Most of the nurseries are ornamental with introduced plant material.” Growing local ensures greater plant survival and prevents the introduction of unwanted diseases and insects. “That is our advantage in collecting seeds. We are not importing those things,” he said. The Wrights learned their craft in Montana and ran a nurser y in Cochrane, Alta., before selecting their current site at Springbank on the west side of Calgary. They have been at Bow Point Nurseries since 1988, gathering seeds and cuttings from the area to produce hardy native trees, shrubs, flowers and grasses. It is a time consuming task that requires patience and wisdom. “You need background knowledge in order to know propagation and then (know) what you do with a oneyear-old pine and not lose it,” said Ken, whose background is botany. Local knowledge of climate, altitude and soil is also needed because little research has been conducted on native tree production. The nursery, with its 4,000 foot altitude, has cold nights and a short, dry growing season. “We wanted to go somewhere where it was really hard to grow and tough and miserable because there has never been a research station or anything on the west side of Highway 2. This is the transition zone between the foothills and the prairie,” said Pam. Seeds are started in flat containers in a greenhouse. Up to 500 trees may grow in a flat. They are thinned out a year later and eventually placed in plugs for customers. Other trees, such as willows, are started from cuttings. Germination rates are 20 to 80 percent. “It takes testing and trialing. Not everything grows,” Ken said. They grow a wide variety of poplars, spruce, alders, aspens and junipers as well as wild flowers, grasses and shrubs such as the wild rose. The farmyard is full of native greenery that is welcoming and provides shelter from cold north winds or westerly chinooks. The yard looks different every year as the canopies of plants and trees grow and change. “It is designed to be successional and changing so as the overstory increases and the shade increases, the understory changes,” he said. It is also meant to be pleasing year round. “We have eight months of the year

with no leaves so the plants really should have something to bring interest to the landscape,” Ken said. That may come from trees with an interesting shape or colourful autumn leaves and bark like a dogwood, pussy willows and prairie sage. The nursery is surrounded by country subdivisions, and developers have planted spruce and poplar because they grow fast and are consistent in size and shape. However, they may not always be the best choice, even for a windbreak. “People plant spruce trees when there are so many other things to plant,” said Pam. “They are conical, and anything conical, the wind just goes around, which means the sound goes around. Developers put them in because they can get consistent ones.” The Wrights ship trees for windbreaks, reclamation projects and landscaping. They remind clients that trees and plants are no longer native outside the 100 kilometre range because the ecosystem is different. Alberta’s prairies, parklands, foothills and alpine regions are all unique ecosystems. “Our advantage is we can ship in any direction from here,” Ken said. Trees may go to Manitoba, Montana, British Columbia’s Lower Mainland, northern Alberta or mountain parks. A tree may grow three feet tall in Alberta but reach eight feet in B.C.

local landscapers and gardeners seeking design and growing advice. People tend to plant trees too deeply and then give them too much water. “Overwatering is our most common call of what’s wrong with my tree. Ninety-five percent of the time, we can say stop watering,” said Ken. The Wrights grow their trees in a mulched bed for the first year and water them once a month, even though home gardeners are reminded to give their trees plenty of water. “Those are needy, high maintenance trees that are not programmed to live in this climate with our 14 inches of rain a year,” he said. “We don’t have an irrigation system so we have to plan when is the best time for things to survive out here without any water.” They plant in early spring or fall with more going in during the later season so the trees establish better. The ground is warmer but the days are cooler and the trees draw less moisture. Xeriscaping is a popular landscaping trend, but Ken said it doesn’t have to be gravel, cacti and a few silver leafed plants. “This whole nursery is xeriscaped. If you go to Banff, that is a xeriscape. Landscapes don’t need to be watered and shouldn’t be watered. They should be designed not to be watered. There is no reason to have an irrigation system if you plant it properly and use the right things.”

Native trees and plants are more likely to survive weather conditions and live longer. Some local trees are probably 500 to 1,000 years old. Trees will not grow in the hot and dry areas of southeastern Alberta, yet wildflowers and grasses thrive. “There are parts of the province that are too cold, too windy, too harsh,” Ken said. Added Pam: “It would take some really good quality plant material to do it, but a lot of people have just given up.” Some customers may think it is more expensive to plant native trees and plants, but they are more likely to survive the conditions and live longer. Some local trees are probably 500 to 1,000 years old. Prairie settlers brought plants from their homes that did not always succeed. They planted trees for shelterbelts in the 1930s, and many are starting to look bedraggled. “Realistically, every 10 years you should put in another row just to keep it alive,” Ken said. Planting native trees that are adapted to local diseases is another advantage. For example, this year’s wet conditions encouraged a canker called shepherd’s hook to grow on aspens. “It is not abnormal. This plant evolved with this disease so technically it is not a disease because it is associated with the plant. It doesn’t affect the health and vigour of it. It grows past it,” he said. The Wrights handle many large contracts, but they also work with

The Wrights are also low maintenance gardeners. However, they also said trees and shrubs can be pruned because in nature, wildlife nibbles on them and trims them back. They also recommend proper planting distances because too often home landscapers plant trees too close together or too near fences or buildings. They suggest planting about 10 feet apart so the adults can touch. “Trees touch in nature. Part of the trick with naturalizing is density,” he said. They try new things each year and share their experiences. “Everybody needs to be educated. It is the major thing we have to do in order to have a unique line of plants.” The Wrights have a website and visitors are able to see a changing landscape that can survive drought and temperature swings. Sticking with natives offers predictability. “From a farming standpoint, they are predictable,” Ken said. “We know when we put seedlings in, in three years I am going to have this size of plants whether we have a dry cold winter or a wet winter or cold spring.” They also want customer satisfaction and success. “That’s our job — to fulfill people’s expectations. They buy plants and put them in the ground and there is always that optimism and vision,” he said. For more information, visit www. access=subscriber section=news,none,none





STOCKED POND PROVIDES FUN FOR FAMILY Trout perfect for ponds | Choose non-native fish varieties to avoid pitfalls BY BARB GLEN LETHBRIDGE BUREAU


» Lorne Louden runs Ackenberry

Trout Farms in Camrose, Alta. His company provides fish to farmers and acreage owners who want to stock their ponds and dugouts. | ACKENBERRY TROUT FARM PHOTO

im Luco is run off his feet in the summer as he manages a fruit and vegetable farm frequented by visitors who come to buy his produce. So when the day is mostly done and there’s a little time to relax, he goes out to his pond and feeds the trout. Handfuls of fish pellets bring the rainbows splashing to the surface, their shiny bodies and tails flashing in the last sunshine of the day. Luco’s face lights up in a smile as he watches the action. He rarely fishes in the pond, but his grandchildren, ages five and three, revel in the activity. “It’s great for the grandkids to come out, even little kids, and see them catch a fish. It just thrills them to the bone,” said Luco. His enjoyment matches the stories heard by Peter Thomson, owner of the McNabb Trout Hatcher y in Saskatoon. “Lots of people tell me that one of the biggest joys they have is not the actual fishing, but going out with their kids and grandkids in the evening with a pail of fish pellets and throwing them out there just to watch them hit.” Thomson, a retired schoolteacher, sells rainbow trout fingerlings, mostly as a hobby. “I’m still dealing with schools,” he quipped. Like most hatcheries, he buys trout eggs from the United States and hatches and raises the fish to fingerling size, ready for sale to farmers and acreage owners who want to stock their ponds and dugouts. “It’s really not a terribly expensive hobby,” said Thomson. “You can put 100 two-inch fish in your dugout for $70 or $75. If you get lucky and they all survive, you’ve got 75 people fed.” Some people keep the fish for a season and others attempt to overwinter them and increase size. Trout will not reproduce in ponds because they need specific conditions, including swift flowing water. New fish can be added each year, if desired, because trout don’t feed on each other. Luco’s pond is 20 feet deep and holds about half a million gallons. He stocked it with 200 fish, which were about 14 inches in size this summer. He can overwinter his fish because he has pond aeration and depth. “I’ve left them in there five years, six years. They’ll get three or four pounds, probably. They’re like aquarium fish. They grow to the size of the aquarium. They usually don’t get a whole bunch longer but they get

Jim Luco’s trout pond south of Lethbridge is about 20 feet deep with steep banks and an aeration system. The depth allows him to overwinter about 150 rainbow trout. Fish metabolism slows in winter so there is no need to feed them, but aeration of a small area is necessary to provide sufficient oxygen. | BARB GLEN PHOTOS quite a bit deeper and fatter, broader.” Thomson said the water body should be at least 16 feet deep with aeration to overwinter the fish. Lorne Louden, who operates Ackenberry Trout Farms in Camrose, Alta., concurs. “A good pond is deeper than 15 feet and hopefully somewhere in the

neighbourhood of 600,000 gallons minimum, and up. The deeper the pond, the more fish” it can accommodate, Louden said. He sells fingerlings and pond equipment, and finds himself spending many hours on the phone answering questions about ponds and fish. Just because a pond has

healthy fish one year doesn’t mean the success will continue. “What discourages people is lack of education,” he said. “They just (don’t) realize that the pond has aged and now they need aeration, so people should plan for that if they’re ever building a pond for fish. It’s best to build a pond access=subscriber section=news,none,none


600,000 gallons”

HOME QUARTER where power is available. “People build ponds out in the middle of nowhere, where they can’t even get a windmill to aerate it, and then they get very discouraged that they spend $10,000 building a pond and they didn’t put it where it would be a continuous fish pond for the next 10, 20 years so they could amortize their investment. I’d be frustrated too if I got into that situation.” Louden said aeration also reduces nutrient load in the water and encourages insect growth so the trout have more food. If a pond is aerated in winter, the fish can usually sustain themselves without supplemental feeding. Stocking rates are a common question. Naturally, it depends on the size of the pond. Louden recommended 150 fish for a 100 by 150 foot pond. Thomson assesses it as 200 to 300 trout per aquatic acre. Predators can be an issue. Luco said the steep sides on his pond discourage wading birds. “They’ll come and stand on the dock, but they can’t get in to feed, so they’re not much of a problem and only with the smaller trout. “The cormorants, on the other hand, will dive and clean you right out, so you’ve just got to watch for them and scare them off when they come around.” For some farmers, the attraction of birds and other wildlife is part of having a pond. “It doesn’t take long for things like blue herons to discover that you have fish in your dugout,” Thomson said. “I don’t think any farmer in Saskatchewan is upset with visits from the occasional blue heron.” However, Louden said if fish protection is the main goal, he’s had success with pond dye, which limits birds’ ability to see the fish. He has also used electric wire to discourage herons, and thin filament fishing line stretched across a pond to discourage diving birds like ospreys. “The hawks come down, they don’t see it at first, but after they spin out of control and land in water a few times, they’ll go to a different pond after that.” As for feeding the fish, a pond or dugout with a freshwater feed might supply enough freshwater shrimp for the fish to eat, supplemented by whatever insects they catch. Luco buys fish food from Viterra for his nightly fish watching activities. A 20 kilogram bag costs about $20, so he’s not concerned about the cost. The amount of food available will affect fishing success, Louden said. If the fish have lots of freshwater shrimp to eat, they won’t be eager to

rise to a fishing line. “We’ve even had customers that swore that there was no fish in their pond” because fish were eating shrimp instead. Trout, the most common fish used to stock ponds and dugouts, are sensitive to heat, as Luco discovered during one hot summer about five years ago, when the pond temperature rose to 28 C. “Their bodies couldn’t take the change in temperature to come from the bottom up to the top to feed and it would basically cook them, so they just perished.” Aeration solved the problem. It can also keep algae in check but sometimes other measures are needed for this common pond problem. Louden said effective algaecides are available. Luco uses barley straw, but Louden cautions that pond and dugout owners should know what they are doing before they rely on that remedy. “I get very discouraged to see these black bales of barley straw in our customers’ ponds and causing subsequent algae blooms. So if used right, it can be beneficial. If used wrong, it’s a negative thing,” said Louden. “(Luco) is one of the few that caught onto it a long time ago and did it exactly like he was told to do it.” Moving water and replacing straw twice a year are among the ways to make it effective. Otherwise, it can become a stinky mess that adds to unwanted pond nutrients. Most people stock their ponds in April or May. Some net or catch them in fall unless they plan to overwinter. Albertans who want to stock their ponds or dugouts require a licence, which costs $10 per year. A first-time licence costs $40 because it includes an inspection to ensure no fish can escape into public waters. That is partly to avoid whirling disease, a devastating fish ailment, Louden said. “It’s a nasty disease in the U.S. and because we’re free of it, they shut down our borders to importation of any live salmonoids.” No licences or fees are required in Saskatchewan to stock a privately owned water body. However, they may not be stocked with native fish such as walleye, pike and pickerel, and no stocking is allowed if there is potential discharge into a waterway. In Manitoba, licences are required if a dugout is used for a hatchery or commercial fishery operations. In British Columbia, a permit is required to stock fish in a dugout and only trout are allowed. Grass carp are prohibited.



ABOUT THAT POND… Q: Why do I get more plants and algae in my pond each year? How do I stop this? A: Aquatic plants and algae problems are typically caused by increased nutrients in the pond. Nutrients enter the pond from leaves, die-off of aquatic plants, wildlife and runoff. The delicate balance of phytoplankton, zooplankton, plants and fish is changed when a pond becomes highly eutrophic, or water rich in nutrients. The bottom lacks oxygen when decaying matter consumes it faster than it is replenished by aeration. Nutrients once consumed by bacteria or absorbed by sediment are released. What can you do? Reduce nutrients from runoff entering the pond. Install

bottom based aeration with a good air diffuser to keep dissolved oxygen above the sediment layer. Use natural pond bacteria, which usually come in premeasured water soluble packs that are tossed into the pond throughout the summer. Q: Why do my fish look healthy in the afternoon but die in the morning? A: Dissolved oxygen levels fluctuate with the time of day and activities in the pond. During the night, plants and algae stop producing oxygen and start using oxygen. Fish and aquatic life activity such as feeding also uses up dissolved oxygen. Wind and wave action or splashing water are often not enough to support large fish populations,

especially during late summer. Add an aeration device with a proper diffuser. The oxygen level should be at least 7.5 ppm in the summer and five ppm in the winter to sustain fish and other aquatic life. Q: How do I prevent my air line from freezing during the winter? A: There are three solutions. • Bury the line below the frost line. • Use insulated line between the compressor and the pond or lake. • Use a freeze control unit after the compressor that contains 99 percent rubbing alcohol. This uses a lot of alcohol if the line does not enter the dugout or pond quickly. Source: Lorne Louden, pond consultant, Ackenberry Trout Farms

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Luco says feeding the fish daily provides a relaxing moment in his otherwise busy day during the summer.


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Value of shelterbelts evident when wind blows Beautify and protect | Trees provide shelter for animals and birds and protect yard from wind, which can reduce heating costs BY WILLIAM DEKAY SASKATOON NEWSROOM

T » Since the federal government’s

prairie shelterbelt program was initiated in 1901, more than 600 million tree seedlings have been provided to western Canadian farmers. Of those, 450 million have been planted to protect farm yards, while 150 million seedlings have been planted in field shelterbelts, protecting 6.2 million acres of land.

here was a time, during early settlement of the Prairies, that homesteaders believed it was impossible to grow trees and became resigned to a wind-swept existence. Seedlings brought in from Eastern Canada failed to grow because they were non-hardy species. Tenacious farmers using native species had better success in establishing the first shelterbelts. The Canadian government’s cooperative program was established in 1901 with 58,000 seedlings and 47 farmers. By 1904, this had increased to 1.8 million seedlings and to 7.7 million by 1917. To date, more than 600 billion seedlings have been distributed throughout the prairies for shelterbelts. Since the Dirty Thirties, planting shelterbelts has been seen as a way to provide long-term soil protection and trap moisture in the form of snow.

Preventing soil erosion is only one reason for planting trees. “I think we have to rethink all the services and good benefits in wet or dry years that trees bring into the landscape,” says Henry de Gooijer of the Agroforestry Development Centre in Indian Head, Sask. There is a definite trend to the rate farmers plant trees depending on wet and drought cycles, says de Gooijer, who also farms near Kelliher, Sask. Prolonged drought in the 1980s resulted in the greatest annual number of field shelterbelts being established in 1990. Wet and normal precipitation years are best for establishment and growth, but tree planting increases when it suddenly becomes clear that the lack of trees is a problem. “If you don’t have a dust storm, it’s not apparent to you that there could be a potential problem,” says de Gooijer. “When things are under stress, that’s when people get aware again of the fragility or sustainability of their system.” access=subscriber section=news,none,none

SHELTERBELT BENEFITS A study prepared for Agriculture Canada on the benefits of shelterbelts noted the following improvements can occur where shelterbelts are planted: Soil ■ Reduced soil erosion ■ Shoreline protection Air ■ Reduced odours from animal production sites ■ Reduced pesticide drift (also indirectly affects water quality) ■ Reduced greenhouse gas accumulation in the atmosphere Water ■ Improved water quality through filtering ■ Floodplain management ■ Waste-water management

Neil and Pat Buchanan learned the hard way about the benefits of establishing shelterbelts on their Francis, Sask., grain farm. They realized they needed to do something to protect their land from erosion after a crop of

Shelterbelts can slow soil erosion and make life more pleasant by protecting farmyards. |


Animals & plants ■ Wildlife habitats ■ Wildlife-based recreation ■ Increased biodiversity In addition, the following socioeconomic changes were identified: ■ Energy conservation ■ Aesthetic and related amenities ■ Improved farm level economic efficiency ■ Transportation and traffic impacts (snow trapped away from roads) Source: Public and Private-Goods: Related Economic Benefits from Shelterbelts, Kulshreshtha & Knopf, December 2003

lentils was destroyed by a severe wind. It cut the plants off at the ground and they had to reseed 100 acres. “The wind literally blew topsoil right off the hills and the topsoil around here is pretty decent,” says Pat.

HOME QUARTER In spring 1989, the organic farmers planted 100,000 trees and shrubs over 21 kilometres of shelterbelt on three quarters of land, which included their home quarter. Many of the rows are five and six rows deep and include caragana, poplar, pine, fir and spruce trees. According to a report by John Kort, a scientist at the agroforestry centre, the value of shelterbelts is seen by looking at their functions. Farmyard shelterbelts protect gardens, buildings, livestock and people. They beautify the yard, improving comfort, and attracting birds and wildlife. They also reduce home heating costs, trap snow away from work areas, buildings or laneways and sequester carbon. Field shelterbelts protect crops, soil and sometimes livestock, while capturing blowing snow. The Buchanans notice their crops are higher, particularly beside the trees and shrubs. “There’s been a couple years, Neil figures we’ve grown a crop pretty much off the snow moisture we trapped from the trees,” Pat says, adding that giving up acres to grow the shelterbelt has paid off with better crops, minimized erosion and more bird species and wildlife. “I guess we’ve just got the sense of accomplishment that we’ve done something to help improve the environment.”

Kort’s report says increased experience with shelterbelts and greater knowledge of their effects, designs and limitations mean that their use is perhaps more targeted than in the past. For example, low shrubs near wetlands provide nesting cover for waterfowl, while multi-row, multispecies upland shelterbelts provide habitat for plants, insects, birds and mammals. Riparian buffers that include trees and shrubs can protect aquatic habitat as well as prevent agricultural nutrients and sediments from degrading water quality, thereby involving watershed management organizations in tree-planting projects. Shelterbelts especially designed for protecting laneways, roads and highways from snow have been planted

I think we have to rethink all the services and good benefits in wet or dry years that trees bring into the landscape. HENRY DE GOOIJER AGROFORESTRY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

by individual landowners, municipalities and provincial highways departments. A fresh look at shelterbelts is underway as a method to sequester carbon to reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Landowners may also be able to sustainably produce


woody biomass as a renewable fuel. Potential economic spin-offs could increase plantings and the uses for shelterbelts. Fewer trees are being planted for field shelterbelts. De Gooijer says with advances in seeding systems, farmers see less utility in trees and have fewer reasons for field shelterbelt use, particularly the row of trees across the centre of a field. Although a drought cycle could trigger another increase in field shelterbelt planting, advances in directseeding technology has led many landowners to conclude that they can manage soil erosion without the use of shelterbelts. Larger field equipment and the increased trend to farm rented land may also contribute to recent decreases in field shelterbelt planting.


De Gooijer cites recent examples in areas of Saskatchewan where rows of historic shelterbelts have been removed. “The Conquest area is an example where you have a farmer come in and buy a large block of land and decide that shelterbelts are not part of their strategy for land management and they remove them,” he says. “I think that just relates to changes in farming systems, bigger equipment, bigger farms.” De Gooijer has seen a rise in trees being planted in farmyard shelterbelts over the past few years. He thinks farmers are fixing up existing shelterbelts around established farmyards. “I’ve also seen new farms and I think that comes with optimism in the agriculture sector,” he says.

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START YOUR SPRING TUNE UP IN WINTER An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure | Spend a few minutes now to avoid hours of frustration when spring arrives BY RON LYSENG WINNIPEG BUREAU


» The bent fibreglass handle is

the result of trying to plant a two-inch pine plug into a 12-inch granite rock. The rock may have won the battle, but the spade has been working like this for nearly a decade. It’s doubtful that any wood handle would have survived the encounter.

e typically don’t place as much value on our lawn and garden hand tools as our power tools. Take a quick inventory of the hand tools hanging on the garage wall and multiply that number by, say, $40 or $50. All of a sudden, you’re looking at a dollar figure that probably equals the price of a new mower. A quick trip to your local co-op for a rake, spade and a branch snipper easily totals $200 if you buy the good quality stuff. If you buy the bottom end tools, you’ll be buying them again next year. Buy the best you can afford every time you buy. Longevity is a bigger factor than initial price. Unfortunately, many big box outlets only stock the cheapest Pacific rim products. So keeping those tools working as many years as possible is a good reason to spend a little time each year to winterize the tools you already have. Here’s the other good reason. Spring comes, you’re chomping at the bit to get out there to work off some of that pent up energy, do some digging or planting and snap — the shovel handle breaks first time in the ground, right where it enters the tapered steel cone. It kind of dampens your enthusiasm and wastes your time. Had you taken some time last fall or during the winter to clean, inspect, sharpen and lubricate your hand tools, you likely would have noticed the handle was loose or had visible cracks at the base running upward. That would tell you it’s about ready to break. We’ve all been led to think

in our throwaway world that we just trash broken tools and go buy new ones we can trash again in two years’ time. I can’t bring myself to buy into that buy-andbuy-again theory. I may spend more time than most people working on my rakes and shovels, but if the workshop is warm, it’s a nice way to spend an evening or two. I still have a number of shovels and hoes I began using 55 years ago in what I thought at the time was a forced labour camp — home. Keeping tools working comes dow n to maintenance. All the magazines and websites seem to agree on the following basic procedures for winterizing

lawn and garden hand tools. There’s nothing really new here. It’s all stuff Dad started teaching me in about 1956. Keep ’em clean Caked on mud and dirt provide a nice environment for surface rust to get a start. I no longer think you have to go the whole nine yards with hot soapy water, but a garden hose and scraper do a fine job of removing dirt. Make sure you get everything off. Rust grows underneath residual soil, especially clay. Inspect Before you go any further, make sure the working end of the tool is good enough for another full season. I figure that as long as the

steel is good, the tool has more serviceable life in it. Fix it. This is the time to inspect for flaws in the steel. There’s nothing wrong with going to the welder w ith a couple of hand implements that need cracks patched up. If you see weak spots or flex spots developing, this is the time t o re i n f o rc e them. I have a 5 0 -p l u s y e a r old grain shovel that’s been patched a couple times, but it’s still good for shoveling light top soil. I spent a couple years ordering 3/4 inch crush limestone to p u t o n t h e w a l k i n g p at h s through my acreage. Once that layer was finished, I started ordering 1/4 inch crush for the topcoat. Over a period of six or seven years, I shovelled, wheelbarrowed and raked about 40 yards each summer. It taught me a lot about shovels, wheelbarrows and especially rakes. You cannot find a rake anywhere in North America that can stand up to 10 yards of crushed limestone. So instead of buying new rakes, I started reinforcing all the broken ones with plain old R-bar. They aren’t pretty, but it’s better than continuously buying new tools. Synthetic handles don’t pose much of a problem, but many tools are still sold with wood handles. Most garages still have a majority of wood handles. Inspect the base of these handles for bad wood or a loose fit into the metal cone. A loose fitting handle breaks easier than a tight one because the handle is able to jerk back and forth within the cone. Replace bad handles and

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» When installing a new handle, make sure it fits tightly. Do whatever carving, shaving or shimming is needed to give it a snug fit — a perfect fit will give any handle a longer life.

tighten loose fitting handles. According to experienced gardeners who have kept their tools for many years, it’s difficult to remove the stem of a broken handle.” Well, it is and it isn’t. If you’re in a hurry and you’ve got a good vice and drill, you can mess around and usually get it all out within five minutes. If you don’t believe in violence, place the working end of the tool in a bucket of water deep enough so the broken handle is submerged for 24 hours to make the wood swell up. Then take it out and let it dry completely. When the wood shrinks, it releases itself from the steel cone and pops right out. When installing a new handle, make sure it fits tightly before the final installation. Do whatever carving, shaving or shimming are needed to give it a good snug fit. A perfect fit will give any handle a longer life. Then, before the final installation, there are things you can do to extend the life of that handle. Many sources suggest giving the handle a coating of linseed oil. That is a good idea that I take one step further. Once I have the fit I want, I soak the bottom end of the wood handle for a day or two in linseed oil or wood preserver. I give the liquid plenty of time for osmosis to draw it up into the handle. After it hangs to dry for a day or two, I give the whole handle a coat of marine varnish or one of the synthetic clear coats that ends with “thane.” Fibreglass and other compound handles are generally stronger than wood, last much longer and don’t require linseed or other treatments. They always get my vote, if I can find them. They are not universally available to retro-fit all lawn and garden hand tools. Remember, they still require a good snug fit to avoid snapping at the tool cone. Sharpen Most people know they should sharpen cutting tools such as hedge and branch clippers and snippers. But they continue to struggle with dull cutting tools because they won’t take the time, or don’t know how, to sharpen cutting blades. Here’s another thing to consider. Many peo p l e have nev e r e v e n thought about sharpening the cutting edge on a shovel, spade or hoe. Digging into undisturbed soil or hedge roots with a dull-edged spade takes a lot more energy and creates more sore muscles than a sharp spade. Even digging into fresh topsoil or crushed stone that’s been dumped on the yard is easier with a sharp edge. Do yourself a favour. Sharpen all your cutting edge blades. Sharpening the relatively flat surfaces on shovels and hoes is easier than sharpening curved blades on clippers and snippers. Go ahead and use the bench grinder if you have a strong, steady hand, but be aware that a long-handled tool hand-held against a 3,500 r.p.m.

stone poses hazards to both yourself and the tool. Securing the working end of the tool in a vice and using a diegrinder or angle grinder is a safer method. The vice is also the best way to sharpen with a file. Whichever method you use, the process is the same. Study the factory angle of the cutting edge. Your passes with the file or power grinder should match the original edge. When you are finished, the angle of the shiny new metal should be the same as the old cutting angle. Using a power grinder always

builds up slight metal ridges or burrs on the backside of the tool. Although they disappear the first time the shovel is used, brush them away with a wire brush wheel to make the edge perfectly sharp. Double blades on clippers, snippers and shears are a little more complicated than shovels. Websites say that unless you are an artist with the die-grinder, stick with hand held files on these tools. Because these tools cut live tree limbs, they are highly susceptible to having the pivot gum up with tree sap. This can be cleaned out with

solvent or linseed oil when the tools are taken apart for sharpening. There are two types of pruning clippers. The anvil type has a single blade that’s sharp on both sides and hits squarely against the other arm, which is a blunt anvil. The bypass type has two arms, each with one sharp edge like scissors. When the two blades slice past each other, they cut the branch that’s caught in the middle. For ease of sharpening, it’s best to take the cutters apart and lock the blades in a vice one at a time. Using a medium-fine file, try to duplicate the

factory angle as you expose shiny new steel. Don’t succumb to the common tendency of taking off too much material near the cutting edge. Before re-assembly, file any burrs off the backsides. Straight blade pruning shears resemble a large pair of scissors and are intended only for grass, small branches and twigs. When used for jobs heavier than pruning, tough branches get caught between the blades that are prone to twisting. CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


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You cannot find a rake anywhere in North America that can stand up to 10 yards of crushed limestone. So instead of buying new rakes, I started reinforcing all the broken ones with plain old R-bar. They aren’t pretty, but it’s better than continuously buying new tools.


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Often, shears that don’t cut properly only need to be taken apart to have the blades pounded flat again. If the blades are dull, sharpen them with a medium-fine file as you would clippers or snippers. I know people who have been sharpening their own tools for decades and still can’t get a fine edge. If you happen to fall into that category, don’t be embarrassed. Take the tools to a pro or ask someone in the family. It’ll make your life so much easier.


Lubricate There are a variety of opinions on how to lubricate lawn and garden tools. Remember, they are being lubricated to prevent rust, not eliminate friction. Some of the old theories are the worst, among them axle grease. I still see people using axle grease to preserve tools, good crankshafts, trigger mechanisms on old guns and an assortment of other misuses. Grease dries with age. As it dries, it develops cracks right down to the surface you think you are saving. That crack is a natural passage for moist air. It’s one of those things you just shouldn’t do. There’s another old theory that still seems to work today. I grew up with diesel fuel. We cleaned parts with diesel fuel and stored everything from rifles to shovels with diesel. (I’m not certain, but I think we put diesel on our oatmeal.) When it came time to use the tool next spring, it still smelled like diesel, still felt like diesel oil on the steel and there was no rust. My concern now is that modern diesel fuel is a much more complex mix than it was decades ago. The new chemistry may not be compatible with what we need today to protect tools out in the open atmosphere. It may be detrimental. That’s the same concern I have with people recommending motor oil to lubricate tools in storage. The high tech chemistry of modern motor oil has nothing to do with preserving steel in an outdoor environment. There’s one other widely recommended treatment I once used profusely. WD40 is mentioned in many magazines and websites as a lubricant for storing tools. Only a few sites say what I found

through experience. WD40 is more of a solvent than a lubricant. Plus, as a solvent, it’s in the high price category compared to other solvents and cleaners. It’s good for loosening rusty bolts, but not as good as a proper rust penetrating oil. It’s good for cleaning parts, but the solvent in my parts tank costs way less. A few years ago, after my annual fall tool clean-up extravaganza, all the tools got one final squirt of WD40 after they were hung inside on the garage wall. Next spring, maybe I was paying more attention than usual, but I noticed that nearly all the shovels and rakes and hoes had surface rust. That’s when I started doing a little research. The consensus among lubricant guys is that WD40 is too light to serve as a protecting agent. It runs off and it evaporates. Their opinion seems to match my experience. Although there are dozens of products on the market to protect your tools from corrosion, I’ve found any brand of silicon or Teflon does the job just fine. I still use a lot of WD40, but not as much as before and no longer as a lubricant. Remember that it’s best to do all this maintenance now rather than waiting until spring when you really need those tools and they disappoint you. This story is dedicated to the memory of my dad, Gerhard Lyseng.

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ll terrain vehicles have become as common in farmyards as half-ton trucks and tractors. It’s so easy to jump on the seat and take off over a field to check on livestock or a watering system, or to haul supplies. It’s also fun. But their increased use for both w o rk a n d p l ay c o m e s w i t h a reminder to drive ATVs properly and safely. According to the Canadian Agricultural Injury Surveillance Program, machine rollovers are the leading cause of death on Canadian farms and ranches. Between 1990 and 2004, rollovers killed 351 people. Twenty-five of those deaths involved off-road vehicles and in one-third of the cases the operator was under the age of 16. Newscasts throughout the country carry other stories of recreational riding that has resulted in tragic consequences. Driving an ATV requires skill, attention, strength and good judgment. Young children usually don’t have those attributes, particularly when it comes to larger ATVs, and most organizations recommend children under age 12 not use ATVs at all. The Canadian Pediatric Society says children under age 14 should not use them, while some organizations say children aged 12 to 16 can drive smaller vehicles with motors no more than 90 cubic centimetres as long as an adult is supervising. Glen Blahey, provincial farm safety co-ordinator in Manitoba, said it is important that everyone who is going to be driving an ATV knows how it operates. His office offers courses for farmers and ranchers, including practical sessions, on ATV driving. “It shouldn’t be a learn-as-yougo process.” He said most farmers and ranchers purchase ATVs with work in mind, not recreation. “ATVs are primarily an extension of the farm equipment,” he said. They are seen as extra transportation and a replacement for the horse when checking cattle. Taking a few hours to learn how to properly drive an ATV or making sure that farm workers know how to operate it is key. “We need farm families to be a little more conscious of stopping and assessing the needs of who is going to be doing the work,” Blahey said. “You have to make sure the person has those skills.” He said statistics show that new operators or new workers on farms are at greater risk of being injured because they don’t have a thorough understanding of how an ATV turns, for example. Under Manitoba law, workers must be properly trained if they are required to drive an ATV for their jobs. David Burnett, chief instructor

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We need farm families to be a little more conscious of stopping and assessing the needs of who is going to be doing the work. You have to make sure the person has those skills. GLEN BLAHEY FARM SAFETY CO-ORDINATOR

for ATV safety courses in Saskatchewan, said most of the participants in his courses are people who need certification for their jobs. For example, every energy industry worker needs to take the course. “Half of the course is actual riding,” Burnett explained. “Turns, starting and stopping, going up and downhill.” By the end of the course he notices quite a difference in the ability of the drivers to handle the machines. He said few farmers take the course, and that concerns him. “They don’t bother wearing the safety equipment either,” he said. Saskatchewan legislation states that helmets are not mandatory when the ATV is operated on property owned by immediate family. But Burnett said that shouldn’t preclude common sense. And he also notes that the first time a rider crosses a road, he or she is on public property. The All Terrain Vehicles Act and its regulations prescribe the type of approved helmets and eye protection that all riders or passengers must wear. Owners and operators might also be surprised to know they must carry a minimum of $200,000 in liability insurance. “Very few have insurance,” Bur-


nett said. “A few more are starting to wear helmets. “These laws are not new.” Legislation sets out other parameters, including a maximum speed of 80 km/h and prohibiting driving on the traveled portion of a highway. Burnett said the Saskatchewan law says that to drive in ditches or on crown land, the operator must have a valid driver’s licence. Children under age 16 who have taken the AT V course, however, can legally operate the machines by themselves. Manitoba’s Off-Road Vehicles Act restricts children under age 14 from operating ATVs unless an adult or parent is supervising. AT Vs must be registered and insured, unless they are going to be used only on land owned or leased by the vehicle owner. Helmets are required in Manitoba, except when the ATV is being used for farming, hunting, fishing or trapping. Passengers are not permitted, except when the ATV has a seat designed for a passenger. The vehicles typically aren’t allowed on highways and other roadways, but there are exceptions. In Alberta, for example, ATVs can be on the highway as long as the operator has a licence. Alberta’s regulations state that the minimum age for operating an ATV is 14. Younger children can drive them on public property if they are being supervised. There is no age restriction on private property. Helmets are not mandatory in Alberta unless municipal bylaws require them. However, legislators do recommend their use. I n a l l j u r i s d i c t i o n s, t h re e wheeled bikes are not recommended. They haven’t been manufactured or sold in North America since the access=subscriber section=news,none,none




, strength and good judgment, say safety experts. Can everyone on your farm operate one of these machines safely? adds instability to either the front or rear axle. A passenger can also be in the way if the driver needs to get off quickly. Farmers who want to take a safety course or need more information about ATV safety should contact their provincial farm safety co-ordinators or ATV riding associations. Burnett can co-ordinate safety courses around Saskatchewan. He can be reached at burnett3@sasktel. net.

ATV RIDING ASSOCIATIONS British Columbia Quad Riders Association of British Columbia;


Manitoba All Terrain Vehicle Association of Manitoba;

Alberta Alberta Off Highway Vehicle Association;

Canada Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council;


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» Saskatchewan All Terrain Vehicle Association Inc.;

Source: Staff research


1980s because of their tendency to roll over and cause serious accidents. However, there are still some of these models in use, particularly by children on farms. Farmers are urged to replace these models with safer, four-wheeled ATVs. Burnett said he also sees children operating ATVs that are much too large for them. Passengers can also be a problem. According to the ATV Safety Manual for Agricultural Workers issued in Manitoba, the driver must be able to move freely on the ATV in order to control it. A passenger interferes with that ability. “A passenger raises the ATV centre of gravity to a dangerous level,” says the manual. This happens because a passenger

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Growing fruit on the Prairies is becoming easier all the time thanks to research, new varieties and growers like Dean and Sylvia Kreutzer at Over the Hill Orchard near Lumsden, Sask. They are experimenting with new trees and vines. Clockwise from top left are some of the fruits they grow and sell: Somerset and Kandiyohi grapes, Carmine Jewel cherries in bloom, Mara de bois strawberries, Westcot apricots and Carmine Jewel cherries. The Kreutzers sell the fruit and the trees to prospective growers. | DEAN/SYLVIA KREUTZER PHOTOS


FRUIT GROWERS BRANCH OUT TO NEW VARIETIES Finding the apple of your eye | New apples last longer in the fridge, cherries are more prolific, apricots get prettier BY KAREN BRIERE

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Move over crab apples, chokecherries and saskatoons. There are new fruit trees in town and they’re taking over yard space. Traditional fruits remain popular but plant breeders have been working to develop others that appeal to the prairie palate and climate. Dean and Sylvia Kreutzer are at the forefront of some of this work. Their Over the Hill Orchards near Lumsden, Sask., is based on prairie sour cherries and they are branching out into other fruits. Dean Kreutzer, a city boy and computer programmer who knew nothing about fruit production before the couple began their venture in 2000, works closely with researchers from the University of Saskatchewan to breed new varieties of fruits. Although he approaches fruit production from a commercial point of view, he has tips for those considering different fruit trees and shrubs for their yards.

Prairie-developed cherries are a well-established orchard crop now. Kreutzer said people who want to produce them in their own yards don’t need a green thumb. The trees require little maintenance, grow just more than two metres high and the different varieties available now make fruit available throughout the season. “There is a difference in when they ripen,” Kreutzer said. “You could have two trees, one that ripens at the beginning of August and the other in mid-August.” Prairie cherries are typically tart and good for processing but some varieties are suitable to eat fresh. They are prolific. “You can get 50, 60, 70 pounds of fruit off one bush,” he said. Whatever variety you choose, Kreutzer recommends not picking the fruit too soon. The longer the fruit hangs on the tree, the sweeter it becomes. “You need one month after the cherries turn colour,” he advised. The birds won’t wait to eat, howev-

er, so bird netting around the tree can protect the crop. That’s easy enough to do with one or two trees. The Kreutzers have 3,500 trees, and 11 certified organic growers also have large orchards to supply Over the Hill. Kreutzer said one of his growers lost about 2,000 pounds of fruit to robins and starlings. “You have to be prepared to face the fact you’re going to lose some,” he said. Apples “Everybody should have an apple tree,” Kreutzer said. By that he means everyone should plant a prairie variety of apple tree. “Our apples are world-class. There is no reason to buy apples from the store.” Apples have come a long way through plant breeding. The U of S has been breeding apples for about 90 years and is currently testing 40 selections with the help of 50 growers. Newer varieties such as Prairie Sensation will last five to six months in a refrigerator crisper, Kreutzer said.

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And they can be purchased on dwarf root stock, meaning a ladder won’t be required to pick the fruit. Two to four trees w ill supply enough apples for a family. More information on the varieties developed at U of S can be found at Apricots Yes, apricots can grow on the Prairies. “Apricots are really hardy,” Kreutzer said. “They just bloom so early.” Blossoms usually appear by May 1, making them subject to late frost. Kreutzer said getting fruit once every four or five years makes them unreliable in terms of a steady supply. However, there are other advantages to having an apricot tree in the yard. The blossoms produce an amazing fragrance and beautiful foliage that can be bright red, yellow and orange. For now, apricots are still best planted for cosmetic reasons. “Fruit is a bonus,” he said, unless one plans to run outside at midnight and cover the trees to protect them

from frost. However, Kreutzer is involved in breeding better apricots. “That’s kind of my dream fruit,” he said. He has about 200 trees in the ground and they include varieties from around the world. He collects the pollen and uses it to pollinate Canadian plants. “You plant the seed and hope the genetic roulette mixes it up good,” Kreutzer said. Apricots grown in Pakistan bloom later so that might be a good genetic cross, he said. The breeding program is worth it, he added, because Canadian apricots taste “ridiculously good” compared to others. Even California producers agree. On a tour here, they told Kreutzer his apricots were the best they had ever tasted. That’s likely because California apricots are bred for size and quality but not necessarily for taste. “Ours are small but good-tasting,” he said. access=subscriber section=news,none,none






Grapes “Grapes are one of the ones I’m most excited about” from a commercial perspective, said Kreutzer. People have grown grapes in their yards for years but more breeding is underway by private growers and the university to improve all aspects of the vine and allow commercial production. For the average rural resident, planting grapevines on the south side of a house to take advantage of the sun and giving them a bit of TLC should result in berries for grape juice and jelly, said Kreutzer. “This is a simple plant because you only need one,” he said. “They are self-fertile and you only need one to give you the berries.” Cut the grapevine back in fall and it will climb back up a support trellis or structure the next spring. Research at the U of S is looking at hybrid crosses using prairie varieties and good quality wine and table grapes. “Personally, I’d like more seedless grapes for eating,” said Kreutzer. Haskap Haskap breeding has been going on for several years across the Prairies. The oval-shaped blue fruit is tasty, but consistency and quality remain goals of breeders. From a processing point of view, the fruit is fragile and not suitable for mechanical harvesting. But growers who want just a couple of shrubs should see success. “Haskap is hardy as nails,” Kreutzer said. “There’s not much that can hurt it.” The plant does need a pollinator; more than one shrub is needed for fruit production. Some older yards may contain haskap, or blue honeysuckle, shrubs that came from Russia in early plantings. The fruit on those trees is probably best left for the birds. However, the new crosses from Russian, Japanese and wild Canadian stock are flavourful. Another advantage to haskap is early ripening. The earliest varieties can ripen ahead of strawberries, while others fruit later in summer.


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Plants like company | Companion plants can drive away pests, attract pollinators



t’s well known, at least among astrologists, that people with the zodiac sign of Leo are a perfect match for a Sagittarius. Scientists and skeptics may doubt that an open-minded Leo and an adventurous Sagittarius are really a match made in the heavens, but most people accept the notion that successful couples usually have compatible character traits. But what about plants? Are there species of plants that are meant to be with other plants? Or is that a horticultural myth? It’s no myth and not astrology. Gardeners have known for many years that certain plants are meant to be together, said Janet Wallace, who lives in New Horton, N.B., next to the Bay of Fundy, and has been gardening for 15 years. “I’ve been using companion planting ever since I started gardening. I keep refining and adapting it,” said Wallace, who is also editor of Canadian Organic Grower, a quarterly magazine published in Ottawa. In basic terms, companion plant-

ing is the practice of growing two or more plants in close proximity so the characteristics of one plant can aid the growth and development of the other plant. In her garden, where she grows vegetables, dry beans, flax seed, culinary and medicinal herbs and edible flowers, Wallace uses companion planting for a number of reasons, including pest control, soil improvement, pollination and to create micro-climates. For instance, Wallace plants carrots and onions side by side for pest control. “I plant onions in with my carrots to reduce carrot rust fly infestation,” she said. “Apparently, the rust fly is confused by the smell of the onions. When I thin or pick carrots, I always break the top of an onion so the smell overwhelms the smell of the carrot foliage…. I also use marigolds and garlic as companions.” Tina Baynes Fraser, who teaches organic farming at Camosun College in Victoria, said companion

plants provide three basic functions when it comes to insects — they deter, attract or confuse bugs. As examples, Fraser wrote in EcoFarm & Garden that slugs and wireworms are deterred by the pungent smell of marigolds. Lavender and zinnias attract butterflies that pollinate. As well, feverfew, a member of the sunflower family, has a strong scent that masks the smell of other plants from pests. Another way to manage pests and beneficial insects, Wallace noted in an article for Canadian Organic Grower, is to create an insectary around the border of the garden. The insectary, a strip of plants surrounding a garden, could contain legumes like alfalfa, vetch and clover. Those legumes provide a habitat for beneficial insects such as ground beetles, which consume garden pests like flea beetles and small caterpillars. Aside from pest control, there are companion plants that enhance the size and flavour of other species, said Fraser, an organic producer who runs Corner Farms on Vancouver Island, north of Victoria. Carrots work well with lettuce, for

Other fruits Peaches are considered a delicate fruit for good reason. “If I ever have a peach in the next 30 years that will survive the winter, I will be pretty happy,” said Kreutzer. “That’s the first step.” In November, he moved indoors 50 peaches he had been growing in pots. Ten of them had already been damaged by a cold night earlier in the month. Hardiness in peaches is more complicated than enduring cold temperatures. The trees are also affected by the freezing and thawing that can occur in regions that get chinooks. At this point, peaches are not an option for prairie planters. Kreutzer’s attempt at growing kiwis from Siberia didn’t do well, but two in a Regina backyard are flourishing, he said. These kiwis are very small, with no fuzz. Anyone considering planting them requires a male and a female plant. They need protection through the winter and seem to do best in indirect sun. Other fruits that people are trying on the Prairies include goji berries, pears and hazelnuts.

COMPANION PLANTING ON U.S. COINS Each year since 2009, the United States Mint has released a $1 coin to honour the contributions of Native Americans to U.S. progress and development. The back of the inaugural coin featured an image of a woman tending to crops because Native Americans provided food for the first colonists from England. More specifically, the woman on the coin is shown tending to the three sisters of Native American agronomy: corn, beans and squash. Native Americans grew the crops together because the sturdy stalks of corn would grow first, creating support for the bean vines. As the beans grew, they would fix nitrogen into the soil, providing nutrients for the other two plants. The squash’s vines, which grow close to the ground, shaded the soil and prevented the ground from drying out.

instance, because tap roots and shallow rooted crops don’t compete for the same nutrients. Another example is the relationship between basil and tomatoes, according to experts at Schriemer’s Greenhouse in Winnipeg. Bees are attracted to pollen in the basil flowers. In turn, the bees fly up to the tomato flowers and pollinate them as well, increasing tomato yield. Some gardeners claim the tomatoes taste better with this combination, possibly because the basil pollen adds flavour to the tomatoes. Most growers are familiar with the nitrogen fixing property of legumes, but there are plants that accumulate other needed nutrients for their neighbours and future crops, Fraser noted. Comfrey, a small shrub with roots that can be used to treat skin wounds, can build up the nitrogen, potassium, calcium and manganese in the soil. Most websites that cover companion planting refer to a book by Louise Riotte, a gardener from Oklahoma. Riotte, who died in the 1990s, authored Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening. access=subscriber section=news,none,none




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All things bright and beautiful Attract the birds and the bees to your garden | Placement, design and monitoring ensure a thriving green space BY DARLENE POLACHIC FREELANCE WRITER


he snow may be blowing outside, but it’s never too early to think about gardening. In fact, this is the perfect time to plan what you might plant to encourage birds, butterflies and good bugs to make their home in your yard. Birds Most of the birds that come to your yard are looking for food or a safe place to nest. Think about planting trees and shrubs that produce fruit or berries and hold their fruit over winter. What could be more pleasant on a frigid day than watching a crowd of Bohemian waxwings sweep in to clean off the frozen berries of a mountain ash or the shrivelled fruit of a crabapple tree? Hardy fruit-bearing varieties include mock orange, cherry, currant, pincherry, raspberry, elder, saskatoon, chokecherry, buffaloberry, highbush cranberry, crabapple, mountain ash and Russian olive. To provide a steady food supply, plant trees and shrubs that overlap each other in terms of flowering, fruiting and seed production. Birds tend to be attracted visually.

Hummingbirds zero in on certain shades of orange and red and find tubular, trumpet and bell-shaped flowers attractive. So if you would like to have hummingbirds in the yard, plant flowers such as hollyhocks, monarda (beebalm), petunias, daylilies or Asiatic lilies, liatris (Blazing Star), coral bells or salvia. Seed-producing flowers that birds enjoy include liatris, penstemon (beardtongue), sunflowers, petunias, salvias and zinnias. Native plants have traditionally provided nourishment and shelter for birds and can be cultivated in the farm garden. However, be sure to grow the plants from seed or buy them as nursery stock. Never take them from the wild unless their habitat is threatened or destroyed. As well, transplanting from the wild is rarely successful. Avoid commercial wildflower mixes. They nearly always contain seeds from plants that are not native to the area and either won’t grow or will become invasive. Decide which birds you want to attract to your yard and put out feeders with the seed they can’t resist. Sunflower seeds, especially the black oilseed or striped varieties, are the best all-purpose feed for birds. Black oilseed sunflowers are

favoured by small birds such as chickadees and goldfinches, while evening grosbeaks prefer the striped variety. Never put salted sunflower seeds in feeders. Niger or thistle seed is popular with native songbirds such as redpolls and finches, while millet mixes attract many species, especially house sparrows. Suet or beef fat provides a high energy food source for winter birds. Attach it to tree trunks or offer it in mesh bags. Peanut butter is also a high energy food source, but mix the peanut butter with cornmeal or wheat germ to ensure the birds don’t choke on it. For a special treat, offer corn cobs and whole sunflower seed heads on the ground or a feeding table. Offering different types of feed in different locations helps eliminate competition at the feeders and ensures that food is available to a wide variety of birds. Larger, more aggressive birds are guaranteed to monopolize a single feeding station. Birds always need a supply of fresh, clean water, so think about installing a birdbath in the yard. It should be relatively shallow, no deeper than eight centimetres, and should gradually slope so birds of different sizes

can drink and bathe comfortably. Birds prefer rough surfaces over smooth surfaces for bathing. Place the birdbath in an open area, off the ground, where birds have a clear view of the surroundings. The bath can be as simple as an upside down garbage can lid filled with water or as elaborate as a small garden pond with a circulating pump. Birds appear to be attracted to the sound of running or dripping water. You can easily magnify that sound by elevating a trickling or dripping water hose over a pie plate. Keep a small patch of garden dirt moist because robins use wet mud to line the bottoms of their nests. A grouping of rocks can provide shelter for birds and areas for basking, particularly if they are positioned on a south-facing exposure. A brush pile also offers shelter from the weather and predators. Use large, thick branches for the foundation and pile smaller branches on top. Evergreen branches give the best protection from wind, rain and snow. Install nest boxes to attract cavity nesting birds such as wrens, tree swallows and flickers. These birds eat insects and will provide natural pest control. Place the nest boxes away from high traffic areas. Purple martin houses

should be located in open areas away from trees and shrubs. Don’t be too meticulous in spring when birds are building nests. Encourage them by scattering small scraps of fabric, feathers, dryer lint, hair, and pieces of string or yarn up to 20 centimetres long around the yard for nesting materials, or offer them in mesh bags. And don’t be in a hurry to cut down dead trees. Snags, or standing dead trees, can provide critical habitat for cavity nesting birds. They also harbour insects that are on the menu for some birds and their babies. Butterflies There is little that brings more joy than seeing a bevy of butterflies flitting about the yard on a warm summer’s day. But how can a person make their garden butterfly friendly? Adult butterflies rely on nectar as their food source, so the first thing to do is plant the right flowers. Butterflies are guided mainly by scent and instinctively gravitate to fragrant flowers and bushes that hint they might be a source of nectar. They also like colour. Purple is their favourite, followed closely by yellow and red. access=subscriber section=news,none,none




What could be more pleasant on a frigid day than watching a crowd of Bohemian waxwings sweep in to clean off the frozen berries of a mountain ash?

A wasp searches for nectar from this tea rose.

This White Admiral or redspotted butterfly rests on a valiant grape leaf. In its caterpillar form, the insect has a hump behind its head and is a greenish yellow colour, presumably to mimic bird droppings and therefore make it unappealing to birds.

Butterflies prefer single-flowering varieties over doubles, probably because the nectar is more concentrated and more easily extracted. Varieties that attract butterflies include perennials such as gaillardias (blanketflower), liatris, rudbeckias (black-eyed susan), echinaceas (coneflower), helianthus or sunflowers, monardas (beebalm), hollyhocks, daylilies and milkweeds (butterfly flower). Annual petunias, asters, sweet williams, marigolds, zinnias and bach-

elor’s buttons are other favourites. Many herbs, spices and vegetables offer an excellent food source for butterflies and their caterpillars when they are allowed to flower. A butterfly garden needs caterpillar plants as well as nectar plants. Butterfly caterpillars feed on leaves and tend to be particular about their diet. Learn what butterfly species are common to your area and plant what their caterpillars prefer. The caterpillars of Monarch but-

terflies look for milkweed as a host plant, while others search out asters and goldenrods. Swallowtails are attracted to Joe Pye weed and buddleias. Rudbeckias, penstemons, hollyhocks, asters, milkweed and marigolds also rate high as larval plants. Create a butterfly garden in a sunny location that receives five to six hours of sun a day but is sheltered from wind. Butterflies require warm temperatures to fly and for the development

of eggs and pupae or chrysalises. They won’t feed in an area where they have to constantly fight the wind to stay on plants. Think about placing a few flat stones in a sunny location where the butterflies can rest and warm up. Black stones are the best because they absorb and hold the sun’s warmth longer. Butterflies will bask on black rocks or exposed soil to elevate their body temperature and enhance mobility.

Some butterflies engage in a feeding method called puddling, in which they extract nutrients from moist soil. To accommodate this practice, keep a patch of soil muddy in the butterfly garden. You can also provide water by filling a bucket with sand and enough water to keep it moist. Another strategy is to place a water-saturated sponge in a shallow dish. CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE






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» CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE You can also offer a dish of rotting fruit to butterflies or fruit-eating birds such as robins. Good insects Insects serve a valuable purpose in gardens. Bees and their kin, for instance, are essential in the plant pollination process. Ninety-eight percent of all bugs are beneficial to the garden. Attracting good insects to the garden will keep down the bad ones. A beneficial insect is one that helps gardeners grow healthy plants. They include bees, ladybugs, predatory wasps and ground beetles. Ladybugs are natural aphid predators, while ground beetles help control soil insects. Predatory wasps feed on cutworms and other softbodied insects. Just as you can attract butterflies by creating a butterfly garden, you can also plant an insectary to invite good insects to your space. An insectary should include plants of varying heights. Low-growing herbs such as thyme and oregano give ground beetles a place to hide. Taller flowers such as daisies and cosmos act as beacons for predator wasps and ladybugs. Plant daisies nearby to ensure roses have ladybugs on duty to deal with aphids that damage leaves and flower buds. Invite hover flies and parasitic wasps with yarrow, dill and fennel. Larger pollinators will fly straight to zinnia and sunflower beacons. Favourite nectar repositories for bees include perennial flowers such as catmint, gaillardia, penstemon, helianthus, columbine, hollyhock and milkweed, and annuals such as petunia, salvia, aster, marigold and bachelor’s button. Be sure to have early bloomers in the insectary to attract beneficial insects to the garden before crops become inundated with pests. Vines such as scarlet runner beans, Dropmore honeysuckle, grape and Virginia creeper are particularly attractive to insects. Insects will gravitate to puddles that the sprinkler leaves behind, but in between waterings you can create a bug watering hole with a saucer and rocks. Be sure to keep it full on dry days. Ground dwelling insects will appreciate the shelter of groundcover.

Ground beetles rarely climb on plants to search for pests to eat. Instead, they patrol the soil at night looking for slugs and cutworms. Garden mulch gives ground beetles and other earth-bound insects a place to burrow during the day. Mulch also keeps the soil moist and prevents beneficial bugs from dehydrating. When you turn over a stepping stone or a board or plank, don’t be in a hurry to destroy the insects you find underneath. They may be your garden’s best friend. On a larger scale Gardeners who are more serious about providing appealing habitat for birds and other wildlife can go a step further: • Create living fences with shrubs and vines that offer food and shelter. • Dense, thorny shrubs provide excellent nesting spots for birds. Evergreens such as spruce, juniper and cedar provide excellent nesting cover as well as winter shelter. The cones are food sources for some songbirds. • Plant shrubs and flowers in clumps to offer better shelter and concentrate food resources for wildlife. • Create understories with your plantings. For example, put shade tolerant shrubs such as dogwood, red elder and highbush cranberry under large trees. Plant flowers and groundcovers that radiate out from the shrubs to further maximize habitat for birds and bugs. • Consider erecting a bat house in your yard. Bats consume vast quantities of mosquitoes and other flying insects. • Don’t make your farmyard completely weed-free. Weeds such as dandelions, thistles, stinging nettle and chickweed are important host plants or food sources for wildlife. • Avoid being overzealous with fall clean-up. Leave plants in flowerbeds and garden over winter to trap snow, increase soil moisture and provide winter food for seed-eating birds. • Remember that mulched leaves make excellent habitat for bugs. With adequate amounts of leaf litter and snow cover for insulation, some insects remain active all winter long and are a valuable food source for birds that migrate early. • Avoid using lots of pesticides in your garden. If you must use herbicides, do so with spot applications.



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CANINE CURIOSITY CAN BE COSTLY Face-to-face with porcupines | Quill removal can be done at home, depending on the temperament of the dog

Did you know? Porcupines are nocturnal and spend much of their time in trees. These slow-moving herbivores feed on bark, buds, leaves, fruits, grasses and vegetables, but because their diets are sodium deficient, they are attracted to salt licks and other items with a high salt content, including plywood adhesives and even clothing.


Curious dogs and frightened porcupines don’t mix well. Keep a pair of needle nose pliers handy for emergency quill removal. | BY ROBERT ARNASON BRANDON BUREAU


n life, there is a right way and a wrong way to do almost everything and Cheryl Klimack now knows the wrong way to remove porcupine quills from her four-year-old mutt, Dodger. Klimack, like most pet owners, took her dog to the vet the first time he was pierced with porcupine quills. But the second time Dodger wound up with quills she attempted to take them out at home. “I laid on him and covered his eyes,” said Klimack, who lives on an acreage south of Brandon. “But he quickly learned what was coming. And as soon as you did that (lay on him) he just went wild.” While non-professionals do make these kinds of mistakes when they attempt to remove quills, veterinarian Jay Thrush said it’s acceptable for dog owners to deal with the problem on their own. “If you’ve got upwards of a dozen (quills), it’s OK to try to remove those at home,” said Thrush, of the Brandon Hills Veterinary Clinic. Of course, a successful home

removal depends on the animal’s temperament, because some dogs aren’t going to remain tranquil as someone yanks spears out of their muzzles. Since abandoning her “lie on the dog” technique, Klimack had several opportunities to experiment with other methods because porcupines nailed Dodger with quills five times this summer. The trial and error led to her most successful method, where Klimack and members of her family play with Dodger and then deftly pull out a quill when the dog is distracted. Regardless of approach or distraction method, the best tool to remove a quill is a pair of small needle nose pliers, Thrush said. “Grasp the porcupine quill as close as possible to where the tip enters the skin. Basically, right up against the skin,” he said. “Then apply steady pressure and pull it straight back. You don’t want to yank on it.” An alternate technique for difficultto-remove quills, he said, is to use pliers to grasp the end farthest away from the skin. Then roll the quill across the face of the pliers, which torques the quill out of the dog.

There is always the risk that part of a spear will break off and remain in the dog, Thrush said. “There are times when we (vets) try to remove a quill and the tip might break off…. So you’ve got a small piece of quill embedded in the skin.” Such a scenario isn’t a significant risk because like a sliver, the animal’s body will eventually reject the small foreign object and push it out. More concerning are large pieces or whole quills that work their way into the dog. “They’ll start to migrate… sometimes deeper and deeper,” Thrush said. “I’ve seen quills in an abdominal cavity. Sometimes when we’re doing surgery we’ll find quills in there.” Of course, prevention is the best way to avoid quills and the potential health complications. Kelsey Eliasson, who lives near Whitehorse, learned last year that an ounce of prevention is essential when it comes to quills. In the summer of 2010 Eliasson went out for a bike ride at a campground in the Yukon with his two dogs, Milo and Moonunit. During the ride, the two husky-crosses cornered




a porcupine by a tree stump and the curious Milo decided to chomp on the pointy animal. “He bit it and felt the pain. Then he got angry and bit it two or three more times,” Eliasson said. Milo wound up with more than 200 quills in and around his mouth. Eliasson wound up with a $1,000 vet bill. A few months later that summer, on a trip to Alaska, a porcupine punctured a still curious Milo with 30 quills. After that incident, Eliasson decided Milo would be on-leash whenever they ventured into the wilderness. Some dogs have to be leashed because they don’t learn from previous and painful clashes. “Certainly there are dogs out there that have a taste for porcupine and will get quills over and over again,” said Thrush, who has pulled quills out of certain dogs more than 10 times. “One of the big theories is that the dog is on such an adrenaline rush when it attacks the porcupine, that it doesn’t actually feel the pain till afterwards. So they don’t associate the pain (with) actually biting the porcupine.” access=subscriber section=news,none,none




HOME QUARTER SKUNK SPRAY NEUTRALIZER RECIPE Ingredients: • One quart of three percent hydrogen peroxide (fresh bottle) • One quarter cup baking soda • One to two teaspoons of liquid dish soap Mix ingredients in an open container and use immediately. Never mix ingredients in advance and do not attempt to store solution in a closed container because oxygen released from the solution may cause air tight container to explode. The solution can be used on people or pets, but care should be taken to avoid splashing solution in the eyes or the mouth. Apply thoroughly and allow solution to remain in hair for five minutes before rinsing with water. Repeat as needed. Wear old clothing or avoid contact with clothes because fabric may be discoloured. Source: Paul Krebaum

DID YOU KNOW? Skunks spray their potent mixture from two glands, one on each side of the anus, and can direct their liquid with a surprising degree of accuracy up to a distance of three metres.



f you live on a farm and own a dog, then there’s a good chance you’ve had a close encounter of the striped and stinky kind. For those who have been sprayed by a skunk, the mere sight of the malodorous mammal is often enough to evoke a hasty retreat. But sometimes, head-to-head encounters cannot be avoided. Paul Yanko, an acreage owner from Vanscoy, Sask., recently had such an experience. • Yanko and his wife, Pam, own four dogs. Earlier this year, a ruckus evolved outside their family home. The Yankos discovered that their dogs had squared off with a skunk. Having dealt with similar situations in the past, Yanko located the skunk, killed it and had it tested for rabies at a local vet clinic. One of their dogs, a six-year-old Boxer, sustained an injury in the scuffle and the Yankos were concerned the family pet might be infected with rabies. After tending to the dog’s injury, the couple set to work ridding the dog of its unmistakable stench. “The dog stunk, but I don’t think it took a direct hit,“ said Yanko, who co-ordinates digital content at The Western Producer. “We just washed it down and put it in the bathtub with some kind of


human shampoo that smelled good. “We’ve had dogs sprayed directly … (before) and we used tomato juice.… That, honestly, seemed to work very well.” Although tomato juice has long been touted as an effective and simple remedy, chemists and veterinarians say the tomato juice remedy is an old wives’ tale. People who use tomato juice may think the strategy is working but in fact, they are more likely to be experiencing olfactory fatigue. Those who are exposed to skunk spray for a long period of time become less sensitive to the odour and begin to believe, mistakenly, that the smell is dissipating. Most experts agree that a thorough cleansing with soap and warm water is just as effective as tomato juice … and much less expensive. Skunk spray is difficult to deal with because it is not water soluble. The spray is an oily substance that contains a combination of sulfur-based chemical compounds known as thiols. The chemicals contained in a skunk’s spray are strong enough to debilitate potential predators and can even cause temporary blindness. It’s like bear spray that comes in a furry, four legged container. Paul Krebaum, a chemist from Lisle, Illinois, likens the skunk to a walking chemical factory. “It (skunk spray) is mostly butane and butane thiols and their acetate

esters plus some smaller amounts of nitrogen and other sulfur compounds,” said Krebaum. “It’s designed to have both an immediate and a lasting effect … so that whoever a skunk might encounter remembers the experience for a long time.” According to research, the spray can be detected by the human nose at concentrations as low as 10 parts per billion. Society — or at least those who have encountered a skunk — owes Krebaum a debt of gratitude. A decade or two ago, Krebaum was working in his lab on a project that produced significant quantities of hydrogen sulfide gas. Sometimes known as rotten egg gas, it is a simple thiol compound but its chemical properties are similar to more complex thiols, including those contained in skunk spray. Initially, Krebaum and his colleagues were attempting to expel the hydrogen sulfide gas through the lab’s exhaust hood but neighbours began to complain. If wind conditions were right, the gas would waft through the neighbourhood, sometimes being inhaled by residential air conditioning units. “After a few complaints, we decided we needed a way to get rid of this stuff,” said Krebaum. “So I did a little bit of research on how to oxidize hydrogen sulfide and I came across the possibility of using hydrogen peroxide and alkali. Oxi-

dizing the hydrogen sulfide turns it into harmless, odourless sodium sulfate, which can simply be poured down the drain because it is completely non-toxic.” The solution worked to perfection. Some time later, one of Krebaum’s colleagues mentioned that his cat had been sprayed by a skunk. Remembering his hydrogen sulfide remedy, Krebaum surmised that his recipe, with simple alterations, would have a similar effect on the butane thiols contained in skunk spray. A new, milder formulation was devised and the solution was applied to the cat’s coat. “It worked like magic,” said Krebaum. “There was no smell at all.” Since that episode, Krebaum’s simple, low-cost recipe has been published widely and used throughout the world. The only caveat is that pet owners should use the solution carefully and take extra care to make sure it doesn’t get in the pet’s eyes. Other commercial solutions work on the same principle and can be bought over the counter at many veterinary clinics. But according to Krebaum, the homemade solution is less expensive and can be whipped up quickly at home using three basic ingredients. “It’s pretty much free except for the cost of a bottle of peroxide and a little • bit of baking soda and some soap,” Krebaum said. access=subscriber section=news,none,none




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2003 DIAMOND DA20-C1; 2006 Diamond PIPER BUSHMASTER 4-place, wheels, DA20-C1. 403-637-2250, Water Valley, AB. floats, ext. bag, NavCom, strobes, ext. DONOGH ANTIQUES, BRANDON, New wings flap, Lycoming 160 const. speed, Years Eves Day Special Antique Auction fast. Annual June 2011, $34,000. Sale, Saturday, December 31, 2011, 204-330-1758, Lac du Bonnett, MB. 11:00 AM at Donogh Antique Gallery, 4 miles South of Brandon. Features superb 1956 CESSNA 172, 3200 TTAF, 2100 TTAE, quality antiques. Beautiful 1/4 cut oak fur$26,500, runs and flies great. niture; curved glass china cabinets; curved 403-819-1504, Calgary, AB. glass buffet china cabinet comb.; dining suite; hall seat; sideboard; secretary LOOKING FOR AN AIRCRAFT? We have bookcase; bdrm. suites; rolltop desk; extensive experience importing aircraft round oak table; dining chairs; stacking since 1978. We will help you find and imbookcase; Victorian settee set; step down port the aircraft of your dreams. Thomas dresser/washstand; drop front desks; Aircraft Maintenance, Edmonton, AB., rocking chairs; Morris chair; beautiful ar780-451-5473, ray lamps; clocks; Wavecrest biscuit barMGK AERO: LIGHT aircraft and engine rels; Cranberry glass; Carnival; Birks sterparts, satisfaction guaranteed. Altona, MB, ling silverware w/case. Very high quality 204-324-6088. antique auction. Watch website for conWIRELESS DRIVEWAY ALARMS, calv- tinual additions of items and pictures. 1974 SKYMASTER P-337G, 2300 TT, ing/ foaling barn cameras, video surveil- For specific engines approx. 600 hrs. SMOH, extensive lance, rear view cameras for RV’s, trucks, i n fo . p l e a s e c a l l D o n o g h A n t i q u e s , annual complete, $90,000 firm. Phone combines, seeders, sprayers and augers. 204-727-1088 or 204-729-1212. Greetings R i c k W i l d fo n g at 3 0 6 - 7 3 4 - 2 3 4 5 o r M o u n t e d o n m a g n e t . C a l g a r y, A B . of the Season to everyone! Murray Rankin 306-734-7721, Craik, SK. Auctions, 204-534-7401 Killarney, MB. 403-616-6610,

2- IHC FARMALL C’s, new back rubber, both run good, $3000 each. 1020 McCormick Deering, runs good, $1000. 705 MM, stuck, good rubber, good tin, $1000. 706 MM parts tractor, $700. 306-865-3682 eves, Hudson Bay, SK.

WANTED: 1928 to 1934 FORDS any condi- SKATING RINK ICE LEVELERS. 4- 3 PTH tion. Contact Mark or Rod toll free at: units from $500 and up, 2- self propelled 1-888-807-7878. units. 204-667-2867, fax 204-667-2932, 1975 GMC CABOVER, 350 DD, 13 spd., Winnipeg, MB. 40,000 rears; 1957 Dodge D700 tandem, 354 Hemi, 5&3 trans., 34,000 rears; 1971 USED ZAMBONI AND Olympia ice resurfGMC longnose tandem, 318 DD, 4x4 trans. ers for sale. Parts, sales and service. Sterling 306-539-4642, Regina, SK. 403-830-8603, 403-271-9793, Calgary, AB

ALLIS CHALMERS W.F. tractor, $2500; Minneapolis UTS, $1500; Ford N8, $2000; Old grain tanks, rebuilt boxes, $1500 each. L o o k i n g fo r t w i n e fo r o l d b i n d e r s . 403-534-2482, Arrowwood, AB. 1967 PLYMOUTH FURY III, 2 dr., 383 mo1959 JD 730 diesel tractor, w/factory tor; 1967 Plymouth VIP, 2 dr., 318 motor. electric start. Call 306-621-5136 days Phone 306-228-9111, Unity, SK. 306-782-7749 evenings, Yorkton, SK. VERY VERY RARE 1937 PLYMOUTH 1/2 ADRIAN’S MAGNETO SERVICE Guaran- ton museum quality show truck, in original teed repairs on mags and ignitors. Repairs. new cond., green/black. 204-649-2276, Parts. Sales. 204-326-6497. Box 21232, Pierson, MB. Steinbach, MB. R5G 1S5. WANTED: 1947 FORD one ton with metMODEL 60 JOHN DEERE, excellent, a l b o x , f a i r b o d y s h a p e . P h o n e $3000. 306-354-2533, Mazenod, SK. 780-645-3503, St. Paul, AB. ANTIQUE TRACTORS: Large assortment of JD’s: 620, R’s, D’s, G’s, 80. 50 to choose from. 204-522-8140, Melita, MB. BUYING TRACTOR CATALOGUES, bro- HELP US SOLVE A MYSTERY We would chures, manuals, calendars, etc. Edmonton like to locate the WWI war medals of our Great Uncle, R.C. Brehon. They are a BritAB. Barry 780-921-3942, 780-903-3432. ish War Medal and a Victory Medal that would be inscribed “R.C. Brehon” on the edge of the medals. If you have informaas to their whereabouts please conOLD MOTORCYCLES or parts wanted, tion Mrs. Colleen Aplin, R.R. #4, Stn. Main, any cond., size or make, 1979 or older. tact Lloydminster, AB T9V 2Z9 780-875-8113 W i l l p i c k u p , p ay c a s h . C a l l We s 403-936-5572 anytime, Calgary, AB. WANTED: TRACTOR MANUALS, sales broWANTED: 1969 OR 1970 Mercury Meteor chures, tractor catalogs. 306-373-8012, L e m o y n e c a r , a n y c o n d i t i o n . Saskatoon, SK. 306-825-3065, Lloydminster, SK. LICENCE PLATES, pre-50’s, all prairie REDONE 1959 EDSEL, always inside, of- provinces, purchased by collector. Please fers. Call 306-365-4216 or wbw@sask- e m a i l J o h n M R o b e r t s @ S h a w. C a 250-477-4127, Victoria, BC.

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WRECKING: Large selection trucks, SUV’s, vans, lots of trucks, 1/2- 3 tons. Call with your needs 306-821-0260, Lloydminster, SK. Email We ship anywhere! WRECKING SEMI-TRUCKS, lots of parts. Call Yellowhead Traders. 306-896-2882, Churchbridge, SK. TRUCK PARTS: 1/2 ton to 3 ton; Gas and diesel engines; 4 and 5 speed trans.; single and 2 speed axles; B&H, 13’-18’; and many other parts. Phoenix Auto, Lucky Lake, SK., 1-877-585-2300. K-B TRUCK SALVAGE, over 70 medium and heavy duty trucks, Cat, Cummins, Detroit, IH diesels, 5, 9, 10, 13, 15 speed transmissions, 100’s of good used tires, wheels, etc. Best prices, good service. Call 306-259-4843, Young, SK. TRUCK BONEYARD INC. Specializing in obsolete parts, all makes. Trucks bought for wrecking. 306-771-2295, Balgonie, SK. HIGH CAPACITY HYD. wet kit, never been used, $4500. 403-934-4880, Strathmore, AB. WRECKING LATE MODEL TRUCKS: 1/2 tons, 3/4 tons, 1 tons, 4x4’s, vans, SUV’s. Also large selection of Cummins diesel motors, Chevs and Fords as well. Phone Edmonton- 1-800-294-4784, or Calgary1-800-294-0687. We ship anywhere. We have everything, almost. ONE OF SASK’s largest inventory of used heavy truck parts. 3 ton tandem diesel motors and transmissions and differentials for all makes! Can Am Truck Export Ltd., 1-800-938-3323.


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La co m b e AB Pho n e: 403- 782 - 4774 Fa x: 403- 782 - 6493 2009 TIMPTE grain trailer, 41’, ag hoppers, new brakes, drums, exc. cond., new tarp, $ 2 9 , 9 0 0 . C a n d e l i v e r. M B s a f e t y. 204-743-2324, Cypress River, MB.

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1997 DOEPKER SUPER B, all aluminum. Good shape with safety, $32,500. Tre- WWW.DESERTSALES.CA Canadian made trailers horse/stock, cargo/flatdeck, Norherne, MB. 204-526-7680. bert’s Trailers now in BC. Triple stage 2010 DOEPKER 36’, air ride, 24.5 rubber, g r o u n d l o a d s n o w i n s t o c k . P h o n e fenders, load lights, less than 10,000 kms. 1-888-641-4508, Bassano, AB. 306-592-4524 306-563-8144 Buchanan SK 2010 CANCADE DAKOTA CONVEYOR Tridem trailer, two hopper split four ways. Used for one season, fully loaded. Works great for loading air seeder, conveyor removable for rest of season. 306-231-9020, Humboldt, SK. 2008 LODE-KING TRIDEM bulker, two hopper $35,000 OBO. Call 780-876-0634, Debolt, AB. 2009 TIMPTE full alum. Super B grain trailers, fully loaded w/24.5 rubber, LED lights and full stainless fenders, under 20,000 kms, exc. cond, like new, $82,500 OBO. Rick or Jeff 306-322-4569, Rose Valley, SK

SCHOOL BUSES, 20 to 72 pass., 1991 and up, $2500 and up. Phoenix Auto, 306-858-2300, Lucky Lake, SK. DL 320074 1992 H340 PREVOST motorcoach, 48 passenger, exc. condition, $50,000 OBO, current safety. 306-435-7892, Moosomin, SK. 2006 FORD F450, 4x2, 24 passenger bus, diesel engine inoperable. $2,000. 204-795-9192, Plum Coulee, MB. 2007 LODE-KING AHE Super B bulker, air USED SCHOOL BUSES: many units to ride, 24.5 powder coat rims, full mud flap choose from, 20 to 72 passenger. For pkg, alum. fenders, tow hooks, inner load more info go to or call lights, Michel’s tarp, low miles, fresh safety, white and silver in colour, $65,000. 306-783-6745 or 306-533-4920. 306-298-2012, Val Marie, SK.

1999 MERRITT Gold Line double deck, 53’ long, solid, 2nd floor hog trailer (can be removed if needed) new MB safety, brakes 80%, winter kit, extra tool box, water spraying system, tires 80% with alumin u m r i m s , $ 1 8 , 5 0 0 . C a n D e l i v e r. 204-743-2324, Cypress River MB. Website: NEW BLUEHILLS GOOSENECK stock, 18’, $11,700; 16’, $10,900. Call 306-445-5562, Delmas, SK. NORBERT 26’ LIVESTOCK trailer, triple axle, steel floor. 306-961-4682, Prince Albert, SK. 7 X 20 FEATHERLITE STOCK TRAILER, immaculate, less than 2500 miles. Phone 306-528-4422, Nokomis, SK. 2008 WILKINSON STOCK TRAILER, 7’x20’, rubber torsion axles, $10,000 OBO. Big Beaver, SK. 306-267-4966, 306-267-7422.

2005 ULTIMATE EDITION Grand Marquis LS, leather, only 22,000 kms, premium, 1 owner, tax paid, $14,900. Cam-Don Motors 306-237-4212, Perdue, SK. NEW 2011 DODGE CHARGER SXT, 290 HP and 39 mpg, now $29,999, buy for $0 down, $175 bi-weekly. 1-800-667-4414, Wynyard, SK.

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WRECKING USED VOLVO trucks: Misc. axles and trans. parts; Also tandem trailer suspension axles. 306-539-4642 Regina SK SASKATOON TRUCK PARTS CENTRE Ltd. North Corman Industrial Park New and used parts available for 3 tonhighway tractors including custom built tandem converters and wet kits. All truck makes/models bought and sold. Shop service available. Specializing in repair and custom rebuilding for transmissions and differentials. Now offering driveshaft repair and assembly from passenger vehicles to heavy trucks. For more info call 306-668-5675 or 1-800-667-3023. DL #914394 VS TRUCK WORKS Inc. parting out GM 1/2- 1 ton trucks. Call Gordon or Joanne, 403-972-3879, Alsask, SK. SOUTHSIDE AUTO WRECKERS, Weyburn, SK, 306-842-2641. Used car and truck parts, light to heavy. We buy scrap iron and non-ferrous metals.

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SANDBLAST AND PAINT your grain trailers, boxes, flatdecks and more. We use industrial undercoat and paint. Can zinc coat for added rust protection. Quality workmanship guaranteed. Prairie Sandblasting and Painting, 306-744-7930, Saltcoats, SK. 2009 DOEPKER SUPER B, alum. wheels and slopes, $79,500. 780-928-2678 or 780-841-4505. La Crete, AB. NEW WILSON SUPER B and tandem 38’; Coming in- New Doepker Super B; Used Wilson tridem; 2007 Doepker Super B’s, air ride; 2004 and 1990 tandem grain trailers; Tandem and S/A converter, drop hitch, cert.; Tandem axle pony pups, BH&T. Phone 306-356-4550, Dodsland, SK. DL# 905231,


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2005 ADVANCE SUPER B, good shape, low miles; 2005 Lode King Super B, low miles, excellent condition. Call 306-536-0890, Yellow Grass, SK. 2003 DOEPKER 45’ tridem, 80” sides, open front slope, extra hopper at back, shedded, no rust. 250-787-7383, Charlie Lake, BC. NEW 2012 TANDEM and tri-axle trailers, 2 and 3 hopper, air ride, $25,000 up. 306-563-8765, Canora, SK. 2008 DOEPKER SUPER B Bulker, avail. mid December, great shape. Also in stock, 2012 Super B grain trailers; 2012 Doepker Super B flats and dropdecks w/beavertail flip ramps in stock. Many more used and new 2012 trailers arriving daily, many colors to choose from. 1-800-665-6317 More details avail. at 2009 WILSON SUPER B grain trailers, Fresh Sask. safety. Well maintained. Immaculate cond., $81,250. 306-527-4769, Regina, SK. TWO SETS 2010 LODE-KING PRESTIGE Super B grain bulkers, custom lights and custom paint, fully loaded, lift axles, alum. rims. load/unload lights, good rubber, black and pewter color, $75,000 each OBO. Call 306-692-1999, Moose Jaw, SK. Southern Industrial is the proud supplier and service shop for Neville Built trailers.

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QUALITY USED/CLEARANCE TRAILERS Enclosed, flatdecks, dumps. Used Trailtech 4x8’ utility trailer, 3500 lb. axle, 15” tires, 18” steel sides, good shape, $1,150. Call Flaman Trailers 306-934-2121, Saskatoon, SK., or visit 5TH WHEEL TRAILER 26’, beavertail, 2x7000 lb. axles, low usage. $6400 OBO. 403-823-1894, Morin, AB. 1999 DOEPKER SUPER B flatdeck trailer, new tires, air ride. Phone 204-825-7886, Manitou, MB. 35 HIGHBOY FLATDECKS, $3000-$12,000; Stepdeck, tilt deck, $14,700; 48’ alum. stepdeck, $16,500; Single drop 16 wheelers, $14,800-$18,700; 48’ tri-axle stepdeck, c/w flip ramp, $14,700; 3 double drops, $9,800-$23,000. Check out 306-222-2413, Saskatoon/Aberdeen, SK.

ATTENTION: READY FOR sale/lease, 2007 Wilson Brute 48’ alum. combo stepdeck, sliding front axle, ratchets, new 22.5 rubber, new safety, $26,900. Financing info, Gord 306-934-4445, Saskatoon, SK., 306-242-2508 2007 MACHINERY TRAILER, 40’, front load, pintle hitch, hyd. side extensions to 13’, 40,000 lb dual axles w/air brakes. Call for more info. 403-782-1009 Lacombe, AB. PRECISION TRAILERS: Gooseneck and bumper hitch. You’ve seen the rest now own the best. Hoffart Services, 306-957-2033,



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DROP DECK semi style sprayer trailers Air ride, tandem and tridems. 45’ - 53’. SK: 306-398-8000; AB: 403-350-0336.

2004 LODE-KING STEPDECK, alum. combo, 50’ tandem, sliding rear axle, exc. conWAYNE’S TRAILER REPAIR. Specializing d i t i o n , $ 2 0 , 0 0 0 fi r m . Po n t e i x , S K . in aluminum livestock trailer repair. Blaine 306-625-3790, cell: 306-625-7663. TOPGUN TRAILER SALES Custom built Lake, SK, 306-497-2767. SGI accredited. “For those who demand the best.” Agassiz 2005 NORBERT 35’ flatdeck gooseneck trailers (enclosed) and Precision trailers trailer, 2-15,000 lb. tandem dual axles, (open cargo). 1-855-255-0199, Moose w/elec. over hyd. brakes. 306-445-9312, Jaw, SK. 306-480-2036, North Battleford, SK.

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DOUBLE DROP LOWBEDS: Tandems, triaxles, detachables, 30-60 ton, $10,000 to $35,000. 306-563-8765, Canora, SK.

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NEW TRI-AXLE TWO hopper Cornhusker all aluminum empty weight 11,000 lbs. 46’, 102” wide, air ride, 77” sides. Cash Clear-out, $45,500. Yellowhead Sales, 306-783-2899, Yorkton, SK. 36’ TANDEM LODE-KING PRESTIGE, hopper bottom, 2004, exc. cond., extra mud flaps, dual cranks, load lights, open ends, pintle hitch, farm use only, $29,000. 306-776-2394, 306-537-0615, Rouleau, SK 2007 LODE KING Super B Prestige, alum. wheels inside and out, auto greasers, $57,500. 306-264-3794, Meyronne, SK. 2009 LODE-KING PRESTIGE tridem grain trailer. Never been driven in snow or salt. Less than 5000 kms, as new condition, c/w 8” steel Michel’s hopper auger, $50,000. 780-618-5538, Grimshaw, AB. 1999 LOADLINE 30’ end dump grain trailer with 1988 International S2500, 13 spd, great shape, $30,000, will sell separately. Deloraine, MB, 204-747-3250 or 204-747-2540.

1997 DOEPKER 55’ tri-axle machinery trailer, single drop, alum. pullouts to 13’, hyd. tail, self-contained hyds., winch, tri-drive ready, $52,500. 780-876-0634, Debolt, AB.

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GOOD TRAILERS, REASONABLY priced. Tandem axle, gooseneck, 8-1/2x24’, Beavertail and ramps, 14,000 GVW, $6900; or triple axle, $7900. All trailers custom built from 2000 to 20,000 lbs., DOT approved. Call Dumonceau Trailers, 306-796-2006, Central Butte, SK.



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2008 DODGE 3500 mega cab, single wheel, just over 100,000 kms., warranty remaining, fully loaded, lady driven. Dealer maintained. Very nice truck. Serious calls only. 306-961-2777, Prince Albert, SK. 2007 DODGE 3500 HD dually, crewcab, 4 WD, 6.7 Cummins dsl, 6 spd manual trans, Laramie, loaded, heated leather, sunroof, chrome pkg, Jake brake, all new tires, trailer pkg., 174,927 kms. SK truck. Phone 204-564-2527, Shellmouth, MB. 2007 DODGE DIESEL, 4x4, quad cab, Laramie pkg., 110,000 kms, $27,900. 780-990-8412, Edmonton, AB. 2007 F350 SUPER DUTY, Crewcab, 4x4, shortbox, Lariat, new injectors, EGR delete kit, very clean, sold w/warranty, $19,500. 306-231-8300, Humboldt, SK.



2003 FREIGHTLINER FL80 tandem, 7 spd., Cat diesel, air ride, 20’ ultracel BH&T, low miles, US rust free truck, $57,500. 306-946-8522, Watrous, SK. 2005 IH 9400 w/IFX Cummins 10 spd Autoshift, 12’s and 40’s, A/C, Jake, cruise, alum. wheels, 20’ BH&T, very nice truck, $57,500; 2007 Freightliner, 450 HP Mercedes, 10 spd., Autoshift w/clutch, 20’ BH&T, rear controls, A/T/C, jakes, 12/40 axles, alum. wheels, $68,500; 2001 Mack 460 HP Mack engine, 10 spd., Autoshift 2008 2500 SILVERADO crewcab, 6.6 Dura- w/clutch, A/T/C, alum. wheels, 20’ BH&T, max dsl., 4x4 auto, safetied, running rear controls, 8 new rear tires, $53,500; boards, remote start, 212,000 kms. 2003 IH 9200, Cat 400 HP, 18 spd., new 204-523-4617, Killarney, MB. 18’ BH&T, rear controls, $51,500; 2001 Western Star, ISX Cummins, 10 spd., 19-1/2’ BH&T, rear controls, $49,500; 1998 IH 9200, N14 Cummins, 460 HP, 13 s p d . , n ew 2 0 ’ B H & T, r e a r c o n t r o l s , $46,500; 2010 36’ grain trailer, air ride, alum. wheels, new cond., $33,500. All trucks safetied. Trades accepted. Arborfield, SK. Ph 306-276-7518, 306-862-1575 or 306-767-2616. DL #906768. 2008 3500 DUALLY Silverado crewcab, 6.6 Duramax dsl., 4x4 auto, safetied, new tires, running boards, hidden 5th wheel hitch, sprayed-in boxliner, remote start, deluxe ext. mirrors, 170,000 kms. 204-523-4617, Killarney, MB. 2010 DODGE RAM quad cab 4x4, eco eng., 98,000 kms. Nice truck! $20,300. Phone 306-291-6909, Saskatoon, SK. 2011 DODGE DSL SLT crew 4x4, $13,140 under MSRP. Now $47,500. Buy for $0 down, $308 bi-weekly. Call 1-800-667-4414, Wynyard, SK.

2005 INTERNATIONAL 9900 Eagle, new 20’ CIM B&H, 10 spd., ultra shift, excellent condition. 306-621-1631, Yorkton, SK. 2005 T800 KENWORTH c/w sleeper, 60,000 orig. kms, as new; 2005 Doepker SUPER B grain trailer, 60,000 kms, like new; 1993 GMC Topkick, new B&H, 60,000 kms. 204-665-2360, Melita, MB. 2006 IH 9200, auto shift w/clutch, 475 ISX Cummins, day cab, will BH&T; 2004 CH MACK 460, 18 spd., new 20’ BH&T; 1997 Mack CH 613, 400, 18 spd., alum. b u d d s , w / n e w 2 0 ’ B H & T. P h o n e 306-356-4550, Dodsland, SK. DL #905231.

AUTOMATICS, AUTOMATICS, 20052006 FL Columbias, new 20’ B&H, $50,000. 306-563-8765, 306-563-4160, Canora, SK. AUTOSHIFT TRUCKS AVAILABLE: Boxed tandems and tractor units. Contact David 306-887-2094, 306-864-7055, Kinistino, SK. DL #316588. COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL MFG. for grain box pkgs., decks, gravel boxes, HD combination grain and silage boxes, pup trailers, frame alterations, custom paint, 2003 DODGE LARAMIE 2500, loaded, die- complete service. Visit our plant at Humsel, 4x4, 5th wheel hitch, vg cond. 216,000 boldt, SK or call 306-682-2505 for prices. kms, $22,000. 306-228-3172, Unity, SK. 2011 F350 SUPER DUTY XLT, 6.7 dsl., $42,000; 2009 F350 Super Duty Lariat, 6.4 diesel, $26,000; 2008 F350 Super Duty Lariat, 6.4 diesel, $25,000; 2007 F350 Super Duty Lariat, 6.0 diesel, $22,000. All trucks are crewcabs, shortbox, 4x4. All have been through shop and ready to go. Financing available. Warranty on all trucks. Call Neil 306-231-8300, Humboldt, SK.

2003 FORD KING RANCH F150, good condition, new tires. 306-378-7305, Elrose, SK. 2004 CHEV SILVERADO, 2 WD 1/2 ton, ext. cab, all equipped, 1 owner, avg 18,000 kms/yr., driven by senior. Spotless cond., $9,500. 306-233-7889, Cudworth, SK 2006 FORD F-150, 2WD, extended cab, long box, small rear quad doors, 4.2 L, air, auto., 177,000 kms, $7500. 306-220-7741, Saskatoon, SK,

C ustom T ruck S ales Inc. S a s ka to o n Regin a W in n ip eg 306-931-1911 306-569-9021 204-694-3874 DL #907370 N EW AN D US ED GRAIN & GRAV EL TRUCK S FOR S AL E

2006 FORD F350, super duty, dsl., 4x4, long box, crew cab, vg cond, 148,000 kms, genuine reason for sale. AB and SK taxes paid. $22,800. 780-852-5750, Jasper, AB.

1999 FORD F-250 Lariat, 4x4, 7.3 diesel, auto. Call 306-542-4498 or 306-542-7325, Kamsack, SK.

1990 DODGE 350 diesel, 4x4, A/C, door locks, power windows, auto. trans, new brakes and tires, $4250 OBO. Francis, SK. 306-245-3750 evenings. 2003 GMC 2500 HD 4x4, dsl., good cond. Phone 306-679-4723, Burstall, SK.

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403-977-1624 1984 MACK TANDEM grain truck, 20’ B&H, new trans. and clutch, good condition. 403-552-3753, Kirriemuir, AB. 1988 IHC 2500, single axle, L10 Cummins, 10 spd., Jake, 18’ CBI box, Michel’s tarp, remote hoist and endgate, exc. cond., $25,000. 403-337-2815, Carstairs, AB. 2000 IHC 4900 DT530 engine, 3060 New World auto Allison trans., 147,000 kms, grain/silage box, vg cond., new engine, $56,000. 306-231-8300, Humboldt, SK. 2001 IHC 4900 DT 530, 300 HP, 10 spd. AC, alum. wheels, 180,000 miles, BC truck, new CIM 20’ BH&T, fresh Sask. safety, $46,900. Cam-Don Motors 306-237-4212, Perdue, SK.

N OW AV AIL ABL E: N EW ! 2012 K en w o rth T370, T a n d em -a xle gra in tru ck, 300hp , a u to , 14.6/40, n ew CIM gra in b o x N EW ! 2012 K en w o rth T8 00, 38” AC b u n k, IS X 525hp , 18 s p d , 14.6/46, 11r24.5, lo ck u p s , 220” w b N ew ! 2012 K en w o rth T440, T a n d em -a xle gra vel tru ck, 300hp , a u to , 16/40, n ew 15’ CIM b o x 2010 K en w o rth T8 00 EDC , IS X 500hp , 14.6/46, 3.73 ra tio , fu ll lo ck u p s , 675,000 – 693,000 km s 2 left o n ly 2008 K en w o rth T8 00 EDC , IS X 485hp , 18 s p d , 12S ’40, 4.10 ra tio , 165” w b , PD & T C, lo w km s 2008 K en w o rth T8 00 EDC , G ra in T ru ck, IS X 485hp , 18 s p d , 12/s u p er 40 a xles , 4.10 ra tio , tra c cn tr a n d PD lo ck, 836,000 km s , n ew lo a d lin e gra in b o x, b o x a n d ca b p a in ted to m a tch 2008 K en w o rth T8 00 Ca b & Cha s s is , C9 CAT 305hp , 10 s p d , 274” w b , 525,000 km s 2007 V o lvo V N L 6 4 Da y Ca b , D16 535hp , 18 s p d , 13.2/46 a xles , 4.30 ra tio , d u a l exha u s t, w etkit, 550,000 km s ** check o u t o u r w eb s ite a t: w w w .cu s to m tru ck .ca fo r o ther u n its , m o re in fo rm a tio n a n d pictu res ** COM IN G S OON : 2007 K en w o rth T8 00 38 : ACAF b u n k, IS X 530hp , 14.6/46 a xles , 4.10 ra tio , F u ll lo ck u p s , 1,133,700 km s 4 – 2006 K en w o rth T300 ta n d em - a xle ca b & cha s s is , IS C 285hp , Au to m a tic, 14.6/40 a xles , X-F u ll S ervice L ea s e u n its , 200,000-265,000 km s

1993 IHC NAVISTAR feed truck, 43,000 kms, IHC 466 eng., auto trans., new recap tires c/w 2002 Knight 3050 feed box, commercial grade heavy augers, hyd. slide unload gate, scales both sides read out as well in the cab, 500 cu. ft. mixing capacity, 10,000 lb. rolled grain. Excellent condition! Always stored inside! $42,000. Call Jordan anytime 403-627-9300, Pincher Creek, AB. 2000 WESTERN STAR, 475 Cat, 13 spd., heavy spec, 12x46, double lock, new AC pump, alternator and rubber. $20,000+ spent on powertrain in last 10,000 kms. Engine and bunk heater. Looks and runs great, $37,500. 306-272-7729 or 306-272-3929, Foam Lake, SK

SURPLUS GOVERNMENT TRUCKS and equipment. 3/4 ton-5 ton, cab and chassis, service trucks, bucket trucks, etc. ARE and Range Rider canopies and service caps. Saskatoon, SK., 306-668-2020 DL#90871. 2006 KENWORTH T800, C15 Cat, Allison 2005 FREIGHTLINER FLD120 SE, flattop auto, elec. tarp, 350,000 kms, plumbed for sleeper, 515 Detroit, 18 spd., Super 40 pup, good rubber, good condition, been r e a r s , f r e s h S a s k . s a fe t y, $ 3 1 , 0 0 0 . u s e d t o h a u l g r ave l , $ 6 9 , 0 0 0 O B O. 306-531-8720, Lipton, SK. 306-325-2021, Lintlaw SK. DL #304675. 2005 PETERBILT 379L, metallic black, 2003 F350 SD Lariat, crewcab, 4x4, 63” stand-up bunk, 244” WB, leather int., 161,000 kms, 6L dsl., auto, 2010 Courtney 475 Cat, 18 spd., alum. rims, tires over Berg Industries hydra deck, $28,500. 50% all around, 1 year drivetrain warranty 306-447-2160, Lake Alma, SK. remaining, 7” donkey ear exhaust, $65,000 SEPTIC TANK 1500 gal., hoist, open rear OBO. 306-692-1999, Moose Jaw, SK. door, Moro pump, like new, epoxy lined, 2006 PETERBILT 379L, red, 70” standup $9900. 306-982-4888, Prince Albert, SK. bunk, fridge, leather int., 570,000 miles, GRAVEL, 2002 IH SA diesel, 11’ dump, 475 Cat, 18 spd., 3-way diff locks, alum. hydraulic brakes, $26,000. BUCKET rims, full stainless fenders, 6” stacks, 1 TRUCK, FL diesel, SA, auto, $16,000. year drivetrain warranty remaining, 250” 306-563-8765, 306-563-4160, Canora, SK. WB, rubber over 50%, $72,000 OBO. 306-692-1999, Moose Jaw, SK. 2006 W-900 Kenworth, daycab, Cat 500, 18 spd., 46 diffs.; 2005 9900i, 46 diff., NEW 2011 DODGE Durango, 4x4, 32 MPG, 4way lock, 500,000 kms.; 2003 W900L, 283 HP, $35,995. Buy for 0 down, $210 bi500 Cat, recent work orders, very clean; weekly. Wynyard, SK. 2005 and 2004 379 Pete’s, Cat motors; Phone 1-800-667-4414. 2005 Freightliner Classic, 475 Cat, Eaton AutoShift w/clutch, 46 diff., lockers; 2005 IH 9200, daycab, 430 Cat, 10 spd., 800,000 kms; 2001 Western Star 4964, 2000 FREIGHTLINER 28’ flat deck tan500 Cat; 2002 T800 Kenworth, ISM 400, dem truck, Cat diesel, 8 spd., air ride, AC, 10 spd.; 2001 Freighliner Columbia, 460 no rust, California truck, 157,000 miles, Mercedes engine, 13 spd.; 2001 and 2003 $28,500. 306-946-8522, Watrous, SK. CH613 Mack’s, 460, 18 spd., Super 40’s; 1998 FL80 S/A, Cummins diesel, 7 spd., CAN-AM TRUCK EXPORT LTD., Delisle, SK, air ride. Dodsland, SK. 306-356-4550. 1-800-938-3323. 2001 IHC 4900, DT466, 250 HP, 3560 Allison auto, 16 front, 40 DL #905231. rears, equipped w/20’ BH&T, $48,000; 2007 FLD120 SD FREIGHTLINER, day 1999 IHC 9200, 60 Series, 13 spd., 40 cab, 515 Detroit, 18 spd., Super 40 rears, rears, $15,000; 1998 Fliner Century, 60 new rubber, fresh Sask. safety, $39,500. Series, 13 spd., 40 rears, $15,000; 1998 306-325-2021, Lintlaw SK. DL #304675. IHC 9200, 60 Series, 13 spd., 40 rears, 2007 FREIGHTLINER CLASSIC, 515 De- $15,000; 2007 Peterbilt 387, Cummins troit, 3-way lockers, 70” mid-roof, 24.5 530, 18 fronts, 46 rears, 4-way locks, 40” rubber, 770,000 kms, asking $58,000. Call s l e e p e r, 9 0 0 , 0 0 0 k m s , c l e a n t r u c k , $48,000; 1987 IHC 1954 single axle tracDave 306-536-0548, Rouleau, SK. tor, DT 466, 10 spd., $7000; 91994 2007 WESTERN STAR, 515 Detroit, 18 spd, FLD120, 40” bunk, Series 60, 13-40, new 46 rears, 72 in bunk, fridge, herd moose inframe 2009, $15,000; 1996 Western Star bumper, 4” T&E crude oil pump, under 600 daycab 3406, 475 HP, 18-46, 4-way locks, kms, fresh safety, ready for work. $65,000. $22,000; 1998 GM 7500 cabover, 3176 306-648-2937, Gravelbourg, SK. Cat, auto, w/22’ van unit, $12,500; 2004 IHC 7600, 325 HP, Cummins, 16 front, 46 rears, auto, air ride, 126,000 kms w/new 21’x64” Cancade box, $75,000; 1999 Freightliner Classic N14, 18 fronts, 46 rears, wet kit, $18,000; 2001 Volvo cabover, Cummins 325 HP, Allison auto, will take 20’ box, $18,000; 2 diesel fuel delivery trucks available, $18,000 each; 2002 IHC 9400 daycab, C15 Cat, 18 fronts, 40 rears, 3-way locks, $27,000; 1998 Western Star, 475 Cat, 13 spd., 16 fronts, 69,000 w/locks, new CIM 24’ silage grain 2008 IH 9900i ISX, Cummins, 470 HP, 18 rears, $80,000; 1975 Ford 8000 gravel spd. trans., 238 WB, 40,000 rears, 590,000 unit, single axle w/13’ box, $5000; 1985 kms, MB safety, very good condition, road truck, 1954 w/Hydro-Vac unit, only 58,000 r e a d y, $ 6 8 , 0 0 0 O B O . C a n d e l i v e r. IHC kms, $24,000; Gen sets available. Financ2 0 4 - 7 4 3 - 2 3 2 4 , C y p r e s s R i v e r, M B . ing available OAC. for other listings. DL #910420. 2002 STERLING 400 Cat, 9 spd., single axle, only, $14,500. 306-946-8522, Watrous, SK. 2005 379 PETERBILT, premium condition, 870,000 kms, 565 Cummins, super 40’s. 780-990-8412, Edmonton, AB.

2009 PETERBILT 389, 550 ISX, w/big rear ends, full 4-way lockers, heavy 18 spd., front susp. air bags, loaded, platinum interior, oil field ready, $35,000 crude oil pump, 430,000 kms, $105,000 OBO. 2010 Peterbilt 386, 90,000 kms. 2007 Peterbilt 379, low kms. 204-226-7289, SanCALL FOR PRICING AND ford, MB, ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A F F O R DA B L E T RU C K S. C a l l L a r r y at Saskatoon: 1-800-268-4222 306-563-8765, Canora, SK. Regina: 1-800-463-9333 REPOSSESSED 2009 Freightliner Cascadia, Winnipeg: 1-800-850-1411 DD15, 560 HP, 18 spd., 12/46, full lockers, only 343,000 kms, lots of warranty left and financing available. 306-242-2282, photos 1988 INTERNATIONAL S2500, 13 spd, Saskatoon, SK w/30’ Loadline end dump grain trailer, great shape, $30,000, will sell separately. R E P O S S E S S I O N S / L E A S E B A C K S . 204-747-3250 or 2047-747-2540, Delo- Phone lines open 24/7. Visit website Saskatoon, raine, MB. SK, 306-242-2508. 1992 PETERBILT 357 tandem, 525 HP, Cat, 10 spd.w/4 spd. auxilary, AC, air ride, 615,000 kms, Braden winch, vg, only $24,500. 306-946-8522, Watrous, SK. 6x6 IHC PAYSTAR 5000, 466 diesel Allison 1993 PETERBILT 379 tandem, 425 HP, auto, double frame, low miles. For sale or Cat, 15 spd., air ride, AC, exc. cond., safe- trade. 306-267-4552, Coronach, SK. tied, $24,500. 306-946-8522, Watrous, SK. 1995 VOLVO 430/ 470 Detroit, 18 spd., new tires, motor done not long ago, good cond., $12,000. Call Duane 306-747-4435, 306-961-8817 cell, Shellbrook, SK. 1996 FREIGHTLINER 120 Detroit motor, new safety, $9,000. 306-821-6044, Lloydminster, SK. 2002 FREIGHTLINER COLUMBIA, day cab, C12 Cat, 10 speed, air ride, air cond., premium, no rust, Calif. truck only $34,500. 306-946-8522, Watrous, SK. 2002 INTERNATIONAL 9900i w/475 Cat, 72” bunk, new tires, fresh safety; Also 2007 Lode King Super B Prestige w/auto greaser, alum. wheels. 306-264-3794, Meyronne, SK.

1996 KENWORTH 9000 gravel truck, with B&H, needs work. located in Saskatoon, SK. Call 306-821-6044. 2003 KENWORTH W900, 475 Cat, 46’s, double lockers, 20 fronts, 38,000 kms, c/w 18 ton National crane w/remotes, $79,500. Phone 250-547-8993, Lumby BC.

1981 FORD CEMENT TRUCK, Detroit, 239 HP, HD dsl. eng., 13 spd. trans., HD front and rear ends, exc. running cond., really good shape. Asking $28,500. Simmie, SK. Phone 306-741-2204. TWO 2005 GRAVEL TRUCKS and PUPS, low mileage. 306-536-5055, Regina, SK.

2008 E-250 FORD ext. cargo van, only 28,000 miles, 5.4 gas eng., new MB safety, vg cond., cage behind seat, AC, heat, elec. windows, tow hitch, $17,500 OBO. Can deliver. Phone 204-743-2324, Cypress River, MB. NEW 2011 DODGE Grand Caravan SXT plus, full Stow ‘N Go, rear air, alloys, bluetooth. $24,955, $0 down, $151 bi-weekly. Wynyard, SK. Phone 1-800-667-4414

BUYING ALL GRADES of bees wax; Also offering rendering service. Hilbert Honey Co. Ltd. Phone 306-682-3717, Humboldt, SK.

CEDAR AND PINE LOG CABIN LOGS, Sidings. T&G V joint paneling. Fir flooring, BOOMING BUSINESS in Assiniboia, SK. beams, special orders. Rouck Bros, Lumby, 3000 sq. ft. car/truck wash with water BC. 1-800-960-3388, vending. Completely upgraded and renoQUALITY DIMENSIONAL HARDWOOD vated. Low maintenance. $650,000 OBO. lumber, quarter cut Oak, Elm, Black Wal- 306-640-8569. nut, Hickory, Edge Grain Fir, quarter cut MEAT SHOP FOR SALE: Very busy cusCherry. Limited quantity. Inventory at tom cutting, sausage making meat shop. 5 1 1 - 3 r d S t r e e t , D a v i d s o n , S K . Call 306-441-7569 or 306-445-6652 for 403-318-7589 (AB cell.) more information. Battleford, SK. ROUGH LUMBER: 2x6, 2x8, 2x10, 1” A GREAT BUSINESS opportunity is waiting boards, windbreak slabs, 4x4, 6x6, 8x8, for you! An established business in a stable 10x10, all in stock. Custom sizes on order. farming community which is now booming Log siding, cove siding, lap siding, shiplap, with oil is waiting for you. Once an opera1” and 2” tongue and groove. V&R Sawing, tional hotel, now fully functioning pub and 306-232-5488, Rosthern, SK. grill that homes a SGLA franchise store and light convenience store. Comes equipped with many extras such as catering equipment and all the fixings. New sidCONTINUOUS METAL ROOFING, no ex- ing, in the heart of town, with several supposed screws to leak or metal overlaps. porting businesses in the surrounding Ideal for lower slope roofs, rinks, church- area. Located in Dodsland, SK, this labor of es, pig barns, commercial, arch rib build- love is just getting busier. Please email ing and residential roofing. For info. call for any inquiries or call 306-356-2067. Serious inquiries 306-435-8008, Wapella, SK only please. BROOKS BUSINESS: FRAMEWAYS. Supplies and services, includes all equipment and stock. Well established, great location. MUST SELL! NEW, never constructed, Ideal opportunity to add photo services to TORO steel straight wall steel building. s u c c e s s f u l f r a m e s h o p . C a l l B r i a n 32’Wx60’Lx18’H with 16’x14’ overhead gar- 403-793-4233, Royal Lepage Community age door opening. Incl. 6 skylights and Realty, 403-362-9700. blue prints w/pkg. Reduced from $29,500; Now $27,500. Jan Martin 306-374-2733 INVESTMENT $300,000, in Saskatoon, SK, high return. Call Pat 306-221-7285. work or 306-260-9560 cell, Saskatoon, SK.

210’Lx75’Wx40’H coverall type shelter, dismantled because it was on leased property. Strong galvanized truss rib construction c/w end wall materials. Complete package priced at half of replacement cost - $80,000. Trevor 780-235-5444, Sherwood Park, AB. STEEL BUILDINGS: Reduced Factory Inventory: 30x36- Reg $15,850, Now $ 1 2 , 6 0 0 3 6 x 5 8 - R e g $ 2 1 , 9 0 0 , N ow $18,800; 48x96- Reg $48,700, Now $41,900; 81x130- Reg $121,500, Now $103,900. Source # 1NC. 800-964-8335.

PRIVE BUILDING MOVERS Ltd.! Bonded, licensed for SK. and AB. Fully insured. Moving all types and sizes of buildings. Call Andy 306-625-3827, Ponteix, SK.

PROFITABLE GRAVEL Truck Operation in Regina, SK. Newer equipment. Nice facilities. Retiring. $225,000. 306-536-5055. COUNTRY HOTEL FOR SALE, 1 hour northwest from Saskatoon, SK. For more info. call 306-227-5552.

DOG LOVER’S DREAM! Busy pet grooming and pet store in Evansburg, AB. Willing to train. Phone 780-727-4080. WELDING, General Repair, Fabricating Shop. Servicing a large area, wholesale distributor, all equipment included, 6944 s q . f t . b u i l d i n g . E x c e l l e n t vo l u m e , $159,000. Also 1180 sq. ft. home in vg shape, $137,000 in Marcelin, SK. Del Rue, 306-242-8221, Royal LePage Saskatoon SK OWN YOUR OWN Business. 56 yr old leader in health and wellness industry looking for online trainers. Flexible hrs, work from home.

GOVERNMENT GRANTS, LOANS for new and existing farms and businesses. FARMERS NEED FINANCIAL HELP? Go to: or call 306-757-1997. 1-800-226-7016 ext. 10. Regina, SK. RETIREMENT SALE: Available June 2012! Ready for production. Approximately 100 beehives in good equipment, a limited number of nucs, Approx. 350 full depth su- FARM/CORPORATE PROJECTS. Call A.L. pers with white comb, 50 frame Maxant Management Group for all your borrowing extractor, wax melter, Ford F-250 4x4 Su- and lease requirements. 306-790-2020, per Duty w/hyd tailgate, etc. Contact Larry Regina, SK. Richardson 306-374-8130, Saskatoon, SK. DEBTS, BILLS AND charge accounts too Email: high? Need to resolve prior to spring? Call QUALIFIED SASK. INVESTOR LOOKING us to develop a professional mediation for quality investment. Will consider: pur- plan, resolution plan or restructuring plan. c h a s i n g e x s i s t i n g b u s i n e s s u p t o Call toll free 1-888-577-2020. $3,000,000 w/management in place, preferably in SK., AB. or southern BC. Partner- NEED A LOAN? Own farmland? Bank says ship/ joint venture/ silent partner. Please n o ? I f y e s t o a b o v e t h r e e c a l l 1-866-405-1228, Calgary, AB. contact WELL-ESTABLISHED corral and feedlot cleaning business for sale in south central SK. Complete line of well maintained equipment and extensive clientele BANDSAW BLADES: wood, metal, meat, l i s t . S e r i o u s i n q u i r i e s o n l y t o custom made. Steelmet Supply, Saska306-484-4444, Govan, SK. toon, 1-800-667-3046. WILDERNESS FISHING AND outfitting MEAT SHOP FOR SALE: Very busy cuscamp on the shores of Sandy Lake, on the tom cutting, sausage making meat shop. great Churchill River system. Just 20 min- Call 306-441-7569 or 306-445-6652 for utes North of Pine House accessible by more information. Battleford, SK. float plane or boat. The camp is set up to handle 20 people at a time. It has some of the best fishing and hunting in this province. 15 boats and a 26’ pontoon boat, 25 black bear tags, 25 white tail deer tags and FARM CHEMICAL/ SEED COMPLAINTS 2 moose tags included. MLS ®417616. For We also specialize in: Crop insurance apmore information and pictures go to our peals; Chemical drift; Residual herbicide; website: Custom operator issues; Equipment malor call Lloyd Ledinski, Re/Max of the Bat- function. Qualified Agrologist on staff. Call Back-Track Investigations for assistance tlefords, 306-446-8800 or 306-441-0512. regarding compensation, 1-866-882-4779. E L E VATO R , B R A DW E L L , S K . Grain cleaning, drying, and storage facility with established customer base, on CN mainline. Serious inquiries only. 306-492-4743. THRIVING LUMBER AND HARDWARE business, situated on prime property, 5 1/2 lots with 5400 sq.ft. sales building. Great CUSTOM HAY HAULING Sask Valley business opportunity. Does not have to be Farm Ltd. can haul your hay for you! We a lumber yard. In the heart of Lake Coun- haul 34 round bales, on a 53’ stepdeck try. In business for 50 years. Time to go. trailer. Competitive rates. 306-931-3268, C a l l R o l a n d a t 3 0 6 - 8 8 3 - 2 0 7 2 o r Saskatoon, SK. 306-984-2040 evenings, Spiritwood, SK.

DO YOU HAVE an empty barn and want USED 3” OR 3-3/4” Beaver blocks for sale. to raise ducks? For info. ph 780-450-6103, Phone 306-728-8525 or 306-728-5835, 780-504-5747, Edmonton, AB. Melville, SK. SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE with atWANTED: USED BEE stripper machine, tractive ROI. Holistic management practipreferably dual pneumatic. 306-728-8525 tioners seek investors in large scale, natuor 306-728-5835, Melville, SK. ral, grass-based operation. Creating delicious, nutrient dense food. Minimum WILL DO STYRO block cocoon removal. $50,000 investment. Various investment M a u r i c e W i l d e m a n 3 0 6 - 3 6 5 - 4 3 9 5 , structures considered. 306-724-4451, SK. 306-365-7802, Lanigan, SK. HOTELS, MOTELS, $250,000- $2,500,000. Investment land north of Saskatoon on 4 lane highway; Large building on #16 highway, Wynyard; Restaurants. Contact: Brian USED BELTING, 12” to 84” wide for feed- Tiefenbach, 306-536-3269, 306-525-3344, ers and conveyors, lots of 30” 1-1/8” NAI Commercial Real Estate (Sask) Ltd. thick for lowbeds in stock. Phone Dave, PROSPEROUS APPLIANCE BUSINESS 780-842-2491 anytime, Wainwright, AB. for sale. Specializing in used, major appliNEW SHIPMENT OF used belting, various ances, parts and service. In beautiful Kel e n g t h s a n d w i d t h s t o 7 0 ” w i d e . lowna, BC. Established in 1978, current 306-933-9877, Saskatoon, SK. owner retiring. 250-765-3769 after 6 PM.

JIM’S TUB GRINDING, H-1100 Haybuster with 400 HP, serving Sask. 306-334-2232, Balcarres. TAYLOR’S TUB GRINDING, running an H1100 E haybuster. Simpson, SK. Call Dean 306-963-2264 or 306-946-8530 cell.

C U S TO M G R AV E L C R U S H I N G a n d screening, jaw, cone and two triple deck screens. Minimum 25,000 yds. for crushing, will screen any amount within reason. 306-961-2777, Prince Albert, SK. MULCHING - TREES, brush, stumps, etc. 12 years of enviro friendly mulching. Visit


NEUFELD ENT. CORRAL CLEANING, payloader, Bobcat w/rubber tracks, vertical beater spreaders. Custom fencing. COMPLETE CRUSHING OPERATION for 306-220-5013, 306-467-5013, Hague, SK. sale. Includes jaw, cone, conveyors and WANTED: PIVOT BUILDING CREW and screener. 306-821-6044, Lloydminster, SK. labourers. Call Phil at 306-858-7351, REPOSSESSED AND WE need your bids. Lucky Lake, SK. 2002 D6R XW dozer, gravel wagon, pintle BRUSH MULCHING. The fast, effective hitch/stiff pole. Financing available. way to clear land. Four season service, 306-242-2282, Saskatoon, SK. Photos competitive rates, multiple units. Borysiuk Contracting, 306-960-3804, Prince Al- 1993 KOMATSU WA 180 loader, 5600 hrs., bert, SK. good 17.5x25 tires, clam and 2-1/4 yard buckets, cab with heat, vg condition, BUSH CLEARING and dugouts. Dozer and GP trackhoe combo. Perfect winter for it, $30,000. 306-338-2674, Kuroki, SK. minimal snow and frozen ground. Serving 1981 CASE W20B wheel loader, well mainsouthern SK. Vos Industries 306-529-1875 tained, $23,500. 204-525-4521, Minitonas, MB. 4T CONTRACTORS INC. Custom fencing, mulching, corral cleaning and CLIFF’S USED CRAWLER PARTS. Some bobcat services. Metal siding and o l d e r C at s , I H a n d A l l i s C h a l m e r s . roofs. Will do any kind of work. 780-755-2295, Edgerton, AB. 306-329-4485, 306-222-8197, As- ON HAND: 19 skidsteers, 12 backhoes, 9 quith, SK. telescopic lifts, 17 loaders, 2 crawlers, 3 REGULATION DUGOUTS: 120x60x14’ excavators, 1 grader, 2 Ditch Witches. $1800; 160x60x14’ $2600; 180x60x14’ Website: or phone $3000; 200x60x14’ $3400. Saskatoon, SK, 306-231-8111, Humboldt, SK. 306-653-3473, 306-222-8054. 1996 CAT 416B loader/backhoe, 8892 hrs., 4x4, extend-a-hoe, full cab w/heat, 24� digging bucket, excellent condition. $27,000. Call Jordan anytime 403-627-9300, Pincher Creek, AB. PULL SCRAPERS 10 to 25 1999 TEREX TS14D scraper, good cond., HYDRAULIC excellent condition; Loader and $52,500 OBO. Rick or Jeff 306-322-4569, yards, s c r a p e r t i r e s , c u s t o m c o nv e r s i o n s Rose Valley, SK. available; Looking for Cat cable scrapers. 2001 BOBCAT 773 skidsteer, enclosed cab, Quick Drain Sales Ltd., Muenster, SK. air/heat, power Bobtach, new paint and 306-231-7318 or 306-682-4520. decals, 2323 hrs., exc. cond. Russell, MB. ROAD GRADERS CONVERTED to pull Phone 204-773-6753. behind large 4 WD tractors, 14’ and 16’ D8K C/W CAB and ripper, $31,700 plus blade widths available. Call C.W. Enterpristaxes. 306-668-2020, Saskatoon, SK. es, 306-682-3367, 306-231-8358, Humboldt, SK, SCRAPERS FOR SALE, Cat, LaPlante, Allis, MOOROKA MT800 tracked vehicle, hyd. LeTourneau, converted to hyd., will also do t i l t d e c k , g o o d r u n n e r, $ 1 4 , 0 0 0 . custom conversions. Looking for cable 780-990-9604, Edmonton, AB. scrapers. Call toll free 1-866-602-4093. 2008 JCB 550-170 telehandler, 640 hrs., lbs. to 55’ max lift height, 4x4, 4 CHAMPION GRADER PARTS, Model 10,000 selectable steering, powershift D600 to 760, 1972 to 1986, engines, trans, wheel front stabilizers, aux. hyd., hyd. tilt hyd. pumps, etc. Call Wes 306-682-3367 trans., carriage, full cab w/heat. Like new! leave message, Humboldt, SK. $109,000. Call Jordan anytime 2000 BOBCAT 863G w/cab, $14,500. 403-627-9300, Pincher Creek, AB. Phone Danny Spence, 306-246-4632, 2004 JD 544J wheel loader, 5690 hrs., Speers, SK. full CAH, hyd. quick attach bucket, 20.5x25 TELEHANDLER: 2003 Manitou MLT 633 tires 70%, exc. shape. $89,000. Call Jordan LS, 5800 hrs, cab, heat, AC. Conquest anytime 403-627-9300, Pincher Creek, AB. Equipment, 306-483-2500, Oxbow, SK SNOW GROOMER Marcel 10’ wide Mas1990 DEERE 644E loader, complete en- sey 396 tractor w/tracks, 3082 hrs., gine rebuild, new paint, new centre pin $25,000. 306-563-8765, Canora, SK. and bushing, exc. cond., $34,800; 2002 SKIDSTEER: 2002 Bobcat S250, 1220 hrs, JCB 170 skidsteer, 2300 hrs., $11,500. cab with heat; Also two S150’s. Conquest 250-431-8162, Creston, B.C. Equipment, 306-483-2500, Oxbow, SK. CAT D6D, EXCELLENT condition comes 2008 JCB 550-170 telehandler, 640 hrs., w i t h a n g l e d o z e r a n d w i n c h . 10,000 lbs to 55’ max lift height, 4x4, 4 780-307-5948, Rochester, AB. wheel selectable steering, powershift trans., front stabilizers, aux. hyd., hyd. tilt NEW HD PowerSystem Generators: carriage, full cab w/heat. Like new! HDD7000E HD type, 9 HP, dsl., $5330. $ 1 0 9 , 0 0 0 . C a l l J o r d a n a n y t i m e HDG9000E 15 HP, gas, $3165. Both con- 403-627-9300, Pincher Creek, AB. tractor grade, elec. start, 120/240 service, wheel kit and battery incl., c/w 1 year ROME PLOW AND KELLO DISC blades warranty. Twin tank industrial series Air and bearings, 24� to 42� notched disc Compressor HD5510TH, 5.5 Honda, blades. GX160 11.9 CFM at 100 PSI. New w/1yr. 1-888-500-2646, Red Deer, AB. warranty, $1200. Phone 306-842-2157 or SET OF ROLLERS, idlers, segments for D7G 306-891-3039, Weyburn, SK. or E for sale. 306-873-5675, Crooked RivNEW HEAVY DUTY V-DITCHERS now er, SK. available. Quick Drain Sales, 306-682-4520 2005 JCB 535-125 telehandler, 1640 or cell 306-231-7318, Muenster, SK. hrs., 8000 lbs. to 40’ max lift height, 4x4, 4 N E W 1 0 ’ A N D 1 2 ’ B I G D O G B OX wheel selectable steering, powershift SCRAPER heavy duty, tilt, 24’’ high back, trans., front stabilizers, aux. hyd., full cab 42’’ available in both widths for up to 5 yd. w/heat, very nice! $61,900. Call Jordan heap capacity. Starting at $3500. Larger anytime 403-627-9300, Pincher Creek, AB. sizes up to 20’ also avail. Call for pricing. CAT 936E LOADER, 3 yard bucket, Quik Phone 204-871-1175, MacGregor, MB. coupler, 3rd valve, reasonable, service ALLIS HD 16B, D, DP and A parts for sale. records. 780-990-9604, Edmonton, AB. 306-873-5675, Crooked River, SK. FIAT ALLIS 605B, serial #50506407, 3 yard bucket, 3rd valve, 17.5x25 tires at 60 percent, well maintained machine, asking $18,500. 780-763-3860, cel. 780-853-7792, Mannville, AB. 2005 KOMATSU WA250-5 tool carrier, 5300 hrs., quick coupler, 3.0 yard bucket, forks, 3rd valve, 50% tires, very clean. Call Jerry Ryan 780-915-5426, St Albert, AB.


FARM AND INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL motor sales, service and parts. Also sale EQUIPMENT RENTALS: Excavators, Doz- of, and repairs to, all makes and sizes of ers, Loaders, Compactors, etc. Conquest pumps, generators, phase converters, etc. Equipment, 306 483 2500, Oxbow, SK. Tisdale Motor Rewinding 1984 Ltd., 306873-2881, fax 306-873-4788, 1005A- 111 2003 JLG G642A telehandler, cab, 2900 Ave., Tisdale, SK. hrs., foam filled tires, rotating carriage, $32,500; 2004 Skytrack 8042, 1700 hrs., swivel carriage, new foam filled tires, $41,500; 1998 Gehl DL640 w/new tires, forks and bucket, $24,000; 1999 Skytrack ROTARY PHASE CONVERTERS, provides 8042, 4500 hrs., $19,500. Also selling instant 3 phase power. Lowest prices guarTelehandler attachments, buckets, grap- anteed. Ideal for industrial and agricultural ples, 180 degree swivel carriages and applications, certified equipment, full warrafter booms. Units in SK, AB and B.C. ranty. 1-866-676-6686. 250-431-8162, Creston. 1998 JOHN DEERE grader, 770 CH, 14’ moldboard; 16’ steel gravel box c/w hoist, in nice cond. 306-717-6450, Saskatoon, SK NEW GENESIS ENGINES. Still in original factory crate. Available for TR99 and 2004 NH loader backhoe; Hitachi EX 200LC C X 8 4 0 / 8 6 0 / 8 8 0 . $ 9 8 6 0 e a c h . track excavator; 2008 NH L17 skidsteer 1-800-667-4515. w/72� bucket 780-361-7322 Edmonton AB 2001 JD 310G turbo loader/backhoe, 3104 hrs., 4x4, extend-a-hoe, powershift trans., ride control, full cab w/heat, 24� digging bucket, very nice! $39,000. Jordan anytime 403-627-9300. Pincher Creek, AB. 200 HITACHI EXLC excavator, w/quick attach buckets, recent U/C, very good. 306-873-5675, Crooked River, SK. CAT HYD. EXCAVATOR 322-BL, hyd. thumb, 60� cleanup bucket, 42� dig bucket, Cat walk. 780-307-5948, Morinville, AB. 18’ DECK WITH Hiab picker plus PTO plus pump, $4900. 306-231-8111, Humboldt, SK.

950 CAT WHEEL LOADER, 1966, bucket, recent work order sleeves, pistons, bearing and heads, 20.5x25 tires, $21,000; 853 Bobcat, bucket, vg, 12x16.5 tires, recent reman engine, $12,500; 3 621 Cat motorscrapers, 23H Series, canopy, $25,000 each; 1975 Willock tandem axle drop Low-Boy, WB suspension, 7’ neck, 20’x9’ deck, 3’6� beavertail, safetied, $18,500; 1996 Fruehauf lowbed, safetied, 8’x18’ double drop deck, 30 ton, near new 255x70R22.5 tires, beavertail, $13,500. 204-795-9192, Plum Coulee, AB. RIPPER TO FIT D7G, $5500. Danny Spence 306-246-4632. Speers, SK.

CONTERRA GRADER for skidsteers and tractors. Excellent for road maintenance, floating and levelling. 518S-SS, $2499. Conterra manufactures over 150 attachments. Call 1-877-947-2882, view online at

2003 D85E21 KOMATSU, twin tilts, bush equipped, cab/air/heater, ripper, 3590 hrs mint cond. 306-272-4382, Foam Lake, SK. CAT D9H, S/N 90V05973 w/cab, ripper, angle dozer, $77,500; 1987 10 man camp, 2 side by side, 12x54’ units, $27,000; 125 KW genset, S/N 4B13394, w/Cat 3303 eng $19,500; 2500 gal. heated water shack $17,500. Rod 780-918-1499, Leduc, AB. 2007 JD 410G loader/backhoe, 92 HP turbo, 1398 hrs., 4x4, extend-a-hoe, powershift trans., full cab w/heat, 24� digging bucket, very nice!. $69,000. Call Jordan anytime 403-627-9300, Pincher Creek, AB 2006 DIECI 6000 lb. telescopic forklift, full cab, hyd. quick attach farm model, hyd. couplers front and rear, $31,500. 250-431-8162, Creston, B.C.

SURPLUS PLACER GOLD MINING equip., 1979 INTERNATIONAL TD 20 SERIES E Watson Lake, Yukon area. 10,000 gal. fuel crawler, canopy, recent work done on it, storage tank, rock truck. 306-267-4552. good cond. 306-744-2256, Saltcoats, SK. Rouleau, SK

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HYDRAULIC SCRAPERS: LEVER 60, 70, 80, and 435, 4 - 20 yd. available, rebuilt for years of trouble-free service. Lever Holdings Inc, 306-682-3332, Muenster SK

VEGA ELECTRIC CREAM SEPARATORS, complete and in working condition. 306-539-4642, Regina, SK.

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D6C w/canopy and blade; 945 Leibherr trachoe, $14,000; 840 Allis loader, $9000; Clean-out and wrisp-a-twist buckets. 204-352-4306, Glenella, MB .


BEHLEN STEEL BUILDINGS, quonsets, convex and rigid frame straight walls, grain tanks, metal cladding, farm - commercial. Construction and concrete crews. Guaranteed workmanship. Call your Saskatoon and northwest Behlen Distributor, Janzen Steel Buildings, 306-242-7767, Osler, SK.

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Colored roof m eta l, colored w a lls & trim s (ou ts id e corn ers , ba s e fla s h, ea ve fla s h, g a ble fla s h, J cha n n el, d rip fla s h), S teel In s . W a lk In Door & Lock s et. 60x120- 16’ trea ted 6x6 p os t bld g c/w 24x16 a ll s teel s lid in g d oor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $34,92 6.36 Phone w ith your b uild ing s ize requirem ents for a free es tim a te.


M a n y typ es a n d p rofiles a va ila ble. Fa rm a n d in d u s tria l, g a lva n ized , g a lva lu m e, a n d colored , 26, 28, 29 & 30 g a u g e m eta l. Phon e forp ricin g .

BROCK (BUTLER) GRAIN BIN PARTS and accessories available at Rosler Construction. 306-933-0033, Saskatoon, SK.

290 CUMMINS; 350 Detroit; 671 Detroit; Series 60 cores. Call: 306-539-4642, Regina, SK


USED WESTEEL ROSCO bins on new SDL cones/skid base, 2250 bu., $6000; Used CHIEF WESTLAND, 2750 bu. on new SDL cone/skid, $6500; Aeration add $595. All bins with opener and ladder. Trucking available. 306-324-4441, SDL, Margo, SK.

DIAMOND CANVAS SHELTERS, sizes ranging from 15’ wide to 120’ wide, any length. Call Bill 780-986-5548, Leduc, AB.

LIFETIME LID OPENERS. We are a stocking dealer for Boundary Trail Lifetime Lid Openers, 18� to 39�. Rosler Construction 2000 Inc., 306-933-0033, Saskatoon, SK.


DIESEL AND GAS ENGINES for tractors, combines and swathers. JD, IH, Perkins, Cat, Ford. Early and late models. One year w a r r a n t y. P h o n e 1 - 8 0 0 - 6 6 7 - 4 5 1 5 . GOOD RUNNING USED ENGINES: 8.3 Cummins w/wo trans; LTA10 Cummins w/wo trans; 6V92T DD w/wo trans; 3208. 604-541-8799, 604-219-1444, Surrey, BC

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CUMMINS 5.9 L diesel engine, 2003-2007 Dodge truck engine, completely rebuilt, c/w ARP, main and cylinder head studs. 780-892-3254, cell: 780-862-5753, Fallis, AB. Email:

USED, REBUILT or NEW engines. Specializing in Cummins, have all makes, large inventory of parts, repowering is our specialty. 1-877-557-3797, Ponoka, AB.

2005 JLG TELEHANDLER, 3082 hrs., model G6-42A, 6000 lb., 42’ reach, tilt carriage, 3 way steering, aux. hydraulics. $42,800. Trades welcome, financing available. 1-800-667-4515. See video at: WANTED: CAT 966C FOR PARTS. Does not have to be running or complete. 306-764-3877 or 306-960-4651, Prince Albert, SK. INTRODUCING Komatsu Undercarriage Program. Komatsu offers a full range of undercarriage products for most makes and models of excavators and crawler tractors. SMS Equipment offers complete service with track press and Idler welding capabilities. Call today: 1-800-667-6672 Regina; 1-800-667-4998 Saskatoon. EXCELLENT SELECTION Used skidsteers, track loaders, fork lifts, zoom booms, mini excavators. Visit for details, specs and prices. Glenmor, phone 306-764-2325, Prince Albert, SK. UNUSED 2012 BWS 27’ end dump tandem air ride, elec. tarp, 11R22.5 radials. 2001 Freightliner Century, 475 Detroit, 18 spd., A/T/C, wet kit, Beacons, roo-bar, 42� flattop bunk, Sask. safetied. Asking $75,000. 306-621-0425, Yorkton, SK.

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POLE BARNS, WOODSTEEL packages, hog, chicken, and dairy barns, grain bins and hoppers. Construction and concrete crews available. Mel or Scott, MR Steel Construction, 306-978-0315, Hague, SK.

REMANUFACTURED DIESEL ENGINES: GM 6.5L, $4750 installed; Ford/IH 7.3L, $4950 installed; New 6.5L engines, $6500; 12/24v 5.9L Cummins; GM Duramax. Other new, used, and Reman diesel engines available. Call 204-532-2187, 8 AM to 5:30 PM Mon. to Fri. Thickett Engine Rebuilding, Binscarth, MB.

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3406B, N14, SERIES 60, running engines and parts. Call Yellowhead Traders, 306-896-2882, Churchbridge, SK. 2008 JCB 3CX15 BACKHOE, 4x4, extend-a-hoe, cab, excellent cond., $49,600. Trades welcome. Financing available. 1-800-667-4515,


1-866-974-7678 FREE QUOTE HIP ROOF BARN, red metal walls, galvanized roof, 38’Wx50’Lx29’H, $7000 OBO. Phone 306-882-3347, Rosetown, SK.

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SILVER STREAM SHELTERS: 30x72 single steel frame cover kit, $4700; 38x100 truss, $11,900. Replacement tarps for any brand, patch kits, rope webbing and ratchDIESEL ENGINES, OVERHAUL kits and ets. Call 1-877-547-4738. parts for most makes. M&M Equipment AFAB INDUSTRIES POST frame buildings. Ltd., Regina, SK, Parts and Service, For the customer that prefers quality. 306-543-8377, fax 306-543-2111. 1-888-816-AFAB (2322), Rocanville, SK.


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SDL HYD. BIN CRANE, 40â&#x20AC;&#x2122;+ lift, double winches, 8000 lb. capacity, hyd. push out wheels, $18,000; SDL 45â&#x20AC;&#x2122;+ lift bin crane, equipped the same $21,000. Margo, SK. Phone 306-324-4441 or cell 306-272-8383 YEAR END BLOW-OUT- All remaining inventory of Twister bins are on sale. Flat bottom and hopper bottom, all must go! Set up crews available for this fall. See your nearest Flaman store or call 1-888-435-2626.

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CUSTOM GRAIN BIN MOVING, SK, AB, and MB, all types of bins up to 10,000 bushel, accurate estimates. Sheldonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hauling, 306-922-6079, 306-961-9699, Prince Albert, SK. LIMITED QUANTITY of flat floor Goebel grain bins, at special prices. Grain Bin Direct, 306-373-4919, Saskatoon, SK.


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2006 UNVERFERTH 8250, 850 bu., tarp, cameras, PTO, shedded, $27,000 or with hyd. drive, $28,500. 10% will hold until spring. 306-421-6654, Estevan, SK. 2009 BRENT 882 grain cart, PTO, tarp, $38,000; 1997 Bourgault 1100 bushel. grain cart, w/new tarp, PTO, $27,000. A.E. Chicoine Farm Equipment 306-449-2255, Storthoaks, SK. COME see the NEW J&M 1500 bu. cart with tracks at the Crop Production Show in Saskatoon, January 9-12. Call Flaman Sales, Saskatoon, SK at 306-934-2121 or 1-888-435-2626.

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SALE: WHEATHEART AUGERS: BH 8x41 CUSTOM COLOR SORTING chickpeas to w/mover, clutch, 27 HP motor, reg. mustard. Cert organic and conventional. $12,780, cash $11,100; BH 8x46 with 306-741-3177, Swift Current, SK. mover, clutch, 27 HP Kohler, reg. $13,200, cash $11,500; BH 8x51 with mover, clutch and 30 HP, reg. $13,500, cash $11,750; BH 10x41 with mover, clutch and 35 HP Vanguard, reg. $14,300, cash $12,500. 306-648-3622, Gravelbourg, SK.

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NEW GSI AND used grain dryers. For price savings, contact Franklin Voth, Sales Rep fo r A x i s F a r m s L t d . , M a n i t o u , M B . 204-242-3300,

E L E VATO R , B R A DW E L L , S K . Grain cleaning, drying, and storage facility with established customer base, on CN mainline. Serious inquiries only. 306-492-4743.

2008 BRANDT 5000 EX grain vac, good condition. $16,000. A.E. Chicoine Farm Equipment Ltd., Storthoaks, SK, 306-449-2255. CONEYAIR GRAIN VACS, parts, accessories. Call Bill 780-986-5548, Leduc, AB. WALINGA 7614 grain vac, 1000 PTO, hyd. operated unloading spout, exc. cond. Phone 780-741-3714 or 780-787-8293, Vermilion AB. Email 2011 BRANDT 7500EX, 7500 bu/hr., 50 hrs., 8â&#x20AC;? hose, 13â&#x20AC;? auger, excellent condition. 780-206-1234, Barrhead, AB. WALINGA INC. AGRI-VAC. Parts, sales and service. New and reconditioned Walinga Agri-Vac as well as used units, parts, accessories and service for most major brands. 204-745-2951, Carman, MB; 306-567-3031, Davidson, SK; 403-279-8204, Calgary, AB. Most trades welcome.

2008 MF 2756A Hesston baler, mesh wrap, auto cycle, done 3300 bales, hyd. PU, $23,000 OBO. 306-796-7074, Chaplin SK

2008 RB564 CIH round baler, twine and netwrap, not used last 2 years, excellent condition, $22,000. 306-883-2485 after 6:00 PM, Spiritwood, SK.

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SUPERB GRAIN DRYERS Winter program has started. Largest and quietest single phase dryer in the industry. Over 34 years experience in grain drying. Moridge parts also available. Grant Services Ltd, 306-272-4195, Foam Lake, SK.

BALE SPEARS, high quality imported from Italy, 27â&#x20AC;? and 49â&#x20AC;?, free shipping, exDUAL SCREEN ROTARY grain cleaners, c e l l e n t p r i c i n g . C a l l n o w t o l l f r e e great for pulse crops, best selection in 1-866-443-7444, Stonewall, MB. We s t e r n C a n a d a . 3 0 6 - 2 5 9 - 4 9 2 3 , 306-946-7923, Young, SK. HAYBUSTER 2650 bale shredder, 1000 PTO. Phone 306-792-4414, Springside, SK.


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FOR SALE Large quantity of screens to fit Clipper wind and screen grain cleaners. Sizes from 3/64 to #11 cross slots and variety of round holes. $35/screen OBO. Call 780-336-2583 Viking, AB.

GSI GRAIN DRYERS. Ph. Glenmor, Prince Albert, SK., 306-764-2325. For all your grain drying needs!

LMC MARK IV gravity with air suction deck cover; #6 precision grader (Carter Day); 8 way - 6â&#x20AC;? Behlen distributor; 8 way - 8â&#x20AC;? Sullivan Strong distributor; 10,000 bu./hr overhead bulk weigh scale; 3,000 bu./hr. overhead bulk weigh scale and support tower. 306-398-4714, Cutknife, SK.

1999 NH 688 BALER, excellent condition, $10,500. 306-423-5983 or 306-960-3000, St Louis, SK BALE SPEAR ATTACHMENTS for all loaders and skidsteers, excellent pricing. Call now 1-866-443-7444.




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2010 JD 9770 STS, 355 hrs, Contour Master, self levelling shoe, chopper, 20.8x42’s w/duals, $210,000 US. 2010 JD 9670 STS, 600 hrs, Contour Master, premier cab, 20.8x38’s, chopper, $195,000. 320-848-2496, 320-894-6560, Fairfax, Minnesota,


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2000 LEXION 450, 1969 hrs., yield and moisture, reel spd., fore/aft, spreader, $35,800. Trades welcome, financing available. 1-800-667-4515. See video at:

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CRAW FO RD `S W ES T 78 0. 672. 2471 ESTATE SALE: 2000 Rhino SE7 rotary mower, $1800 OBO. Ph 306-746-7212, Raymore, SK. 2000 NEW HOLLAND 499 hydra swing mower conditioner, excellent shape, $9500. 780-608-6131, Camrose, AB. NH 1441 DISC MOWER conditioner 15’, $17,900 OBO. Gary 204-326-7000 Steinbach, MB

2008 MACDON M150 35’, 1000 hrs., $97,500 OBO. 780-876-0634, Debolt, AB. 1997 30’ 8825 Case/IH SP swather. $28,000. A.E. Chicoine Farm Equipment, 306-449-2255, Storthoaks, SK. 2005 MACDON 9352i SP, 2 spd. turbo, 1400 hrs., big tires, c/w 972 25’ header, double knife drive, PU reel, triple delivery, new guards, canvas and knives. Also 922 16’ hay conditioner, hyd. roll openers for easy cleaning, w/new guards and knives, very good condition, $78,000 OBO. Can split headers. 403-854-9117, Hanna, AB. 1995 NH 2550, 2007 25’ header and PU reel, double knife drive, DS. Located in Viscount, SK. Phone 403-312-5113. 2006 MF 9220 30’ DSA, UII, gauge wheels, hyd. angle, only 360 hrs., shedded, vg, $69,900, 0% 36 months OAC. Call CamDon Motors 306-237-4212, Perdue, SK.

‘07 S pra Co u pe 4655, 80’, fo a m m a rker, flo o d lites, hitch, 776 hrs ‘05 S pra Co u pe 7650, triple n o zzle b o d y, 90’ b o o m , fen d ers, flo o d lights, fo a m m a rkers, 12 65 hrs ‘01 S pra Co u pe 4640, 72 ft, a u to , flo o d lights, hitch, fo a m m a rker ‘98 S pra Co u pe 3640, 400 ga l, 72 ftb o o m , fo a m m a rker, hitch, flo o d lights ‘97 S pra Co u pe 3640, 60 ft, hitch, 5 spd .

US ED CO M BIN ES ‘10 M F 9895G , c/w M F 42 00 hea d er, d u a ls, M AV cho pper, risers, a u to lu b e, 16’ p/u ‘09 M F 9895G , d u a ls, M AV cho pper, 42 00 p/u hd r, reverser, elec. sieve, b ea co n s, 397 hrs ‘05 M F 9690G , w ith 42 00 hd r@ 15’, field sta r, cha ff sprea d er, 800 m etric tires, red eko p cho pper, 550 thresher hrs, 862 hrs

US ED S W ATHER S ‘06 M F942 0, M F52 00 36ft, ro to shea rs, sin gle sw a th, ga u ge w heels ‘98 Hessto n 8110, w ith 2 5’ DS A hea d er ‘86 Jo hn Deere 2 360, ga s, 30’, p/u reel ‘79 IHC 4000, 2 4.5’, UIIp/u reel, m a n u a l(y)

US ED HAY IN G EQ UIPM EN T ’02 Hessto n 856 b a ler, 5x6 b a les, kicker ‘00 Jo hn Deere 2 72 fin ishin g m o w er, 72 ” Hessto n 81AH m o w erco n d itio n er, 14 ft

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CLAAS 840 chopper, c/w Claas 300 PU head, $57,000. Phone 403-308-1135, Lethbridge, AB. HIGHLINE 6600 processor, asking $3800. 780-679-4811, Bashaw, AB.

C X 8080 N e w H o lla n d 2008, 417 thra s hin g ho u rs , lo w hrs ., 350 HP, 330 b u . . . . . . . . . . $200,000 (Ap p ra is a l & L ea s in g p o s s ib le)

P ra irie S ta r 4930 M a cD o n 36’ S w a th e r Hea d er, ro to s hea rs , s in gle kn ife, p ick u p reels , cro p lifters , n ew p la n eta ries , n ew w o b b l e b o x. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5 3,000 gra n tw ils o n @ s a s kte l.n e t 306-699-7 67 8 (c) 306-699-7 213 (h)

2006 NH CR970, 1186 hrs., Redekop MAV, loaded, $119,800. Trades welcome. Financing available, 1-800-667-4515. See video at: 2007 CR9070, 20.8x42 duals, loaded, 360 threshing hrs; 2000 SP36 HoneyBee draper header, gauge wheels, hyd. fore/aft, split reel, steel teeth. Arch Equipment, 306-867-7252, Outlook, SK. 2009 NH CR 9070, 564 sep. hrs., AutoSteer, auto header height w/lateral tilt. Draper head, flex head and PU head also avail. $253,000. 306-722-7644 Fillmore SK 2003 NH CX860, 1550 hrs, Swathmaster PU, exc. cond., big rubber, yield and moisture, header tilt, shedded, MAV chopper, offers. 780-206-1234, Barrhead, AB. NH TR-98, pickup, chaff spreader, fine cut chopper, 2- 25’ 971 straight cut headers, c/w transports. 306-595-2180, Pelly, SK

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2010 CIH 1903, 36’, roller, $128,000; 2007 Premier 2952, 30’, vg, $97,800; WW 9352, 30’, DSA, $84,500; CIH 730, 30’, PTO, $3500; CIH 736, 36’, PT; 2010 CIH WD1203, 36’. Hergott Farm Equipment 306-682-2592, Humboldt, SK. CASE/IH COMBINES and other makes models. Call the combine superstore. 2010 JD A400, 36’ HoneyBee header and and welcome, delivery can be arranged. roller, $109,000. Phone 306-421-0205, Trades Call Gord 403-308-1135, Lethbridge, AB. Estevan, SK. 1993 CASE/IH 1688, 2300 hrs, axceller 25’ 2004 WESTWARD 9352i, 2 spd., 1200 kit, std. rotor, all 2388 updates, always hrs, DS, single knife, 2 rotor shears, hyd. shedded, exc. cond. $42,500. f r e e f o r m r o l l e r, e x c e l l e n t s h a p e . 780-352-7846, Wetaskiwin,Asking AB. 306-460-8858, 306-967-2423, Eatonia, SK. 1995 2188 CASE/IH COMBINE, AFX roTM42 HONEY B with UII reel, $7,000 OBO; tor, 2100 rotor hrs, vg cond., $45,000. FV30 Honey B, UII reel or bi-directional, 204-352-4037, 204-476-0905, Glenella MB $ 7 , 0 0 0 O B O . Tr a d e s c o n s i d e r e d . 306-742-5912, Churchbridge, SK. 2008 CASE 2588, 2015 PU, 478/594 hrs., yield and moisture, Pro 600 monitor, rice tires, heavy soil machine, $193,000. 204-981-5366, 204-735-2886 Starbuck MB 1991 CIH 1680 chopper, long auger, Cummins engine, long shoe, 3rd lift cylinder, cross flow fan upgrade, 1015 header and PU, $26,800. Trades welcome. Financing available. BUY NEW PU REEL GET $1000 in-store 1-800-667-4515. credit. For MF, CCIL, IH 4000/5000 or 2011 9120, duals, 205 hrs., $349,000; Hesston swathers starting at $4800. 2010 9120, FC, SM $324,000; 2009 9120 Promo good up to January 15, 2012. M a g n a c u t , $ 2 7 9 , 0 0 0 ; 2 0 1 0 8 1 2 0 , 1-800-667-4515. $299,000; 2388, AFX, Y&M, big top, $110,000; 2388 AFX, Y&M, topper, 2 spd., $119,900; 2188, exceller, Mav, Swathmaster, $69,000; 2188, AFX, Swathmaster, big BALE WAGON 12 ton self-unloading c/w top, $69,000; 2188 AFX, sm topper, M c K e e s t a c k a n d m o v e . C a l l R o n $65,000; 2188 Rake-Up, Y&M, $64,000; 1666 Rake-Up, 2656 eng. hrs., $37,000; 306-384-4512, Saskatoon, SK. 1680, shedded, $17,500; IH 1480, 210 HP, $11,900; JD 9870 STS; 2- JD 9860’s; NH CR9070. Hergott Farm Equipment, 306-682-2592, Humboldt, SK.

HIGHLINE 6600 BALE PROCESSOR good rotors, 1000 PTO, $4900. Trades welcome financing available. 1-800-667-4515. MORRIS 1400 HAYHIKER self loader, $18,000 OBO. Phone 780-798-2280, Plamondon, AB.

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2001 9750 STS, mint cond., always shedded, loaded, 1471 sep. hrs, field ready. Buy now for tax savings. 25% down, remainder on or before July 31st. Will remain shedded. Aaron 306-865-7363, Hudson Bay, SK 2002 JD 9650W, 1865 sep. hrs., chaff spreader, long auger, hopper ext., DAS, DAM, 914P header, shedded, exc. cond., $88,000. 780-376-2426, Killam, AB 1996 JOHN DEERE 9600, chaff spreader, duals, $47,000; 1997 JD 30’ flex header, $9000. Ph. 306-524-4960, Semans, SK.

2008 NH CR9070 COMBINE, field ready, 785 hrs., headers available, $169,000. Trades welcome, financing available. 1-800-667-4515. 2005 CX860, 1337 sep. hrs., shedded, very good cond., $119,500. 780-878-1479, 780-672-7340, Camrose, AB. 2008 CR 9070, Swathmaster, yield and moisture, Redekop, field tracker. Hergott Farm Equipment, your Case/IH Dealer, 306-682-2592, Humboldt, SK.

1989 R50 1760/2302 hrs., good cond., replaced feed/clean/return chains, threshing cage, helical and cylinder bars. Concave and accelerator rollers have approx. 300 hrs. Engine cooling fan rebuilt. Melroe 378 w/new PU belts. 27’ Agco 400 straight cut header. Machine has been stored inside. Asking $20,000 complete. Call Steve 306-587-7851 or 306-587-2486, Cabri, SK.

2008 JD 9870 STS combine, 600 eng. hrs., 400 rotor hrs., AutoSteer ready, Contour Master, variable spd., HD feeder chain, 520/85R38 duals, 480/70R30 rear tires, header pkg., fine cut chopper, c/w 615P 16’ 2012 PU header, 2008 630F straight cut header, 30’ machine c/w both headers, field ready. Can deliver. Total $271,000. 204-743-2324, Cypress River, MB. 2011 JD 9770 STS, 199 sep. hrs, 615 PU, loaded, Contour Master, warranty, singles, long auger, yield/moisture, like new, $255,000. 306-367-2173, Middle Lake, SK. 1998 HONEYBEE SP36 HEADER, 36’, 2008 9870, 615 PU header, $225,000; UII PU reel, fits CIH 80/88 series, NH TR 2005 9760, MacDon PW7 PU header, 86-99, JD 9400- 9610, $16,900. Trades welcome, financing available. $135,000. 780-603-7640, Bruce, AB. 1-800-667-4515. 2007 9860 STS PREMIUM, 694 hrs., bullet rotor, mapping, long auger, 615 PU, 1989 CIH 1010 30’ HEADER good shape, 900 rice tires, shedded, extras, exc. cond. recently replaced wobble box (New PU reel available for $5000) $6800. Trades wel$209,000. 780-206-1234, Barrhead, AB. come. Financing available 1-800-667-4515 2002 JD 9750 STS, 2870 eng. hrs, 2064 sep. hrs, yield and moisture monitor, long unload auger, 14’ Precision and Rake-Up J D 2 1 2 P I C K U P p l at fo r m , 6 b e l t , PU header, AutoSteer less monitor, Green- $950-$2500; JD 214 PU , 7 belt, $3450; JD light March, 2011; 2000 JD 9750 STS, 914 PU platform 7 belt, $7500. Call Gary 3343 eng. hrs, 2409 sep. hrs, yield and 2 0 4 - 3 2 6 - 7 0 0 0 , S t e i n b a c h , M B . moisture monitor, long unload auger, 914 PU header, AutoSteer less monitor, Green- 2006 MACDON 973 36’ with 873 Lexion light Mar./11. 306-263-4944, Limerick, SK adapter, fore/aft reel, slow speed trans., 2011 9870 STS combine, duals, 615 PU, upper cross auger, skid shoes, PU reel. long auger delivered mid Oct., only 60 New in 2007, $35,000 OBO. 403-888-7255, threshing hrs, always shedded, special Acme, AB. $325,000. 250-787-7383, Charlie Lake, BC RECONDITIONED rigid and flex, most 2001 JD 9650 STS with PU header, 1843 makes and sizes; Also header transports. hrs., priced to sell. Good condition. Ed Lorenz, 306-344-4811, Paradise Hill, SK, 306-726-4616, Southey, SK. 2008 JD 9770 STS, Touch Set, yield and 2010 HONEYBEE HEADERS, 4 to choose moisture, duals, Precision PU, 650 sep hrs, from; 40’, double knife drive, Case adapter, UII PU real, auto header height con$230,000. Markinch, SK., 306-726-5840. trol. Brand new units w/factory warranty, THREE 2010 JD 9870’s STS w/JD 615 $66,500. Call Sacha at 204-570-1139, PU, loaded, 20.8 duals, like new, extended Brandon, MB. warranty. 1 w/307 eng. hrs., 213 sep. hrs.; 1 w/274 eng. hrs, 193 sep. hrs and 1 w/244 eng. hrs. and 168 sep. hrs. 306-536-0890, Yellow Grass, SK. 2008 JD 9870 STS, duals, $269,000; 2006 JD 9760 STS, $179,000; 2004 JD 9760, Y&M, coming, with 3 years interest free. Hergott Farm Equipment, your Case/IH Dealer, 306-682-2592, Humboldt, SK. JD 8820, rebuilt, low hrs., w/Sunnybrook concave and cyl., airfoil sieve, field ready, excellent. 204-466-2927, 204-871-5170, 1997 CIH 1020 30’ FLEX HEADER, New Austin, MB. PU reel to be installed upon arrival, knife and guards, hydraulic fore/aft, $15,800. Trades welcome. Financing available. 1-800-667-4515, 2010 MACDON, 40’ FD70 header, used for one harvest only, in excellent condition. 306-536-0890, Yellow Grass, SK. 1993 CIH 1010 25’ HEADER auger and floor 8.5/10, hyd fore and aft. (New PU reel available for $4000), $6800. Trades welcome. Financing available. 1-800-667-4515.

2005 JD 9660 STS, c/w 914P PU, Auto header height control, rock trap, grain tank extension, fine cut chopper, Green Star yield and moisture, touch-set, 800/65R32 tires, 1772 hrs., $110,000. Phone 780-679-7680, Ferintosh, AB. 2004 JD 9760 STS, 1738 hrs., $130,000; 2- 9650 STS’s, 2161 and 2414 hrs., $95,000 each. All w/PU headers. MacDon 36’ draper headers also available. 306-421-3511, Torquay, SK. 2011 JD 9770, Premier cab, 615 PU, small grains concave, Contour-Master, 22.5’ aug e r, d u a l s , 5 5 e n g . h r s . , l i ke n ew. 204-467-2109 (after 8 PM), Stonewall, MB. 2000 JD 9650W, 2800 sep. hrs., $29,000 in recent work orders, $89,900 OBO. 306-231-8111, Humboldt, SK. 2005 JD 9860 STS, w/914 PU, 2100 sep. hrs, $124,900; 2001 JD 9650 STS, w/914 PU, 2200 sep. hrs., $89,000. 306-948-3949 or 306-948-7223, Biggar, SK.

2008 9770 STS JD, 615P PU header, 673 engine hrs., 462 sep. hrs., asking $199,000; 2007 9760 STS JD, 615P PU header, 1404 engine hrs., 931 sep. hrs., CASE/IH 2188, 2500 sep. hrs., fine cut a s k i n g $ 1 7 5 , 0 0 0 . 3 0 6 - 6 4 1 - 4 8 9 0 o r chopper, chaff spreader, 30,000 workorder 306-641-5814, Yorkton, SK. in 2010, used only 50 hrs. in 2011, c/w 25’ 1010 straight cut header, transport and 1998 JD CTS II, 2000 sep. hrs., loaded, 1015 PU header, always shedded, looks GreenStar, P914 PU, shedded, field ready. and run very good. Asking $62,500. 306-695-2623, Indian Head, SK. 306-728-5112, Melville, SK. 2009 JD 9870 STS, 4 WD, 613 hrs., Contour Master, premier cab, self-levelling shoe, 20.8x42’s, 5 spd. reverser, power 2006 590R, 717 sep. hrs., field ready, exc. c a s t t a i l b o a r d . $ 2 2 5 , 0 0 0 U S. C a l l : 2011 JD 9770, 615 PU, 120 hrs., loaded, shape, $185,000 OBO must sell; 2007 40’ 320-848-2496, duals, contour, $289,000. 306-421-0205, Estevan, SK. flex header, 540, air reel, $41,000 OBO. Fairfax, Minnesota. 204-632-5334 or 204-981-4291, leave 1997 CTS w/212 PU head, 2150 sep. hrs, message, Winnipeg, MB. loaded up nice, $59,000. 2001 930 flex, $16,900. 2005 630 flex, $20,900. 306-948-3949, 306-948-7223, Biggar, SK. 2011 9770 STS, 440 engine hrs., 325 sep. hrs., fully loaded, asking $260,000 OBO. 306-948-7535, Bigger, SK. JD 9760 STS, 1350 sep hrs., excellent shape, c/w 16’ PU header. $140,000. 306-642-8230 Moose Jaw, SK.

2001 NH 94C, 36’ HEADER, UII PU reel, steel fingers, pea auger, reel drive both ends, hyd. fore/aft, single point hookup, adapter, for JD 9770, poly skid plates, crop lifters, new canvases, adj. wheels, stored inside, $35,600. 306-463-3735, 306-460-7887, Kindersley, SK. 1994 CIH 1010 rigid platform, 25’ w/PU reel, $5500; 1997-1999-2002 CIH 1020 flex platforms, 30’ w/PU reels, poly skids, mint condition, $12,500-$16,500. Call Gary 204-326-7000 Steinbach, MB. CIH 1010, 30’, w/PU reel, $7900; CIH 1020 30’ flex header, $11,900; CIH 2052 35’ draper, $45,500; MacDon 973, 35’, CIH adapter, $39,900; JD 930, 30’, $5900. Call Hergott Farm Equipment 306-682-2592, Humboldt, SK. 2009 MACDON D60, 35’ with Massey adapter, hyd. fore/aft and tilt, poly skids (inner/outer) and cutter bar, upper cross auger, end PU reel fingers, new spare knife, AWS air reel and head sight, 4 sensor auto header height. Shedded, loaded (other than no slow speed transport kit), $55,000 OBO. 306-831-7621, Rosetown SK 2005 30’ NH header, pea auger, fore/aft, Case adaptor, 1995 Case 2188, 4315/3260 hrs., AFX, new style spreader, hopper air cleaner, auger ext., plumbed for GPS, 8.3 L newer lights, PU header, $83,000. May sell separate. 306-967-2446 or 306-460-6799, Eatonia, SK.

2003 NH 72C 30’ flex header, hyd. fore&aft, PU reels, full finger auger, fits AFX or CR/CX combines, $27,900. Trades welcome, financing available. See video at: 1-800-667-4515. 1993- 1995- 2000 JD 925 flex platfo r m s , 2 5 ’ w / P U r e e l , p o l y s k i d s , $6000-$16,500; 1993- 1998- 1999- 20002003 JD 930 flex platforms, 30’, PU reels, poly skids, $7900-$18,900; 2007 JD 630 hydra flex platform, 30’, PU reel, poly skids, full figure auger, $28,500; 2006 JD 635 hydra flex platform, 35’, PU reel, poly skids, full figure auger, $27,500. Call Gary 204-326-7000, Steinbach, MB.

1996 914 W/WESTWARD PU, $7900 firm. 306-948-3949 or 306-948-7223, Biggar, SK.

NEW ELMERS 30’ header trailers w/flex kit, $3000; New ArcTec 30’ header trailers w/flex kit, $2950; New ArcTec 36’ header trailers w/flex kit, front dolly wheels, $5500; New ArcTec 38’ header trailers w/flex kit, front dolly wheels, tandem rear suspension axles, $6500. Call Gary 204-326-7000, Steinbach, MB.

ALLISON TRANSMISSIONS Service, Sales and Parts. Exchange or custom rebuilds available. Competitive warranty. Spectrum Industrial Automatics Ltd., Red Deer, AB. 1-877-321-7732.



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1-800-667-7421 AIR SEEDER FANS, hyd. and/or PTO drive, $275- $875. Phone 306-259-4923, 306-946-7923, Young, SK. STEIGER TRACTOR PARTS for sale. Very affordable new and used parts available, made in Canada and USA. 1-800-982-1769


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w w w .f yf e p a rts .c om ENGINE KITS, ENGINE PARTS, clutches, machine shop services. Sanderson Tractor Ltd. 204-239-6448, Portage la Prairie, MB. LANDA PRESSURE WASHERS, steam washers, parts washers. M&M Equipment Ltd., Parts and Service 306-543-8377, fax 306-543-2111, Regina, SK. COMPLETE SHANK ASSEMBLIES, Morris 7 Series Magnum; JD 1610, $135 ea.; JD 1610/610 (black) $180. 306-259-4923 306-946-7923, Young, SK.

COMB-TRAC SALVAGE. We sell new and used parts for most makes of tractors, combines, balers, mixmills and swathers. Phone 306-997-2209, 1-877-318-2221, Borden, SK. We buy machinery. GOODS USED TRACTOR parts (always buying tractors) David or Curtis, Roblin, MB., 204-564-2528, 1-877-564-8734. 2004 CIH 2016 HEADER w/16’ Rake-Up (Swathmaster also available), fits CIH AFX or NH CR/CX, $16,800. Trades welcome, financing available. 1-800-667-4515.

1993 MACDON 960 36’ HEADER, PU reel, fits JD 9400-9610 and CIH 60-80, $14,900. Trades welcome, financing available. 1-800-667-4515. JD 230 RIGID, batt reel, rebuilt auger, good condition, $3900. Call 780-376-2426, Killam, AB. 2010 FD70 MACDON, 35’, Case adaptor, loaded, pea auger, low acres, mint. Phone 2009 630D DRAPER header, $49,500. 403-684-3540, Brant, AB. 306-932-2306, Plenty, SK. 2 0 0 4 9 3 0 D , P U r e e l , $ 2 5 , 0 0 0 . MACDON CA20 JD adapter kit, $2500. 403-312-5113, located in Viscount, SK. 403-684-3540, Brant, AB.

COMBINE WORLD 1-800-667-4515, 20 minutes East of Saskatoon, SK. on Highway #16. 1 year warranty on all new, used, and rebuilt parts. Canada’s largest inventory of late model combines and swathers. MURPHY SALVAGE: new, used, rebuilt parts for tractors, combines, swather, tillage and misc. machinery. Always buying. Website: Phone 1-877-858-2728, Deleau, MB. SMALL AD, BIG SAVINGS, BEST PRICES. Smith’s Tractor Wrecking, Allan, SK. 1-888-676-4847.



1982 Chevrolet Custom, 4630 kms .............................................................. 1981 Chev CK10, 126,977 kms ...................................................................... 1998 Dodge Ram 2500, 5.9 Diesel .............................................. $8,500 1999 Ford F250 Crew....................................................................... $6,995 2001 Chev Silverado 1500 Ext. Cab, Leather .......................... $7,995 2002 Cadillac Escalade, 167,700 kms.....................................$15,999 2003 Dodge Dakota.......................................................................$10,995 2003 GMC Sierra 1500, 213,100 kms......................................... $9,995 2003 Ford F250 SD Lariat, 226,200 kms................................$12,900 2004 Chev Silverado 2500 LS Crew Cab, Diesel ................ $19,995 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Rumble Bee, 78,730 miles............ $19,995 2005 Lincoln Town Car, 126,700 kms .....................................$12,995 2005 Ford F150 Lariat, Ext. Cab, 119,500 kms .....................$17,995 2005 Dodge Ram 1500, 93,000 kms ........................................................... 2005 Dodge Dakota, 111,000 kms, leather .........................$16,995 2005 Chev Silverado Crew 2500 Duramax SLT, leather . $23,995 2006 Dodge Ram 2500, 5.9 L, Diesel, long box, 129,450 kms$28,995 2006 Mercedes Benz, 106,500 kms.........................................$27,995 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT, 174,300 kms, Mega Cab, 5.9 Diesel ....................................................................................... $27,995 2006 Dodge Ram 3500, 164,700 kms, Laramie, Mega Cab, 5.9 Diesel........................................................................................$29,995 2006 Dodge Ram 3500, 151,000 kms, Laramie, Mega Cab, 5.9 Diesel........................................................................................$31,995 2006 Toyota Tundra........................................................................... $9,995 2006 Chev Avalanche, Leather ....................................................$13,999 2006 GMC Canyon, 97,300 kms ..................................................$11,900 2006 Toyota Tacoma SR5 EXT Cab, 113,000 kms, FRESH TRADE....... 2007 Cadillac Escalade EXT, 65,400 kms.................................$37,995 2007 Ford F150, Ext Cab, Step side, 99,500 kms...................$23,995 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT, 6.7 Diesel , 112,300 kms ........$27,995 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT, 91,200 kms.................................$19,995 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport, 67,100 kms .............................$22,995 2007 Chev Silverado SLT Crew Cab, 145,500 kms................$18,999 2007 Chev 2500 GFX Crew, Diesel .............................................$31,995 2007 Dodge Ram 3500, Mega Cab, Dually, 6 spd. Laramie $33,900 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT, 60,200 kms.................................$19,995 2007 Ford F150 Harley Davidson, 142,200 kms....................$27,900





2007 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT, Mega Cab, gas, 127,800 kms $24,995 2007 Dodge Ram 2500, 2 WD, Diesel, 177,300 kms ............ $19,995 2007 Chev Silverado, Crew, Leather, Diesel, 185,000 kms .$33,999 2007 Chev Silverado 2500, 160,130 kms.................................$29,995 2008 Ford F250, Ext Cab Lariat, 44,900 kms ..........................$34,995 2008 Chev Avalanche LTZ, 114,000 kms, DVD, leather, Navigation........................................................................................$28,995 2008 Chev Silverado 2500, Ext. Cab, SLE, 105,700 kms .....$34,995 2008 Ford F350, Dually, Diesel, Lariat, 97,600 kms ..............$34,995 2008 Ford F150, Crew cab, 4x4, 84,600 kms .........................$24,995 2008 Dodge Ram, Mega Cab, gas, 180,200 kms ...................$18,995 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 SLT, Crew Cab, Diesel ........................$33,999 2008 Ford Ranger, 99,100 kms...................................................$13,995 2008 Ford F350, Crew cab, Lariat, Diesel, 145,000 kms......$33,995 2008 Ford F250, Ext cab, Diesel, 129,500 kms.......................$27,995 2008 Ford F350, 163,300 kms.....................................................$29,995 2008 Ford F350 King Ranch, 89,638 kms ...............................$39,995 2008 Ford F350 Lariat, 56,800 kms...........................................$39,999 2008 Chev Silverado 1500 Ext Cab, 70,800 kms................... $22,995 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 GFX, Crew cab, 48,500 kms.............$28,995 2008 Ford F250 Lariat Crew Cab, Gas...................................... $28,995 2009 Dodge Ram 2500, Mega Cab, Diesel, 119,300 kms.... $35,995 2009 Dodge Ram 1500, 64,500 kms.........................................$25,995 2009 Dodge Ram 1500, 59,700 kms.........................................$26,995 2009 Dodge Ram 1500, 73,000 kms.........................................$25,995 2009 Ford F150, Pearl White “Platinum Edition”, 43,100 kms...................................................................................... $39,995 2009 FORD F350 Crew Cab, Lariat, PST PD, Diesel .............. $28,995 2010 Dodge Ram 3500, Dually, Diesel, 133,300 kms........... $39,995 2010 GMC Sierra 2500, Crew cab, Leather, Diesel, 123,700 kms.................................................................................... $43,995 2010 Ford F150, Ext Cab, XLT, 104,500 kms...........................$24,995 2010 Ford F150, King Ranch, 102,700 kms.............................$33,995 2010 Ford F150 Harley Davidson, 99,800 kms ......................$38,995 2011 Buick Enclave, 25,200 kms ...............................................$39,995 2011 Ford F150 XTR Crew, 35,000 kms................................... $31,995 2011 Ford F250, Ext Cab, XLT, 49,400 kms .............................$32,995







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2011 Dodge Charger L1402 $164 B/W............................................Was $31,995 Sale Price $27,495*

(Stock #M6549)

Sale Price

Freight In

$20,498* $126 BiWeekly

2012 RAM 1500 QUAD CAB SXT 4X4

Sale Price

$214 B/W............................................ Was $40,920 Sale Price $35,986*

Freight In

$17,998* $106 BiWeekly 2012 DODGE CARAVAN

$226 B/W............................................ Was $41,520 Sale Price $35,784* $210 B/W............................................. Was $56,170 Sale Price $49,480

2011 Dodge Charger R/T Mopar Special Edition L1405 $257 B/W............................................ Was $48,070 Sale Price $43,287* $158 B/W............................................ Was $40,445 Sale Price $29,986*

Freight In

$25,998* $20,498* $126 BiWeekly

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland L6456 *REDUCED* $293 B/W............................................ Was $56,445 Sale Price $49,519*

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee X Pkg L6435 *REDUCED* $240 B/W............................................ Was $49,095 Sale Price $40,980*


James Kennedy Sales Consultant

Mark Walcer Fleet & Lease Manager

Gary Polishak Sales Consultant

Dave Larkins Sales Consultant

Lianne Rae Business Manaqer

Wayne Fast Sales Consultant

Keith Monette Sales Consultant

Phil Holmes Sales Consultant

Mike Zogheib Sales Consultant

Marla Robb Business Manager

Tim Kurtenbach Sales Consultant

Danny Rhode Sales Consultant

Lyle Hamilton Sales Consultant

Dave Dash Sales Consultant

Bill Elliott Sales Consultant

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2012 Ram 1500 Crew Cab Sport 4x4 M8933 2012 Dodge Journey SXT M6530 $156 B/W................................................................. Sale Price $25,389*

2012 Dodge Durango M6817 $287 B/W................................................................. Sale Price $33,980*

2012 Ram 2500 4x4 Diesel M9222 $294 B/W................................................................. Sale Price $48,977*

2012 Dodge Challenger M1102 $211 B/W................................................................. Sale Price $35,474*

2012 Dodge Charger R/T M1101 $275 B/W................................................................. Sale Price $46,355*

2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4 Door M6013 $205 B/W................................................................. Sale Price $34,435*

2012 Jeep Patriot Limited 4 Door M4301

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T L7462

Sale Price Sale Price

$153 BiWeekly

$211 B/W............................................ Was $39,190 Sale Price $35,480*

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo L6424 Demo *REDUCED*

Preston Ave. S.

(Stock #M8402)

2011 Jeep Liberty Limited 4x4 L6201 Demo

2011 Dodge Durango Citadel AWD L6819 *REDUCED*

Freight In

NEW 2012 ARRIVALS $227 B/W................................................................. Sale Price $33,956*

2011 Chrysler 300 Limited L4702

(Stock #M1713)

DEMO Blow Out

$188 B/W................................................................. Sale Price $30,220*

2012 Jeep Compass Sport 4x4 M6114 $106 B/W................................................................. Sale Price $26,698*

2012 Jeep Liberty Limited 4x4 M6202 $237 B/W................................................................. Sale Price $38,790*

2012 Jeep Grad Cherokee Laredo 4x4 M6414 $1238 B/W............................................................... Sale Price $38,389*

Financing Special, 4.99% up to 96 months on 2011 models O.A.C. See dealer for details.

2200 8th Street East Saskatoon SK Corner of 8th & Preston • 1-800-667-4755 • 374-2120

*All prices & payments are plus taxes & fees. Selling price reflects all discounts and rebates off plus taxes & fees. Discount includes ALL rebates & discounts off in lieu low financing. Bonus Cash or n/c coupons used in all prices advertisied. ***See Dodge City for details. Plus applicable taxes & fees due at signing. Vehicles not exactly as illustrated. Some exceptions should apply. **Payments bi-weekly with $0 Down plus taxes & fees. 96 month fixed rate financing. All prices include Freight & PDI. See Dealer for Details. Dealer License Number 911673




BRAINS AND B RAWN New T9 Series 4WD tractors give you the power you need and the advanced performance you want. High-capacity axles, industry-leading hydraulics, advanced transmission control and ultra-efficient engines with EcoBlue™ technology are housed in a chassis size to match your needs. Brains and brawn. New Holland knows it takes both to get the job done right: UP TO 670 MAX ENGINE HP HEAVY-DUTY FRAME AND AXLES SIDEWINDER™ II ARMREST CONTROLS NEW INTELLIVIEW™ III TOUCH-SCREEN DISPLAY FULLY INTEGRATED INTELLISTEER™ GUIDANCE OPTION

U S E D E QU I P M E N T USED TRACTORS CASE 1390, ‘81, HN2874B ......................... $8,995 H CASE 9390, ‘98, 710/70R38 TIRES, 425 HP, 12 SPD STD, FULL FRT & REAR WT PKG, OUTBACK ST2 GUIDANCE, 4 HYD N21651A ............................... CALL FOR DETAILS K CASE STX375, ‘02, PN2840A ................. $160,000 P DEUTZ DX160, ‘82, 18.4X38 D, 2 HYDS., HC2494 .................................................. $11,500 H FORD 8630, ‘91 HC2899 ......... CALL FOR DETAILS H JD 8640, ‘79, POWER QUAD, PTO, 50 SERIES ENGINE, UP GRADED, 20.8X38 DUALS, C21795 .... $27,000 K JD 9520, ‘02, 450 HP, W/PS.800/70R38 D, 4 HYD, 800R38 TIRES, PS, AUTOGUIDANCE/STEERING, LOSS MONITOR, HN2820A ............................. $173,900 H JD 9520, ‘02, 450 HP, W/PS.800/70R38 D, N21907A ............................... CALL FOR DETAILS H MF 1105, W/LEON 707 LDR, 24.5X32 REAR, 11.00X16 FRT, 2 HYD, HN2395B ............. $13,900 H MF 2775, ‘81, 3 HYDS., 1000 PTO, N20983A ................................................ $15,000 K NH 8160, ‘99, HC2898 ............. CALL FOR DETAILS H NH 8670, ‘94, HN2989C ........................... $43,990 H NH TM190, DUALS, 4 HYD , GRAPPLE LDR QUICK 790, MIDMOUNT, JOY STICK, DLX AIR SEAT W/HEAT, PN2630A ................................................ $96,000 P NH TV145, ‘04, PN 2744A ....................... $104,000 P NH TV6070, PN2747A............................. $115,000 P NH 9040, ‘08, DLX CAB, HYD LIGHTS, DIFF LOCK, AM/ FM/CD, 800 70R38 FRT & REAR, N21690A .............................................. $235,000 K NH TG285, 16.9X30 FRT, 20.8X42 REAR D, 4 HYD, 3 PT, PTO, PN2913A ................................. $122,500 P NH T9040, DLX CAB, 4 HYDS, DIFF LOCK, 800-70R38, N21691A .............................................. $235,000 K NH 9060, ‘08, DLX CAB, DIFF LOCK, N21548A .............................................. $254,000 K

VERS 1150, REBUILT ENG & TRANS, 800 TIRES, 450 HP, 8 SPD, ATOM JET PUMP, C21627 ...... $75,000 K

AIR SEEDERS BOURG 138, PB2496D .................................$3,000 P BOURG 2130, ‘95, RTH, PB2345B ................$6,000 P BOURG 2155, ‘88, 1610 RITE-WAY PACKER, 40’, 3 B, 8” SPC, AIR KIT, GRAN KIT, FLOATING HITCH, PB2854B ................................CALL FOR DETAILS P BOURG 2155H, ‘97, L/U AUG, DIAMOND TIRES, B21361B ....................................................$7900 K BOURG 4300, ‘97, CTM, DS, RICE TIRES, HOMEMADE 4TH TANK, FOR INNOCULANT, B21674C ............................... CALL FOR DETAILS K BOURG 5350, ‘00, SS, 3 T, RTH, RICE TIRES, PB2832A ................................................ $43,450 P BOURG 5350, ‘02, SS, 3 T, RTH RICE TIRES, PB2833A ................................................ $47,400 P BOURG 5350, ‘02, CTM, MRA, SINGLE FAN, RICE TIRES REAR, LUG TIRES FRT, B21667A .. $118,000 K BOURG 5350, ‘02, SS, 3 T, RTH, DIAMOND TREAD TIRES, PB2834A...................................... $47,400 P BOURG 5350, DS, CTM, MAN RATE ADJ, 491 MON, 30.5X32 DMND TREAD, PB2609A ................................CALL FOR DETAILS P BOURG 6000, ‘08, 90’, 11LX16 TIRES, B21511A ................................................ $33,000 K FLEXI 2340, ’01, TBH, DBL FAN, MECH RATE, N21507A ................................................ $26,000 K FLEXI 3450, ‘99, PB2831A ....................... $40,500 K JD 1900, ‘01, 40H, 4 B, SS, 9” SPC, B21671B ................................................ $78,000 K MORRIS 6180, HN2369H ........................... $4,900 H


BOURG 3310, ‘09, SS, MRBS, 4.8 PKRS, LEADING AIR KIT, B21673A ........................................ $174,000 K BOURG 3310, ‘10, PB2657A ................................CALL FOR DETAILS P BOURG 3310, ‘10, BO 6550 AIR TANK TRAIL, WALKING DUALS, INNER AND OUTER WING, 4.5 RND SEMI PNEUMATIC, 65’, 3/4” ATOM JET OPENER, ANHYDROUS TUBE, 4T, PB2848A ................... $271,000 P BOURG 3310, 65’, 10” SPC, SS AIR, SERIES 25 MRB’S HYD, 3/4” CHROME TIP, 4.8” PNEUMATIC PACKER, WHLS, EDGE ON FRONT, DEL, KN HOLDER, B21677A .............................................. $179,000 K BOURG 3310, ‘10, PB2852A .....CALL FOR DETAILS P BOURG 5710, ‘96,W/2155 AIR SEEDER, B21666B ................................................ $45,000 K BOURG 5710, ‘99, 24’, W/MRBS NH3 RAVEN, AUTO RATE 3 1/2” STL, 3/4” OPENERS, SS, W/ BOURG 3225 AIR CART, HR2801B ....................... $76,900 H BOURG 5710, ‘01, 54’, 9.8” SPC 330#, MRB’S, NH3 KIT, SS, 3/4” CARBIDE OPENERS, 31/2” STEEL PKRS, B21663A ................................................ $68,000 K BOURG 5710, ‘02, 47’ 9.8” SPC, SS AIR KIT, MRBS, NH/ KIT, 3” RUB PKRS W/ 5350, SINGLE FAN, B21626A .............................................. $111,000 K BOURG 5710, ‘03, 54’, B21350A .............. $75,000 K BOURG 5710, ‘04, 64’, MRBS, PB2601A ................................................ $89,000 P BOURG 5710, 54’, PB2641A ..................... $75,000 P BOURG 5710, ‘10, 64’, 3 1/2” STEEL PACKER, DBL CASTER, MRB’S, 9.8” SPACING, 330 TRIP, S.S, B21782A .............................................. $138,000 K BOURG 5710, 54’, 9.8” SPC, SS AIR KIT, SERIES 20 MRBS NH3, 3 1/2” STEEL PKRS, 3” OPENERS CARBIDE, 330# B21355B ............. CALL FOR DETAILS K BOURG 5212, ‘05 W/ FLEXI 3850 TANK, B21600A .............................................. $102,000 K FLEXI 500, ‘99, W/FLEX 3450 AIRCART, HR2925B ............................... CALL FOR DETAILS H

HWY. #3, KINISTINO, SK — Bill, David H, Jim, Kelly SPRAYER DEPARTMENT, KINISTINO — Jay, Darrel HWY. #5, HUMBOLDT, SK — Paul, Tyler 235 38TH ST. E., PRINCE ALBERT, SK — Brent, Aaron


FLEXI 5000, ‘02, 57’, ¾” OPENERS, 2 ¼” PKRS, 9” SPC, 550#, W/2340, PB2290A................. $75,000 P FLEXI SYS 82, 60’, 4 B, B21330B ................$4,900 K JD 737, 40’, 10” SPC, DS, 3” STEEL PKRS, 3” PC ROW STEATH OPEN, W/787 AIR SEEDER, DS, MECHANICAL RATE, B21042C....................................... $61,000 K JD 1800, 03, W/ 1910 JD AIRCART, HR2925A .............................................. $115,000 H MORRIS MAX 2, ‘02, W/2002 MORRIS 7300, TBT, DS, 4 1/2 STEEL PKRS, ATOM JET SIDE BAND, HF2672A ................................................ $68,900 H MORRIS MAX 2, ‘02, 60’, 10” SPC, 3 ½” STEEL PKRS, BLOCKAGE MON, HN2368B..................... $69,950 H MORRIS MAX 2, ‘02L 49’ MAX2 AIRDRIL XKA, 5850, 10” SPC, 3 1/2 STEEL PKRS, SS, ATOM JET BOOTS C/W MORRIS 7300 TBT, HR2981A ........... $58,500 H SEEDMASTER TXB, ‘07, 65’-10” SPC, DAM WHEELS ON WINGS, NH3 W/JOHN BLUE, METERING DS, 28LX26 SINGLE REAR, TIRES BOURG AIR KIT, DUAL WING CASTORS, HR2759A .................... $127,900 H

USED SPRAYERS APACHE 790, ‘99, KK21415A ................... $67,000 K APACHE 850, ‘05, 90’, EZ 500, EZSTEER, EZ BOOM, 4 DIVIDERS, FLOATS, 800G, N21770B ...... $126,500 K BG QF1500, ‘01, KK21703D ..................... $12,800 K FIELD HAWK, ‘07, 90’ 1200 GSS, RAVEN GPS, N21778A .............................................. $125,000 K MILLER G75, ‘10, 1200 GAL TANK, 120’ BOOMS, 3 WAYS, ULTRAGLIDE, ELEC. ADJ, 380 R90/46 TIRES, N21884A .............................................. $219,000 K MILLER 4240, 10, 100’, 1200 POLY, RAVEN GPS, KK21601A ............................................ $284,000 K SPRAY AIR 3600-110TS, KK21557B........ $25,000 K WILMAR 765, C21729A............................ $45,000 K WILMAR 8500, KK21571B ..................... $100,000 K

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Huge Inventory Of Used, New & Rebuilt Combine & Tractor Parts. Tested And Ready To Ship. We Purchase Late Model Equipment For Parts. Dealer for Logan potato boxes, conveyors and Tristeel Mfg. potato polishers, tote fillers, washline equip. Largest inventory of used potato equip. Dave 204-254-8126, Grande Pointe, MB.

USED 7’ SCHULTE frount mount snowblower, good condition, $1200. Was on IH 1086. Phone 306-237-4790, Perdue, SK. 2- 9600F SCHULTE snowblowers, 2004 models, shedded since new, very low hours, mint condition. Will fit various tractors. $13,000 ea. Call Garth 306-739-2897 or 306-577-8365, Wawota, SK. AGROTREND 3 pt. snowblowers, 42” to 120”, made in Ontario, limited availability larger sizes. Order Now! Call Cam-Don MEDICINE HAT TRACTOR Salvage Inc. on Specializing in new, used, and rebuilt agri- Motors 306-237-4212, Perdue, SK. cultural and construction parts. Buying ag and construction equipment for dismant l i n g . C a l l t o d ay 1 - 8 7 7 - 5 2 7 - 7 2 7 8 , Medicine Hat, AB.

Harvest Salvage Co. Ltd. 1-866-729-9876 5150 Richmond Ave. East Brandon, MB New Used & Re-man parts Tractors Combines Swathers SALVAGE TRACTOR ARRIVALS, Ford 7710, 7610, 7600, 6600, 5000, 8210, 8340, 4000, 8N, Super Major, County. IH 5488, 885, 784, 844, 574, 756, B275. Nuffield 4/65, 10/60. David Brown 1690, 1394, 1210, 885. MF 95, 65, 35, 3165. JD 4010. Volvo 650, 800. Ph. 306-228-3011, Unity, SK. WRECKING TRACTORS, SWATHERS, BALERS, COMBINES


CONTERRA SNOW DOZER BLADE fits all skidsteers, JD 640, 740 and also loaders. Excellent for moving snow and dirt, 96”, $3899. Call 1-877-947-2882 or view online at TORO WALK BEHIND SNOWBLOWER, $900; several new Cub Cadet snowblowers; Ariens 10-32 walk behind snowblower, $800. 204-667-2867, fax 204-667-2932, Winnipeg, MB. FARM KING and SCHULTE snowblowers in stock! Call now and beat the winter rush! Sizes from 60” to 117”. See your nearest Flaman store or call 1-888-435-2626 or visit JD FRONT MOUNT 59” snowblower, fits JD 3120 to 3720, and most JD compact utility tractors, used only 4 hours, $4500 OBO. 306-243-4811, Outlook, SK.


2001 APACHE 890 Plus, 200 HP Cummins engine, 6 spd. auto Funk trans., 1018 hrs., 100’ boom, Trimble 500 AutoSteer, Raven autorate, foam marker, 850 gal. tank, 4 Tridekon crop dividers, 2 sets of rear tires, $105,000 OBO; 2004 Case/IH Patriot 4260, 100’ boom, 1200 gallon tank, AutoBoom, rate controller, AutoSteer, sectional control/mapping, crop dividers, foam marker, $120,000 OBO. 403-934-4243, 403-934-4244, Strathmore, AB. 2006 JD 4720 sprayer, GPS with a 2600 display, 800 gal. poly tank, 5-way nozzles, foam marker, hyd. wheel extension, 90’ booms, new back tires, 2400 hrs, other options, asking $160,000 OBO. 403-876-2683, Big Valley, AB. 2011 APACHE 1020 sprayer, 115 hrs., balance of warranty, HD front end, 1000 gal., 100’, AutoBoom, full trimble hyd. AutoSteer, $164,500. Call Sacha, Brandon, MB, 204-570-1139. 2006 WILMAR EAGLE 8500, 90’, 2400 hrs, Outback GPS, mapping, etc, extra tires, crop dividers, other options. Prince Albert, SK. 306-961-6170. 1990 GALLENBERG XT 600, 5.9 Cummins, 110’ boom, 600 gal. SS tank, hydro 4 WD, 4300 hrs., Outback S3 mapping, AutoSteer and Automate. Great sprayer, $25,000. Call Ben, 403-501-0636, Rosemary, AB. MILLER CONDOR A75, w/103’ Spray-Air boom, 1200 gallon tank, mechanical drive, auto boom, AccuBoom, auto steer, 2 sets of tires, 1275 hrs. Randy, 306-365-4212 or 306-365-8386, Guernsey, SK. 2010 JOHN DEERE 4730, 100’, 670 hrs., boom height and section control, GPS w/2600 display, poly, 2 sets of tires. 306-536-3870, Regina, SK. 2010 JD 4830, 100’, equipped with all GPS, AutoSteer, Boom height, swath Pro., hyd. tread, 1000 SS, 2 end nozzles, 690 hrs., $235,000 OBO. Duane 306-747-4435, 306-961-8817 cell, Shellbrook, SK. 2007 APACHE AS-1010, 1000 gal., 100’ boom, 1500 hrs, 215 HP, AutoSteer, Raven Envisio-Pro, auto shut-off, AutoHeight control, incl. floater tires, exc. cond., fully loaded $125,000. 306-535-7708 Sedley SK 2001 854 ROGATOR, 90 or 110’ boom, 2 sets of tires, Raven AutoSteer, auto height and sectional control, 2750 hrs. $87,500. 306-742-5912 Churchbridge, SK. 2010 JD 4930, 415 hrs, 2 sets tires, Hi-flo pump, fence row nozzles, 5-way nozzles w/SS boom piping, GS2 monitor, extended warranty, mint condition and priced to sell. Call 204-522-0926, Medora, MB. CASE 4420 sprayer, 2009, 1200 hrs, 120’ autofold boom, 1200 gal. SS tank. 320x 55R42 Firestone and 650x65R38 Michelin tires, Raven viper, SmarTrax, AutoBoom, sectional control, aim command, leather, HID lighting, active suspension. $245,000. 306-731-7129, Govan, SK. 2011 1194 ROGATOR, 360 hrs., 120’ booms, 2 sets of tires, loaded, $260,000. 306-228-8223, Warman, SK.

FARM KING 1080 snowblower, 108” wide, dual auger, hyd. chute, great shape. Bought new and used one season, then sold tractor, $6250 OBO. 204-346-2528, 2006 JD 4720, 1366 hrs., 90’ boom, 800 DEUTZ TRACTOR SALVAGE: Used parts Ste. Anne, MB. gal. tank, traction control, 5 position nozfor Deutz and Agco. Uncle Abes Tractor, zles, Auto-Trac and Greenstar ready, foam 519-338-5769, fax 338-3963, Harriston ON markers. Very clean shedded farmer o w n e d s p r a y e r. A s k i n g $ 1 4 5 , 0 0 0 . AGRA PARTS PLUS, parting older tractors, tillage, seeding, haying, along w/oth- COMMERCIAL SILAGE, TRUCK BODIES, 306-947-2812, Hepburn, SK. trailers. Well constructed, heavy duty, taer Ag equipment. 3 miles NW of Battle1993 WILLMAR 765, 87’, tires- 80%, pered w/regular grain gates or hyd. silage new: hyd. pump, water tank, sellinoids, ford, SK. off #16 Hwy. Ph: 306-445-6769. gates. CIM, Humboldt, SK, 306-682-2505. exc., $35,000. 306-869-2635, Radville SK LOEFFELHOLZ TRACTOR AND COMBINE Salvage, Cudworth, SK., 306-256-7107. YOUNG’S EQUIPMENT INC. For all your CIH 4420, 120’, $269,000; 2010 JD 4830, We sell new, used and remanufactured silage equipment needs call Kevin or Ron 230 hrs., $256,000; 2008 Miller A75, 1200 toll free 1-800-803-8346, Regina, SK. gal., 275 HP, $165,000; Willmar 6400, 4 parts for most farm tractors and combines. WD, $39,000. Hergott Farm Equipment, G.S. TRACTOR SALVAGE, JD tractors 2004 JD 7500 forage harvester, no PU 306-682-2592, Humboldt, SK. reel, 1910 hrs, w/wo 30’ straight cut headonly. 306-497-3535, Blaine Lake, SK. er, $155,000. 403-684-3540, Brandt, AB HAGIE 280, 3100 hrs., JD guidance, TRIPLE B WRECKING, wrecking tractors, $29,000. Trailer available. 780-961-4028, combines, cults., drills, swathers, mixmills. 2008 LUCKNOW 2270 twin screw verti- Westlock, AB. cal mix wagon, low usage, asking $36,000. etc. We buy equipment. 306-246-4260, A l s o 3 4 0 F a r m A i d , $ 4 , 5 0 0 . 2003 JD 4710, 2950 hrs, 90’ boom, GS2 306-441-0655, Richard, SK. 306-224-4272, Windthorst, SK. w/AutoTrac, swath control, hyd. tread adjust, 320 and 20.8 tires, mint! $136,500 SEXSMITH USED OBO. 204-326-0117, Ste. Anne, MB. FARM PARTS LTD. 2007 4720 JD, 1400 hrs, 90’ boom, very nice, $155,000. Delivery available. Call Sexsmith, Alta. 701-240-5737. Email: 2004 SS115, 134’, 1250 gal. tank, dual nozzles, rinse tank, wash wand, sense row YOUR ONE STOP FOR NEW, nozzles, windscreens. $19,000. DROP DECK semi style sprayer trailers USED & REBUILT AG PARTS. 403-634-1373, Enchant, AB. Air ride, tandem and tridems. 45’ - 53’. Dismantling all major makes & 2003 FLEXI-COIL 67XL susp. boom, 90’, SK: 306-398-8000; AB: 403-350-0336. 1250 gal. tank, triple nozzle bodies, wind NEW 710/70R38 rims and tires for JD models of tractors, combines, screens, rinse tank, wand wash, exc. cond. 4710, 4720, and 4730, $15,000/set. swathers, balers, Call Rod at 306-463-7713, Kindersley, SK. forage harvesters, 9 0 0 / 5 0 R 4 2 M i c h e l i n fo r 4 9 3 0 J D, 2008 NH FF216, 100’ suspended boom, 650/65R38 for JD 4830. 306-697-2856, Plus Much More. triple nozzles, induction tank, 1600 US Grenfell, SK. gal., 18.4x38 tires, $45,000. 306-259-4881, 306-946-9513, Young, SK. Buying Farm Equipment 2006 TOPAIR SPRAYER, 132’, 1600 gal. For Dismantling. Raven 4400, 6 stage AutoBoom, duals, mix tank, 2” and 3” float susp., 3-way nozzles. Ernest 306-267-4815, Big Beaver, SK. PREECEVILLE, SASKATCHEWAN


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2000 MORRIS MAGNUM II, 61’ 12” spacing, double shoot, TBT, 7300 tank, third compartment. $57,500 OBO. Bow Island, AB. 403-545-6159, 403-952-0624, 403952-2506 2008 CIH SDX 40’ disc drill and 3380 TBT 2001 FLEX-COIL 5000 51’ air drill, 9” SS, var. rate, $104,000. 306-672-3711 or spacing, steel wheels, 3450 cart, TBH, 306-672-7616, Gull Lake, SK. variable rate blockage, 2000 acres on SEED HAWK 2007, 66’, 12” spacing, rear Dutch side band. Kincaid, SK. Cell: steer, Agtron 260 every seed run, one per 306-264-7888; Home: 306-264-3836. tower on fert. (8), onboard 500 bu. triple 1997 FLEXI-COIL 40’ 6000, double shoot, tank, set up for NH3, NH3 hyd. trailer with 3450 TBH, extra fine roller. $43,900. winch. 306-646-4612, Redvers, SK. 306-948-2810, Biggar, SK. EZEE-ON 48’ 7550, steel packers, dual Dutch carbide openers, w/2005 1997 FLEXI-COIL 51’ 5000, 9”, 550 lb, 3.5” shoot, 4350 cart, 3 comp., exc. cond., steel packers, single shoot, $35,000. Cam- Ezee-On $50,000. 780-872-2832, Paradise Hill, SK Don Motors 306-237-4212, Perdue, SK. FLEXI-COIL 6000, Barton openers, 12” spacing, 40’, exc. cond., selling w/wo 3450 air cart, 3 bin plastic tanks, hyd. variable drive, dual fan, 10” loading auger, TBT. 780-741-3714 or 780-787-8293, Vermilion AB. Email:

2010 NH Precision P2070, 70’, 10” spacing, double shoot, blockage, Atom Jet, NH3 twin band openers, P1060 TBH variable rate cart. 306-536-3870, Regina, SK 1999 FLEXI-COIL 5000 air drill, 33’ with 9” spacing, single shoot with 3.5” carbide tip, wing openers, and 3.5” steel packers, 1720 tank, above average cond., $37,000. 306-747-8017, Shellbrook, SK. BOURGAULT 3310, 65’, 10” spacing, MRB’s, V-style packing tires, $175,000. 306-648-3675, Gravelbourg, SK. 33’ CASE/CONCORD 3310 drill (red) c/w Flexi-Coil 2320 TBH tank, double shoot, 10” spacing, 3-bar harrows, complete unit always shedded, exc. cond, $47,500. 780-608-0556, Camrose, AB.

FLEXI-COIL 51’ 5000 w/12” spacings, new carbide paired row openers and carbide tips, c/w two 2320 carts, one TBT the other TBH, TBT has 3rd tank. Phone 306-634-9980, Estevan, SK. 5710 42’ BOURGAULT, 3225 tank, deluxe monitor, dbl. shoot, 3/4”x3 stealth openers, $48,000. 306-463-3677 Netherhill, SK. 1996 GREAT PLAINS 45’, 7.5” spacing, TBT tank, carbide tips, heavy shanks, steel press, vg cond. $19,000 OBO. 204526-7293, 204-723-2204, Treherne, MB. CROSS SLOT DRILL, 30’ 35 opener drill on 10” spacing on Flexi-Coil 6000 frame. Used 2 seasons approx. 5000 ac. total, brand new discs. Meadow Lake SK. Call Joel 403-396-5714. 1997 40’ CASE/IH Concord (Red), 10” spacing, 5 plex, spring cushion C shanks, farmland boots with knock-on sweeps, harrows, liquid kit and 2300 Case/IH Concord C tank, Rice tires, $47,000. A.E. Chicoine Farm Equipment Ltd., Storthoaks, SK, 306-449-2255.

FLEXI-COIL 7500 70’, 10” spacing, 3.5” Dutch openers, 3.5” steel packers, all new hoses last year, exc. cond. Selling w/wo 3450 air cart. Vermilion, AB. 780-741-3714 or 780-787-8293, 1996 MORRIS MAXIM, 40’, with 7180 TBH, 7.5” spacing, single shoot, steel packers, DAVIDSON TRUCKING, PULLING AIR auger extension for semi, good condition. drills/ air seeders, packer bars, Alberta and Sask. 30 years experience. Bob $35,000. 306-834-8141, Kerrobert, SK. Davidson, Drumheller, 403-823-0746 1996 52’ BOURGAULT 5710 air drill, 7” spacing, 2004 Bourgault 5350 air tank, sin- 2008 MORRIS MAXIM III 60’, double gle shoot, rear hitch, always shedded, shoot, AtomJet side band openers, 450 bu. tank, low acres. 306-278-2518, Porcupine $45,000 OBO. 701-720-0159, Minot, ND. Plain, SK. 1999 HARMON 4480 air drill, w/3100 TBH, 9.6” spacing, carbide openers, paired row 64’ BOURGAULT 5710, 9.8” spacing, single w / 4 ” V p a c k e r s , $ 3 0 , 0 0 0 O B O . shoot, 4.5” steel packers, 3.5” Atom Jets, granular application system c/w 5440 cart 306-826-5665, Marsden, SK. $79,000 OBO. 780-876-0634, Debolt, AB 1830 JD air drill, double shoot, Atom Jet 1998 MORRIS MAXIM, 39’, Atom Jet openers, 10” spacing, only 2500 acres, exc. openers, 7180 tank, 10” spacing, double cond, $65,000. 306-229-4319 Warman, SK shoot, excellent shape, field ready, 1996 FLEXI-COIL 33’, 1720 TBH tank, sin- $35,000. 306-768-3500, Carrot River, SK. gle shoot, 550 lb. trips, 9” spacing, 3.5” 2003 MORRIS MAX II, 40’, 10” spacing, steel packers, $33,900. 306-949-8407, 4” steel, single shoot, 7180 tank, shank Parry, SK. type NH3 kit, approx. 12,000 acres. Excel2010 CASE/IH 800 PRECISION DRILL, lent, $58,900. Nipawin, SK. 306-862-2387 60’, 10” spacings, high flotation tires, or 306-862-2413. blockage monitor, dutch openers, 3850 air 2001 JD 1860, 42’ single shoot disc drill, cart. Ph. 204-937-2669, Roblin, MB. 7.5” spacing, 1890 series opener upgrades. FOR SALE: 44’ JD 730 drill, 7-1/2” spacing, Haukaas markers, c/w 2003 Flexi-Coil c/w 787 tank, single shoot, unit shedded, 3450 TBT air cart, mechanical drive, $24,000. Please call: 204-825-8495 or $70,000 OBO. 780-837-1313, Falher, AB. 204-873-2487, Morden, MB. 2005 SEED MASTER SXG380, 44’, 12” spacing, anhydrous and Raven kits, ultra pro rollers, $105,000. 306-453-2358, 306-577-8771 cell, Carlyle, SK. 2009 BOURGAULT 6550 ST, 4-tank metering, cab rate adjust, bag lift, deluxe auger; 2008 5710, 54’, 9.8” spacing, MRB, 4” rubber packers. Always shedded. Daysland, AB. Phone 780-679-7117. 2007 50’ SEED HAWK, 10” spacing, NH3, John Blue mechanical controller, Alpine liquid kit and pump, Morris 8425 tank. ExBART’S TRANSPORT INC. Specializing in cellent cond., $120,000. 780-618-5538, towing air drills. Saskatchewan/ Alberta Grimshaw, AB. only. 306-441-4316, North Battleford. FLEXI-COIL 7500 60’, year 2000, 10” 2006 SEED HAWK, 48-10 w/on board spacing, DS, 4” steel, under 20,000 acres, 2500 gal. liquid tank, c/w 4350 Bourgault $22,000, drill only/no tank. 306-862-2387 air tank; 1997 MORRIS MAXIM 3910 air or 306-862-2413, Nipawin, SK. drill, 6240 air cart, single shoot w/side 2011 BOURGAULT 3310 ParaLink hoe drill, band liquid. 306-457-7332, Stoughton, SK. 65’, 10” spacing, mid row coulters, double 2005 SEEDMASTER, 60’, 11” spacing, shoot, main run blockage on fertilizer and w/600 bu. on board Seedmaster tank, new seed, c/w 2011 Bourgault 6700 air tank knives last year, includes Alpine kit and w/X20 monitor. Phone 306-536-0890, Yel6 0 0 g a l . l i q u i d t a n k . $ 1 6 0 , 0 0 0 . lowgrass, SK. 306-642-8230, Moose Jaw, SK. ‘BOURGAULT PURSUING PERFECTION’ 1996 Flexi-Coil 5000, 57’ w/Flexi 4350 cart, $88,000; 2001 5710, 54’, double s h o o t , N H 3 , r u b b e r p a c ke r s , M R B , $99,000; 2002 Bourgault 5710 40’, double shoot, 3” rubber, $49,000; 2001 5710, 64’, 9.8” spacing, MRB’s, 3.5” rubber packers, w/2001 5440 air tank, $115,000; 2003 Bourgault 5710, 54’, double shoot, 3” rubber, $89,000; 1993 Flexi-Coil 5000/2320, single shoot, 3.5” steel, $59,000; 2000 Bourgault 5710, 64’, new 5-1/2” pneumatic packers, double shoot, $109,000; 2001 Bourgault 5440, double shoot, $58,000; Flexi-Coil 800/1610, 33’, $19,500; New 54’ Bourgault 8810 cult.; 2010 Bourgault 6000 90’ mid-harrow w/3225 Valmar; 2010 6000 90’ mid-harrow; 2006 Bourgault 5710, 54’, rubber packers, NH3 kit; 2006 3310, 55’, 10” spacing, MRB’s; 2010 5710, 74’, 5.5” packers; 2010 Bourgault 5810, 62’, double shoot, 5.5” packers 2011 3310/6550, 10” spacing, double shoot, w/6550 air cart with Zynx; 84’ Bourgault 7200 heavy harrow. Call for pricing. RD Ag Central, 306-542-3335 or 306-542-8180, Kamsack, SK. 2010 JD 1895 disc drill, 43’, MRB’s, liquid kit, double shoot, 430 bu. and conveyor. 306-436-2053 306-436-4418 Milestone SK

BOURGAULT 8800, 40’ w/2155 TBH tank, carbide tips, poly packers, Broadcast kit. Asking $20,000. 306-796-4508 or 306-796-7894, Central Butte, SK. 28’ 8800 BOURGAULT air seeder, w/2115 tank and mounted harrows. $15,000. Phone Ed at: 306-357-4713, Wiseton, SK.

2001 CASE CONCORD, 5010, 340 bu. cart, run monitoring, 5.5” packer tires, Fargo air monitor, closing discs, Edge-On s h a n k s , 5 5 0 l b. t r i p , w i t h o p e n e r s , $64,900. 204-761-5145, Rivers, MB. 50’ FLEXI-COIL 400, 7” spacing, mulchers, new shovels, 2320 TBH w/high flotation Trelleborgs, $20,000. 28’ JD 730 double disc w/new discs and scrapers, 170 bu. 7 8 7 TBT, $20,500; 41’ JD 1060 w/1610 Flexi-Coil, $9500. May sell units separate. C a s e / I H 2 3 0 0 cart, TBH, $8500. Can deliver. MacGregor MB, call Brian 204-685-2896, 204-856-6119. 1997 EZEE-ON 28’ air seeder, 10” spacing, 175 bu. tank, rubber packers, harrows $30,000. Gary 204-326-7000, Steinbach, MB.

70’ FLEXI-COIL SYSTEM 95 harrow packer unit, good condition. 306-398-4714, Cutknife, SK. WANTED: Flexi-Coil System 95 70’ or 80’ harrow packer. Prefer P30 and 5-bar straight tooth. Others considered. 780-875-8113 or 780-871-8110, Lloydminster, AB. 2011 BOURGAULT 7200, 72’, HEAVY harrows, 9/16 teeth, less than a month old. 204-851-1856, Reston, MB. 1997 FLEXI-COIL 60’ harrow packer, P20 p a c ke r s , v e r y g o o d s h a p e . $ 8 5 0 0 . 306-256-7179, Cudworth, sk. BRAND NEW 50’ Brandt Maxi (Phoenix) harrow, rotary, autofold, $43,800 OBO. 306-259-4982, 306-946-7446, Young, SK. 55’ DEGELMAN 7000 heavy harrow with 3255 Valmar. 430-638-0660, Madden, AB Email HARROW TINES for all makes of mounted harrows, standard harrow bars plus 9/16” and 5/8” diameter tines for heavy harrows. Book now for best prices. Booking ends December 31, 2011. Call Fouillard Implement 204-683-2221, St. Lazare, MB 2001 FLEXI-COIL SYSTEM 85, 70’ heavy harrows, teeth are 70%. $17,500 OBO. 403-888-5445 or 403-888-5446, Strathmore, AB.

FLEXICOIL 3450 AIR tank, TBT 340 bu, DS, new mani, new moni, nice cond, $30,000 OBO. Prince Albert, SK 306-7637593, 306-961-1835 2009 BOURGAULT MRBs for 55’ drill, like new, used 1 season, comes in sections, easy to install. $20,000 OBO. 306-763-7593, 306-961-1835, Prince Albert, SK 1997 BOURGAULT 3225 AIR TANK, rear hitch, excellent condition. $17,000 OBO. 306-328-4721, Bankend, SK. 2006 THREE HOPPER Convey-All tender unit, 600 bu., rear discharge, truck mount. 204-534-7651, Boissevain, MB. 2007 JD 1590 No-Till seed drill, 15’, 7.5” spacing, fert./grain box w/agitator, grass seed box, markers, done approx 4000 acres. 403-782-1009, Lacombe, AB. TWO JD 455, 30’, fold up, fertilize combination, 2002 models, $36,500 each. 403-308-1238, Taber, AB. WANTED: MELROE DRILLS in decent cond. w/fine seed meters. Will consider disc or hoe. 403-833-3749, Burdett, AB. WANTED: AIR SEEDER tank, Flexi-Coil or Bourgault, capable of 60 runs. Phone: 306-228-3698, Unity, SK. VISIT OUT WEBSITE See our new products for spring 2012. Our full carbide-triple shoot-paired row openers have fertilizer between seed rows and slightly below. We also have 1/4” SS liquid fertilizer lines delivering fertilizer to seed rows. Available for all paralink-C shank and edge on. Please watch our website for updates. Thank you for visiting our website. VW Mfg., Dunmore, AB. 403-528-3350. FLEXI-COIL 39’ 5000, 9”, 550 lb, 3” rubber, 2320 TBH, double shoot, $45,000. CamDon Motors Ltd. 306-237-4212, Perdue, SK ATOM-JET OPENERS, 76, C shank, DS, single side band, used 1 yr, like new. Half price $80 each, OBO. 306-763-7593, 306-961-1835, Prince Albert, SK. FOR SALE: HAYBUSTER Zero till drills, 10’, 14’; Two 10’ w/double disc bander, great shape, stored inside; 20’ haybuster air drill. Wanted: Haybuster drills for parts. 403-627-5429, Pincher Creek, AB. 1996 CONCORD 3503 air tank, 3 compartments and meters, 350 bu. split 30%, 40%, 30%, single shoot. Hydraulic fan, $20,000. Willing to trade for 3400 2 compartment tank. Phone 306-731-2843, Lumsden, SK.

WANTED: WING TYPE PACKER bar, 32’, west central Sask. 306-372-4644, Luseland, SK, 2011 AMITY single disc drill, dual shoot with banders, ISO-BUS monitor; 2011 Amity 5250 air tank, TBH or TBT. Priced to sell. 204-534-7651, Boissevain, MB. SEED HAWK 48’, 12” spacing, 357 tank, new fert. meters and NH3, $65,000; FlexiCoil 5000, 45’, 7.2” spacing, twin 1610 WISHEK HEAVY DISCS- 1,000 lbs. per tanks, $30,000. 204-534-7531, Minto, MB foot. These are the heaviest discs on the FLEXI-COIL 2340 air tank, 2002, 6-run market! Order now for spring delivery. Call tow behind. Call Gord 403-308-1135, Leth- Flaman Sales, Saskatoon, 306-934-2121 or 1-888-435-2626, or visit bridge, AB. BOURGAULT 8800 w/FLEXI-COIL 2320 FARM KING HEAVY DUTY field discs are tank, 36’, 8” spacing, poly packers, 2.5” now available at Flaman Sales, from 14’ to spread tips for single shoot or Stealth side 42’ widths. Book now for spring delivery! banders for double shoot, good cond., no Visit your nearest Flaman store or call 1-888-435-2626. rust, $27,000. 780-981-2474 Keg River, AB 2005 FLEXI-COIL 5000, 58’, 10” spacing, FLEXI-COIL 800, 40’, 1720 tank, w/320 2008 EZEE-ON 1275 15’ breaking discs, triple shoot, NH3, 440 bu. TBH cart, 1 sea- granular applicator, single or double very good condition, $17,500; JD 230 27’ son on packer bearings and boot tips, exc. shoot, premium condition, $19,000 OBO. discs, 20” blades, $5500 OBO. Broadview, $125,000. 780-608-0653, Strome, AB. 306-259-4982, 306-946-7446, Young, SK. SK. 306-696-7285.



1991 CCIL 807 deep tiller 35â&#x20AC;&#x2122;, 12â&#x20AC;? shovels, excellent shape. Call Gerald 204-641-4175, Arborg, MB. WANTED: BOURGAULT 8810 cultivator, 52â&#x20AC;&#x2122;-60â&#x20AC;&#x2122;, in good condition. 204-546-3154, Grandview, MB. 32â&#x20AC;&#x2122; CASE 496 disc, cushion gang, $13,000; IHC 4700, 34â&#x20AC;&#x2122; cultivator, w/1620 Valmar, $6500. Ph. 306-524-4960, Semans, SK. FENDT 820 VARIO TMS w/Quicke 990 loader and HLA snowing 4200 blade, GPS w/AutoSteer, 540/1000 PTO, 2120 hrs., front and rear 3 PTH, cab suspension, front axle suspension, $175,000. Call Bruce at 780-405-8638, Fort Saskatchewan, AB.

FLEXI-COIL 800 60â&#x20AC;&#x2122; chisel plow, 3-bar harrows, HoneyBee rod, $21,000. Phone 403-312-5113, located in Viscount, SK. 20â&#x20AC;&#x2122; WISHEK 842, $27,000. 306-273-4644, 306-621-6673, Rhein, SK. KELLO-BILT 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; TO 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; OFFSET DISCS c/w oilbath bearings, 26â&#x20AC;? to 36â&#x20AC;? blades. The Successful Farmers Choice. 1-888-500-2646

DEUTZ FAHR AGROPLUS 100, excellent condition! Low hrs. (1200), 4 WD, grapple loader and bucket, heat and AC, 6 cyl. engine. $33,000. Call Barry 780-366-3344, Myrnam, AB. 1987 DEUTZ 7085, FWA, open station, 85 HP, 3 PTH, 5900 hrs., Allied 794 FEL, $18,000. Phone 204-525-4521, Minitonas MB. Visit:

2001 LAND ROLLER, 45â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Degelman 7645, $22,000. Call Rick at 306-365-8623, Watrous, SK. 74â&#x20AC;&#x2122; OF 3.5â&#x20AC;? STEEL PACKERS on 9.8â&#x20AC;? spacing for 5710 Bourgault; Also 40â&#x20AC;&#x2122; of 8â&#x20AC;? space poly packers for Bourgault cultivator. 204-546-2086 or 204-648-7085, Grandview, MB.



BOURGAULT AIR SEEDER, 38â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Commander w/Bourgault 2115 II tank; Flexi-Coil 50â&#x20AC;&#x2122; harrow packer System 95, P20â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. Phone 780-872-2832, Paradise Hill, SK.

(306) 664-2378 COMPLETE SHANK ASSEMBLIES, Morris 7 Series Magnum; JD 1610, $135 ea.; JD 1610/610 (black) $180. 306-259-4923 306-946-7923, Young, SK.

STEIGER ST250 COUGAR, 3306 engine, 4 hyds., 14â&#x20AC;&#x2122; dozer blade, w/14â&#x20AC;&#x2122; wing blade. 306-538-4487, Kennedy, SK.

2010 STX 535 QUAD PRO, 635 hrs., 36â&#x20AC;? tracks, surveyors cab on susp., weight pkg, extra chrome, tow cable, Pro 600 monitor, full GPS, site glass on boogies, $325,000. Phone 780-405-8638, Ft. Sask., AB. Email CIH 784, 3 PTH, loader, $10,900. Call Gary 204-326-7000, Steinbach, MB. 2290 CASE, 8200 hrs, vg condition, new inside radials, uses no oil, powershift is DEGELMAN DOZER for Case/IH 9350, good. $10,000. 306-864-2994, Kinistino SK 6-way, 2 yrs. old. Phone 306-539-8590, 9280 CASE/IH, 6800 hrs., powershift, Regina, SK. 20.8x42 triples, exc. cond. 204-546-2086 WANTED: CASE 2090 MFWD, good condi- or 204-648-7085, Grandview, MB. tion. Call: 780-324-2198 evenings, High CASE/IH ST 385 QUAD, 2011. Two to Prairie, AB. choose from. 30â&#x20AC;? Camoplast tracks, diff. CASE/IH 9380, 3900 hrs, 24.5x32 rubber locks., high cap. pump, HID lighting, Nav 70%, Outback AutoSteer, powershift, II/ 262 receiver, high cap. drawbar. One c/w 1000 PTO. Call Gord 403-308-1135, $108,000. 306-843-7744, Wilkie, SK. Lethbridge, AB. 1991 CASE/IH 9280, 6360 hrs, 24.5x32 dual tires 90%, AutoSteer. Tractor is in 2011 CASE/IH MAXIM 125, FWA, 3 PTH, great condition, $75,000. Rick Wildfong new, $70,000; 1994 Case/IH 9280, high hrs., $35,000. Ph 306-322-2291 or cell: 306-734-2345 or 306-734-7721, Craik, SK. 306-322-7799, Rose Valley, SK. CASE/IH ST 385 QUAD, 2011, 323 hrs, 30â&#x20AC;? Camoplast tracks, diff locks, high cap. CASE/IH STEIGER built, 4 WD/Quads; pump, HID lighting, Nav II 262 receiver. Plus other makes and models. Call the 4WD Super Store! Trades welcome. We Call Gord 403-308-1135, Lethbridge, AB. deliver. Gord 403-308-1135, Lethbridge AB 2011 STX 500, 90 hrs., 800x38 duals, PTO, dry weights, pro 700, nav II, full Au- 1270 CASE DIESEL, cab, 18.4x38 duals, toSteer w/mapping, tier 4 emissions, HID redone powershift, low hrs., very cond. lights, deluxe cab, loaded. $275,000. 306- 1-877-564-8734, Roblin, MB. 383-7191, 306-287-8487, Quill Lake, SK. CASE/IH 9350, 1997, 4346 hrs, 20.8x38 triples, 4 hyds., very good condition. Call Gord 403-308-1135, Lethbridge, AB. LIZARD CREEK REPAIR and Tractor. We buy 90 and 94 Series Case 2 WD tractors for parts and rebuilding. Also have rebuilt tractors for sale. 306-784-2213 Herbert SK 2009 CASE/IH 125 Puma tractor, MFWD, 3 PTH, loaded w/options, 487 hrs., never had a loader or a blade, asking $89,000. 306-641-4890, 306-641-5814, Yorkton, SK



4690 CANADIAN EDITION, all new valves CASE 2594, low hrs., like new Michelins, and injection system, vg rubber, 4 hyds., very clean. 403-394-4401, Lethbridge, AB. PTO, $15,000. 306-296-4741 Frontier, SK. 1993 CASE/IH 9280, 4100 hrs, exc. cond. 2006 MXU135, 3614 HRS, MFWD, diff Phone 780-872-2832, Paradise Hill, SK. lock, left hand shuttle shift, cab suspension, hi/low powershift. LX750 heavy duty 7140 CASE/IH MAGNUM, FWA, 4300 hrs., loader, self-levelling, joystick, softride. good condition. Phone 204-546-2086 or 204-648-7085, Grandview, MB. $69,000. Call 306-231-9020, Humboldt, SK 1980 CASE 2290, 5700 hrs. powershift re- 2006 MX215, MFD, 4 hyd., 3 PTO, 3 PTH, done at 4100 hrs., always shedded. HD drawbar, rear duals, 1650 hrs., exc. condition. 306-629-3979, Morse, SK. 306-558-4444, Maple Creek, SK. CASE/IH 2294, 154 HP, 4x4, MFWD, 3 2007 STX480, 1971 hrs., powershift, PTH, Ezee-On loader w/grapple, 7988 hrs., 7 1 0 x 4 2 t i r e s , O u t b a c k Au t o S t e e r, AC, heater, completely serviced, field $169,000. 306-948-3949, Biggar, SK. ready, very nice condition, $29,000. 2000 8970 FORD New Holland, FWA, 5987 780-914-6532 days, 780-662-3913 eves., hrs., $54,000 OBO; 1996 8560 Ford New Tofield, AB. Holland, FWA, 6732 hrs., loader c/w grapple bucket, 3 PTH, bale fork $35,000 OBO; 1984 4490 Case 6194 hrs., $17,500 OBO. All units in excellent running condition and shedded. 403-888-5445, 403-888-5446, Strathmore, AB.

2001 FENDT 926 VARIO, 260 HP, 3149 hrs., c/w duals, mint, CVT, 53 kms/hr., LHR, Michelin 710 tires, front axle and cab suspension, 3 PTH, 1000 PTO, 4 hyds, $109,000. 780-206-1234, Barrhead, AB.


1986 PANTHER 1000 Steiger, 4 WD powershift, 20.8x38 tires, $20,000. A.E. Chicoine Farm Equipment, 306-449-2255, Storthoaks, SK. 9380 QUADTRACK, 5300 hrs, 14â&#x20AC;&#x2122;, 6-way grouser blade, 500 hrs on new tracks, injection pump, 4 hyd. remotes, powershift, ag. tractor from day one. South Central SK. Call 306-731-7129.

2007 JD 9620T, 36â&#x20AC;? tracks, Xenon HID light package, weight package, AutoTrac r e a dy, 1 2 2 8 h r s . A s k i n g $ 2 1 9 , 0 0 0 . 306-641-4890, 306-641-5814, Yorkton, SK JD 8650, PTO, very low original hours, exceptional condition, $37,900 OBO. 403-804-3202, Acme, AB.

4020, LATE MODEL, cab, straight, good tires, never had FEL. Blaine Lake, SK, 306-497-3535. JD 8960, 4 WD, 24 spd., 20.8x42 triples, 4 hyd., 7900 hrs., well maintained. 306-263-4944, Limerick, SK. 2004 JD 7320 MFWD, 16x16 partial powershift trans., LH reverser, 3400 hrs. $67,500 OBO. Gary 204-326-7000, Steinbach, MB JD 7710 MFWD; JD 7810 MFWD; JD 8200 MFD. Both with low hrs. and can be equipped with loaders. 204-522-6333, Melita, MB. 1982 JD 1040 w/cab, 3 PTH, JD 175 l o a d e r, $ 1 2 , 9 0 0 O B O . C a l l G a r y 204-326-7000, Steinbach, MB. CLEAN 2006 7320 w/741 loader, 2250 hrs., 24 spd., LH reverser, 40 kpm, 20.8x38 tires. $88,000. 403-356-0200 Red Deer AB. 1996 8770, 5080 hrs, 20.8R42 60%, 4 hyds., PTO, return line, field cruise, $78,000 OBO. 306-867-7073, Outlook, SK. 2004 9220 JD 4WD tractor, std. trans., 20.8x42 tires, GPS, w/AutoSteer, 3600 hrs., $136,000. A.E. Chicoine Farm Equipment, 306-449-2255, Storthoaks, SK. 2008 JD 9530, 800x70R38 Firestone duals, 1872 hrs., one owner. Asking $210,000. 306-641-5814, 306-641-4890, Yorkton, SK 2002 JD 7410, MFWD, 740 loader and 3 PTH, mint condition, $56,000. Calmar, AB. Phone 780-951-0783 or 780-940-2638. WANTED: STANDARD 3020 or 4020 JD, must be gas or propane powered. Phone 403-885-5598, Blackfalds, AB. 1992 4960, MFWD, 6920 hrs, 3 hyds., 20.8x42 radial duals, 280 loader and grapple, $64,000. 306-264-3834, Kincaid, SK. BEN PETERS JD Tractors Ltd., c/w Mitch Rouire, Box 72, Roseisle, MB. R0G 1V0. 204-828-3628 (shop), 204-750-2459 (cell). For Sale: 4455 MFWD, 3 PTH, 15 spd., w/wo FEL; 2- 4250 MFWD, 3 PTH, 15 spd.; 2950 MFWD, 3 PTH w/260 SL FEL; 4640 3 PTH, 3 hyds; 4440 quad, 3 PTH; 3140 3 PTH, new paint, tires, hi/low shift, mint; 1830 3 PTH. We also have loaders, buckets, grapples to fit JD tractors.

JD 4555, FWA, 740 loader and joystick, 8800 hrs., exc cond, $42,000. 403-308-1238 Taber, AB. JD 4010, 1500 hrs. since pump and motor d o n e ; A l s o J D 4 8 l o a d e r ava i l a b l e . 2008 JD 9530, 1200 hrs., premium cab, 306-868-4544, Avonlea, SK. 1 8 s p d . p owe r s h i f t , 7 8 g p m hy d s . , 1961 JD 3010 diesel, real nice, $6,900 800-70R38 duals, 7600 lb. weights, OBO. Call Gary 204-326-7000 Steinbach, $235,000. 306-421-0205, Estevan, SK. MB. 2002 JD 9520, 8500 hours, $100,000; 2010 JD 9630T, 650 hrs., PTO, like new. 2008 JD 9630, 2300 hours, $250,000. 306-536-0890, Yellow Grass, SK. Phone 306-831-8963, Rosetown, SK.





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1998 JOHN DEERE 9400, 20.8x42 triples, 3904 hrs., 24 speed trans., asking $115,000. 780-657-0051, Two Hills, AB. GREENSTAR 2600 DISPLAY with SF1 unlock, used for two years, $7500. Call 306-231-9020, Humboldt, SK. 1984 JD 8650, 13,296 hrs., work done to: head gasket, injectors, injector pump, new starter, oil cooler cleaned and repaired, rubber- 85%, new right windshield, motor and fins done at approx. 9500 hrs., asking $21,500. 780-645-2341, St Paul, AB 1975 JOHN DEERE 2130, 146 loader, 3PTH, runs good. Phone 204-573-0181, Forrest, MB. 1981 JD 4640, excellent condition, 6500 hrs., quad shift, 20.8x38 tires, $24,000. 306-421-9817, Denson, SK. STEVE’S TRACTOR REBUILDER looking for JD tractors to rebuild, Series 20s, 30s, 40s or 50s, or for parts. Will pay top dollar. Now selling JD parts. 204-466-2927, 204-871-5170, Austin, MB. 1992 JD 4960, MFWD, duals, 3 hyds., always shedded, 5940 hrs, 50% tires, $63,500 OBO. 1997 JD 7810, MFWD, 9900 hrs, power quad, 3 PTH, 60% tires, $46,500. Both clean, solid tractors with regular service. Phone Blaine 306-782-6022, 306-621-9751, Yorkton, SK 1983 JD 8450, $27,000 OBO. Call for details, 306-865-2075, Hudson Bay, SK. 1998 JD 7810, MFWD, power quad, lefthand reverser, with JD 740 loader, grapple fork, joystick, 8’ silage bucket, clean unit. F i n a n c i n g ava i l a b l e . 7 8 0 - 6 7 4 - 5 5 1 6 , 780-305-7152, Barrhead, AB. 1997 JD 9200, 3717 hrs., 24 spd., 20.8x42 duals, excellent condition, $87,500. Phone: 204-568-4593, Miniota, MB. 2010 JD 9770, 380 sep. hrs., w/JD 615 PU platform, Premiere Cab, ext. wear pkg., Contour Master, Greenstar ready, power mirrors, also w/2009 30’ Honeybee header Call Gord 403-308-1135, Lethbridge, AB. 1995 JD 8970, 6700 hrs, triple 20.8x42 tires (inside 8 are new), approx. 100 hrs. since new: Fuel pump, fan clutch and oil cooler, $85,000. Phone Rick Wildfong 306-734-2345 or 306-734-7721, Craik, SK. JD 7830, FWA, 746 loader with grapple, 1600 hrs., left hand shuttle shift, power quad trans., 3 PTH, big and small PTO, three hyd., wheel weights, buddy seat. 204-825-7886, Manitou, MB. JD 2755 TRACTOR w/JD loader and grapple, 2 WD, 9025 hrs., exc. shape. 306291-9395, 306-283-4747, Langham, SK. JD 8970 4 WD, 8450, 4450, 4030, 2130. All with loaders and 3 PTH. Will take JD tractors in trade that need work. 204-466-2927, 204-871-5170, Austin, MB. 4020 JD w/148 FEL, 7500 hrs, exc. cond.. 204-634-2508, Pierson, MB.

WANTED JD- 2520, 3020, 4000, 4020, 4620, Powershift - ‘69 - ‘72, Versatile 1156 (Blue)

Ph: 306-423-5983 1992 JD 8560, 24 spd., 4 hyd., 5500 hrs., 20.8x38 duals, well maintained, $53,900. 306-949-8407, Parry, SK.

1997 MASSEY 8160, 3000 hrs., rubber80%, always shedded, very good condition, $48,000. 306-628-4154, Burstall, SK.

2008 NH T9040, 1322 hrs., 800x38 duals, deluxe cab, AutoSteer and mapping, scraper hitch. 306-287-8487, 306-383-7191, Quill Lake, SK. 1997 NH 9882, 4300 hrs., 710x38 duals, Outback AutoSteer, recently rebuilt engine and transmission. $95,000. 306-287-8487, 306-383-7191, Quill Lake, SK. 1996 NH 8970, 210 HP, MFD, powershift, w/990 Alo loader and grapple, 4700 hrs., $67,000. A.E. Chicoine Farm Equipment Ltd., Storthoaks, SK, 306-449-2255. 1994 NH 9680, 360 HP, 6300 hrs., 12 spd., 20.8R42D duals front and back 70%, 855 Cummins, 4 hyd. with return line, GPS 500 AutoSteer, JD Greenlight Feb. 2011, $5600 work completed. Tractor shedded, nice shape, asking $67,000. 306-948-4565 cell, 306-948-2953, Biggar, SK. 1994 9680 4 WD, 855 cu. in., Cummins, 12 s p d . s t d . , O u t b a c k Au t o S t e e r hy d s . plumped in, 3960 hrs., exc. cond., 20.8R42 duals, shedded, $73,000. Delivery may be available. Contact Brennan 306-460-8487, Netherhill, SK. 1998 NH 9682, 425 HP, 12 spd, 20.8x42 triples, 5308 hrs, performance monitor, Trimble 500 AutoSteer, exc., $87,000. Gravelbourg SK. 306-648-2310, 306-648-7877 1998 NH 9682 tractor, 3808 hrs, Performance monitor, air seeder return line, 20.8x42 tires, one owner, always shedded, $75,000 OBO. 701-720-0159, Minot, ND.

2009 VERSATILE 2375 with 1025 hrs. $135,000. Call 204-746-4131, Rosenort, MB. or visit: 850 VERSATILE SERIES II, newer paint and tires, air seeder kit, rebuilt motor, exc. cond., $25,000. 204-534-7531, Minto, MB. 1 9 8 2 V E R S AT I L E 8 3 2 , 5 6 0 0 h r s . , 18.4x38 duals 90%. Tractor is in very good condition. Phone Rick Wildfong 306-734-2345 or 306-734-7721, Craik, SK. 2003 VERSATILE 2425, 3230 hrs, 425 HP, manual trans, 900 metric tires, plumbed for Outback, newer batteries, $136,000. 306-967-2446, 306-460-6799, Eatonia, SK.


DEGELMAN 6-WAY DOZER, 14’, mounts for Case 9150-9350 series. 403-394-4401, Lethbridge, AB.

GUARANTEED PRESSURE TREATED fence posts, lumber slabs and rails. Call Lehner Wo o d P r e s e r ve r s L t d . , a s k fo r R o n 306-763-4232, Prince Albert, SK.

FORKLIFT, MAST AND FORKS 2-stage. Phone 204-534-7651, Boissevain, MB.

1986 VERSATILE 876, 3 PTH, 1000 PTO, 4 hyds, 15 spd. powershift, 6365 hrs, $27,900. Trades welcome, financing available. 1-800-667-4515, See video at: 1989 FORD VERSATILE 876, 6000 hrs, 20.8x38 radials like new, 12 speed std. trans., 4 SCV Outback AutoSteer, vg cond., $39,900. 204-746-5312, Rosenort, MB. 1984 895 VERSATILE, 6300 hrs., new tires. Arch Equipment 306-867-7252, Outlook, SK.

DO YOU NEED a FWA tractor with loader 90 HP to 130 HP for less $$$? Call 306-231-5939, Saskatoon, SK. GRATTON COULEE AGRI PARTS LTD. Your #1 place to purchase late model combine and tractor parts. Used, new and rebuilt. Toll free 888-327-6767.

DEGLEMAN 6-WAY 16’ dozer, quick attach, very nice shape, used almost totally for snow, fits Steiger 9170 through 9390. $16,500. 306-731-7129, Govan, SK. 2007 DEGELMAN SA1820 SIDEARM DEGELMAN DOZER for Case/IH 9350, Excellent shape, 6 hyd. outlets, 1000 rpm, 6-way, 2 yrs. old. Phone 306-539-8590, small 1000, clearance light kit, 166’’ offset (draw bar centre to cutter centre) $8800. Regina, SK. Trades welcome, financing available. D E G E L M A N D O Z E R 4 - WAY, 1 4 ’ , h a s 1-800-667-4515. mounts for JD 8650. Call 403-394-4401, WIRELESS DRIVEWAY ALARMS, calvLethbridge, AB. ing/ foaling barn cameras, video surveilLEON MODEL 808 FEL, 8’ bucket and bale lance, rear view cameras for RV’s, trucks, fork, mounting brackets for CIH 7130, combines, seeders, sprayers and augers. $4500. 306-796-4408, 306-796-7711 cell, M o u n t e d o n m a g n e t . C a l g a r y, A B . Central Butte, SK. 403-616-6610, 14’ DEGELMAN DOZER, mounts to fit: THE RM OF ESTEVAN, SK. No. 5 has the 2470, 2670 Case 4WD or 50-30 series JD following equipment for sale: 2003 Volvo G740B grader, 8703 hrs., $100,000 OBO; 4WD. Phone 204-662-4510, Sinclair, MB. 2006 Schulte mower, model XH1500, $8000 OBO; 2003 Flex Arm, model FLX15, $2000 OBO; 2006 LuckNow snowblower, $6300, OBO. For more info. contact Blaine FRONT WHEEL Assist housing rebuilt, at 306-421-1942 or Kim at 306-634-2222. portable line boring service, table augers SEEDING UNIT: 1996 NH 9882, 5500 and concave rebuilt. Penno’s Machining hrs., Trellebourg tires, c/w 1996 Bourgault and Mfg. Ltd. 204-966-3221, online parts 52’ 5710 air drill, DS, Atom Jet openers, store w/2003 5440 tank. $150,000 OBO for unit. 10’ DEGELMAN BLADE, $3000; 8’ front Can separate. 306-456-2884, Oungre, SK. mount Schulte plow, yellow, $1200; JD DEGELMAN DOZER for Case/IH 9350, 2 6 5 l o a d e r, 6 ’ b u c k e t , $ 6 0 0 0 . 6-way, 2 yrs. old. Phone 306-539-8590, 306-263-4914, Limerick, SK. Regina, SK.

1206 INT; JD acreage tractors; 650 Satoh WHEATHEART BIN SWEEP, $1100; Koendw/loader, 3 point mower and blade. ers 8’ swath rollers, $990; Ezee-On 2135 204-352-4306, Glenella, MB . FEL, (JD 4030- 4455), $5500; Trailmaster 30’ gooseneck, $7500; J&M 875B grain BIG BUD KT500, S/N 7610 KTA1150, 550 cart, $26,500. Ph Hergott Farm Equipment H P, 1 3 s p d . F u l l e r, 4 n ew M i c h e l i n 306-682-2592, Humboldt, SK. 800/65R32 tires, $75,000 OBO. High River 2290 CASE, 3940 hrs, $15,000; 4490 Case, AB. 403-542-9465. 5617 hrs, new rubber inside duals, $7,500; 2002 JCB 3185, 185 HP, 65 km/hr., 5.9 Case 8230 swather, $2,500; Brandt 10x60 Cummins, 3PTH and PTO front and rear, swing auger, $1,500; IHC 28’ hoe drill Quick-E loader w/joystick, 4 hyd. remotes, $2,500. 306-463-7390, Dodsland SK. excellent condition, $69,000; Also 9’ snowblower available to fit. 306-577-7580 or WANTED: JD 750 no-till drill. Phone 306-845-2665, Turtleford, SK. 306-577-1204, Carlyle, SK. ODESSA ROCKPICKER SALES: New De2006 JCB 8250 tractor, 3000 hrs., 260 gelman equipment, land rollers, StrawHP, CVT trans., 65 kph top speed, full sus- master, rockpickers, rock rakes, dozer pension front and rear, ABS brakes, dual b l a d e s . P h o n e 3 0 6 - 9 5 7 - 4 4 0 3 , c e l l rear PTO, rear 3 PTH, 4 rear remotes, front 306-536-5097, Odessa, SK. 3 PTH, 2 front remotes, brand new rubber all around. Deluxe cab with AC, heat and 1000 GALLON FUEL WAGON, 1000x20 radio. Very clean! $139,000. Call Jordan t i r e s . C a n d e l i v e r. D a n n y S p e n c e , 306-246-4632, Speers, SK. anytime 403-627-9300, Pincher Creek, AB.

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NEW AND USED generators, all sizes from 5 kw to 3000 kw, gas, LPG or diesel. Phone for availability and prices. Many used in stock. 204-643-5441, Fraserwood, MB.

4T CONTRACTORS INC. See Custom Work. Call 306-329-4485, 306-222-8197, Asquith, SK. Email: SOLIDLOCK AND TREE ISLAND game wire and all accessories for installation. Heights from 26” to 120”. Ideal for elk, deer, bison, sheep, swine, cattle, etc. Tom Jensen, Smeaton, SK., ph/fax 306-426-2305.

LOWEST PRICES IN CANADA on new, high quality generator systems. Quality diesel generators, Winpower PTO tractor driven alternators, automatic / manual switch gear, and commercial duty Sommers Powermaster and Sommers / Winco portable generators and home standby packages. 75+ years of reliable service. Contact Sommers Motor Generator Sales for all your generator requirements at 1/4” TO 1/2” used wire rope suitable for 1-800-690-2396 fencing; also 1/4” stainless steel available. Online: 403-237-8575, Calgary, AB. 5 x 1 0 P O RTA B L E C O R R A L PA N E L S starting at $55. 403-226-1722, 1-866-5178335, Calgary, AB, NEW AND USED Outback STS, S3 mapping units. Baseline and AutoSteer units. Trades welcome. 306-397-2678, Edam, SK. FIREWOOD: SEMI LOADS, self-unloading truck, or pick up on yard. Hague, SK. Phone: 306-232-4986, 306-212-7196. BLOCKED SEASONED JACK Pine firewood for sale. Contact Lehner Wood Preservers Ltd., 306-763-4232, Prince Albert, SK. Will deliver. Self-unloading trailer. CUSTOM FIREWOOD PROCESSING, max block length 22”, cut and split into rough pile. $75/cord, travel costs extra. Firewood for sale: Tamarack, Poplar and Pine. $175/cord, delivery extra. Nipawin, SK. Ph. 306-862-3086 or 306-862-7831.

BEV’S FISH & SEAFOOD LTD., buy direct, fresh fish: Pickerel, Northern Pike, Whitefish and Lake Trout. Seafood also available. Phone toll free 1-877-434-7477, PRIVATE ELDERLY CARE HOME in Saska306-763-8277, Prince Albert, SK. toon, SK. has immediate openings. Call 306-382-7618. Personal care on 24-hour basis, medication administration, 3 meals, 2 snacks, exercise and recreational programs.

KNIGHT REEL AUGIE silage mixing feed wagon, with electronic scale and battery, hyd. unloading chute, 1000 PTO, new jack, all manuals, $6500 OBO. 780-376-2131, Strome, AB.

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LOOKING FOR: HARROW packer bar. Phone 306-542-4498 or 306-542-7325, Kamsack, SK. WANTED: COCKSHUTT 50 gas tractor with power steering. Call 306-939-4509, Earl Grey, SK. NEW HOLLAND 72C 30’ header, rigid transport auger c/w pickup reel. Phone 306-595-2180, Pelly, SK.

1000 JOINTS OF 2-7/8” tubing, fair condition, $20/ea; Prime 2-7/8” and 2-3/8”, 22,000 LB. OTIS FORKLIFT, Allison auto, $27/ea. Minimum 100 joint quantities. gas, 8’ forks, side shift, good working or- 306-861-1280, Weyburn, SK. der, $13,900 OBO. 306-634-6966 days, 306-634-4809 evenings, Estevan, SK. USED OIL WELL TUBE: 1.66 O.D. $19; 2-7/8” $31; 3-1/2” $39; 22 ft. 3/4” Co Rod $5. 1-888-792-6283.

WANTED: MF #36 DISCERS, all sizes, prompt pick-up. Phone 306-259-4923, 306-946-9669, 306-946-7923, Young, SK. WANTED: 50’- 72’ heavy harrow; 30’ SP windrower; 40’- 45’ landroller. Yorkton, SK. Phone 306-563-8482 or 306-782-2586. WANTED: Flexi-Coil System 95 70’ or 80’ harrow packer. Prefer P30 and 5-bar straight tooth. Others considered. 780-875-8113 or 780-871-8110, Lloydminster, AB. WANTED: JD 7810, low hrs., c/w FEL, 3 PTH; NH 1037 or 1036 bale wagon. 403-394-4401, Lethbridge, AB. WANTED: DEGELMAN 16’ 6-way dozer blade to fit JD 9400 4 WD, must be in good cond. 403-575-0633, Consort, AB. OLDER 3 PTH Planter or row crop cultivator, w/rubber gauge wheels, planters not needed; 3 PTH cord wood saw; Older hard core round baler, must be good shape. Send photos to 403-627-5429, Pincher Creek, AB. WANTED: USED, BURNT, old or ugly tractors. Newer models too! Smith’s Tractor Wrecking, 1-888-676-4847. WANTED 7”x51’ AUGER; Also tandem disc, notched front blades, 20’ or smaller; DIESEL GENSET SALES AND SERVICE, Phone 306-283-4771, Langham, SK. 12 to 300 KW, lots of units in stock, used and new, Perkins, JD, Deutz. We also build custom gensets. We currently have special pricing on new 90 KW Perkins units. Call for pricing 204-792-7471, Winnipeg, MB. SPEEDRITE electric fencers and accessories. Protech Post Pounders. Lamb 3 STEEL DOGHOUSES for gen sets/ Acres, 306-725-4820, pumps, extended frames, for fuel tanks, fork pockets. 780-990-9604 Edmonton, AB Bulyea, SK.

HILL 70 QUANTOCK RANCH Sight Unseen Purchase Program 45 Horned & Polled Herefords Two’s 105 Red Angus (65 Two’s - 40 Yearlings) 75 Black Angus (50 Two’s - 25 Yearlings) 70 Charolais (30 Two’s - 40 Yearlings) 50 Red & Black Angus X Simmentals (Yearlings, Fall Born & Two’s)

RAIN MAKER IRRIGATION Zimmatic pivots/ Greenfield mini pivots, K-Line towable irrigation, spare parts/ accessories, new and used equip. Custom designs to solve your specific irrigation needs. For experience you can trust call: 306-867-9606 Outlook SK. HOME OF THE ELECTROGATOR II. Renke centre pivots, lateral pivots, minigators, traveling guns and new and used pumps. Can design your system and install. Phone 306-858-7351 Lucky Lake, SK.

240 PIECES 6”x40’ ringlock; 110 pieces 6”x30’ ringlock; 6”x40’ and 6”x30’ alum. pipe. Contact Central Water and Equipment Services Ltd. 306-975-1999, Saskatoon, SK. View by appointment only. THINKING OF IRRIGATING or moving water? Pumping units, 6” to 10” alum. pipe; Also Wanted: 6” to 10” pipe. Call Dennis, 403-308-1400, Taber, AB. 40 years of experience, not a Dealer. Email:

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REGISTERED CHAROLAIS BULLS, 2 yr. olds and yearlings, polled and horned, some red. Quiet bulls. Hand fed but not overfed. 40 plus bulls available privately at the farm. Call Wilf, Cougar Hill Ranch, 306-728-2800, 306-730-8722, Melville, SK PUREBRED CHAROLAIS cows and bred heifers, bred Charolais; Also heifer calves. Phone Jim 306-839-4710, Pierceland, SK.

ALBERTA TEXAS LONGHORN Assoc. 20 FULLBLOOD MAINES heifers, 21 half 780-387-4874, Leduc, AB. For more infor- blood Maine/Angus heifers, 21 Angus heifers. Angus bull out June 15th. mation. 306-476-2252, Rockglen, SK. 80 ANGUS/ HEREFORD cross bred heifers, bred Angus, due mid March, Scourguard, IVR, BVD vaccinated, preg checked. 306-342-4447, Glaslyn, SK.

TOTAL HERD DISPERSAL: Polled Hereford herd 35 yrs. in the making. Closed for DEXTERS BRED COWS, heifer and bull many years. Ross Barlow, 306-567-3207, ALBERTA PLAID GALLOWAY BULL & calves, 1 and 2 yr. old bulls. 403-845-5763 Davidson, SK. FEMALE SALE, March 10, 2012. Innisfail Rocky Mountain House, AB. 27 BRED HEIFERS, reds and tans, bred Auction Market, Innisfail, AB. Special Red Angus to calve in March. guest consignors: Freeway Galloways, Fred 306-453-2358, 306-577-8771, Carlyle, SK. and Maxine Noad, Alix, AB. On offer: 20 plus registered Galloway bulls, reds and PB GALLOWAY FEMALES to sell, black and HANNA, AB. 60 top cut black heifers bred blacks, yearlings, 2 yr. olds and aged bulls. dunns. Russel Horvey 403-749-2780, Del- to calving ease. Crowfoot Black Angus All bulls will be semen tested and vet in- burne, AB. bulls from June 27 to August 30th. Pfizer spected prior to sale; Also on offer: Select Gold herd health program, no brands. Call group of registered red bred females and 403-854-3374 or 403-854-0230 cell. red open (2011 born) heifers. Contact Steve Schweer for details 403-227-3428, BLACK ANGUS AND GELBVIEH bulls, 2 yr. 15 RED AND BLACK Simmental, good proEmail: or visit our olds and yearlings, will keep until spring. ducing cows; Also 4 red bred yearling heifers. Call 306-374-7788, Saskatoon, SK. website: Phone Earle at 306-997-4917, Borden, SK. Complete sale catalogue will be available 100 750-850 lb. yearling steers, Angus, in early February, 2012. some Angus/Galloway cross, one owner, no growth hormones, never had grain, exO N E S TO P cellent for the grass finishing market, asking market price; Also 12 Angus cross CATTLE FIN AN CIN G cows to start calving mid May, asking $1200. 204-758-3374 St Jean Baptiste MB. BC, ALBER TA, S AS K.

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SMAN F1 HEIFERS, 30-40, 2011 born on o f fe r. To v i ew o u r p r o g r a m g o t o : w w w. r o u n d r o c k r a n c h i n g . c o m 780-853-9673, Vermilion, AB. 8 SIMMENTAL BRED heifers, home raised, bred Red Angus. 42 day breeding period, to start calving March 15. McVicar S t o c k F a r m s L t d . , C o l o n s a y, S K . 306-255-2799 or 306-255-7551. 81 BLACK BRED HEIFERS. Bred to proven Black Angus heifer bulls. Ultrasound preg tested, to start calving April 1st. Call Kevin 403-371-8183, Crossfield, AB. 46 ANGUS CROSS bred heifers, due to calf March 1st. Bred to easy calving Limo bulls, $1550 ea. Lyle 780-312-5511, Falun, AB.



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Roc k y M ou n ta in Hou s e , AB SELLING: BLACK ANGUS bulls. Wayside Angus, Henry and Bernie Jungwirth, 306-256-3607, Cudworth, SK. 10 REGISTERED PUREBRED Black Angus females bred to son of SAV Heritage. 2Canadian Angus Elite Cows and 4 bred heifers included. Also 8 bull calves, avg. weaning weight 833 lbs. Phone 306-745-6749, Esterhazy, SK. PUREBRED BLACK ANGUS long yearling bulls, replacement heifers, AI service. Meadow Ridge Enterprises, 306-373-9140 or 306-270-6628, Saskatoon, SK. PRIVATE TREATY DISPERSALS All kinds of packages available. Call Rob Holowaychuk 780-916-2628, Optimal Bovines Inc., Red Deer, AB for details. 40 YEARLING HEIFERS, black or BWF, bred Angus to calve late March or April. Phone Earle at 306-997-4917, Borden, SK. BLACK ANGUS BULLS FOR SALE, Yearlings and two year olds, semen tested, guaranteed breeders, delivery available. 306-287-3900, 306-287-8006, Englefeld, SK. GOOD QUALITY RANCH raised bred heifers due to start calving March 15th, bred to good quality Black Angus bulls. Asking $1500. Wetaskwin AB area. 780-352-4388 or 780-352-0926. BLACK ANGUS heifers bred Black Angus to start calving in April. Also have some later calvers and some Hereford heifers. Asking $1250. Call 204-937-3378, Roblin, MB. 20 BLACK ANGUS heifers, 2nd calvers, bred to Black Angus bulls, exposed June 20th. 306-662-2036, Maple Creek, SK BLACK OPEN REPLACEMENT heifers,. Call for details. Wilbar Farms, Dundurn, SK. 306-492-2161. PUREBRED BRED Heifers: Can be papered. Exposed July 1st to Sept. 1st to easy calving Angus bulls. Everblack Angus, Ernest Gibson, Vermilion, AB. 780-853-2422.

45 PUREBRED RED ANGUS bred heifers, to start calving Apr. 1st. Exposed to easy calving Red Angus bulls, $1600. Smoky River Red Angus, Sexsmith, AB. Phone 780-568-4340 or 780-876-4526 (cell). SOUTH VIEW RANCH has for sale 65 Red and Black Angus bred heifers due to start calving March 20; Also 70 young Red and Black Angus cows. Shane 306-454-2688 or Keith 306-454-2730, Ceylon, SK. 7 REGISTERED RED ANGUS heifers, bred to reg. Black Angus, due to calve May 1, 2012. 306-861-1352, Weyburn, SK. 15 REGISTERED OPEN HEIFERS, excellent prospects, $1400/each. B-elle Red Angus, Glen and Evelyn Bloom, Turtleford, SK. 306-845-2557. RED OPEN REPLACEMENT heifers. Call for details. Wilbar Farms, Dundurn, SK. 306-492-2161. SON OF RED Towaw Indeed 109H, coming three year old herd sire. Little de Ranch, 306-845-2406, Turtleford, SK.

COMPLETE COW HERD DISPERSAL: 190 spring calvers, plus 30 fall calvers. All cows home raised, age verified, young Tarentaise cows. Prefer to sell as a herd for $1250 each or lots of 50 at $1450 each. Contact Ken 204-568-4651, Miniota, MB.

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DISPERSING: 200 second calvers plus 300 cows, straight black, one iron, home raised, Many Travellers 71 Influenced, bred to Short Grass, Tools of the Trade, Rancherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Choice, BarCR. April 1 start, preg checked, Virus Shield 6, Ivomec. Semi loads only. You pick. 306-377-4666 after 6:00 PM. Fiske, SK. W+ RANCH HAS complete one iron 200 bred cow dispersal for sale. Charolais, Simmental and Beef Booster M4 cross. 30 bred heifers, balance young cows under 8 yrs. old, good feet and udders, no culls. Full herd health program. Heifers exposed on May 15th. Cows exposed June 1st. Call Stewart Tataryn 204-646-2338, RM of St. Laurent, MB.

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30 SIMMENTAL BRED HEIFERS, due to start calving March 15, will preg. check, asking $1700 OBO. Hen Lea Farms Ltd. 306-826-5665, Marsden, SK. FULLBLOOD SIMMENTAL HERD. 40 breds, including 10 heifers and 12 South Africans. 2 herdsires. Sleepy Hallow Simmentals, Ashern, MB. 204-768-2605, 204-768-0065, cell.

RED ANGUS BULLS FOR SALE yearlings and two year olds, semen tested, guaranteed breeders, delivery available. Website: Ph 306-287-3900, 306-287-8006, Englefeld, SK. REGISTERED RED ANGUS yearling bulls, semen tested, calving ease, guaranteed breeders. Little de Ranch, 306-845-2406, Turtleford SK. 7 RED YEARLING South Devon bulls for sale. These are thick bulls with great top lines and hindquarters. Low birth weights and birth EPDâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. Buy your two year old bull PB CHAROLAIS COWS and bred heifers, this fall and we will give you a winter feedwhite, red, and tan. Creedence Charolais ing discount. Sampson McGregor Stock R a n c h , E r v i n Z a y a k , D e r w e n t , A B . Farm, Iron River, AB. Phone 780-826-7077 780-741-3868. or

1 REGISTERED QUARTER HORSE Camelo, 1.5 yr. old colt; 1 registered Quarter horse Palomino, 1.5 yr old colt. Both quiet, no work done; Also registered Palomino Quarter horse mares and stallions. Phone 306-865-4168 for more information, Hudson Bay, SK.

VERY WELL BROKE SORREL mare, 5 yrs. old, suitable for a lady; Also a well broke driving team of quarter horse mares. LARGE VOLUME OF Red and RWF heifers Phone 306-742-4565, MacNutt, SK. 1-8 00-440-26 9 4. bred by AI to 74 lb. birth weight Feddes w w w .rka n im a lsu m Big Sky R9. Begin calving mid April. Pics and info at 83- 3-5 YEAR OLD COWS. Bred to Red $1575 on choice. Lots of 45-50 delivered 10 YR. OLD gelding, used for ranch work in Angus, 70% are Black Angus, also various free to SK and AB; Also 50 Char/Tan heif- Cypress Hills, make a great trail horse, others available. Bred to calve mid-April. ers bred same way. Randy 204-483-0228 $2500. 306-295-3366, Eastend, SK. For info call 204-851-1856, Reston, MB. or Morgan 204-741-0748, Elgin, MB. 49 TAN HEIFERS and a few blacks, bred Red Angus, complete herd health, one owner, $1500-$1600. Can winter and calve S ELLIN G YO UR HORSES FOR SALE OR TRADE for older out. 306-478-2618, Mankota, SK. CATTLE IS AS bred cows. Broodmares to weanlings EAS Y AS A 150 BLACK and Red Angus good quality available for trade. All breeds of cows conyoung bred cows. 306-773-1049, Swift s i d e r e d . F o r m o r e i n f o p h o n e P HO N E CALL 306-784-2771, Swift Current, SK. Current, SK. â&#x20AC;˘ Ca ttle p u rcha s ed in fou r DOWN ON NUMBERS, would like to lease 6 YR. BLACK Percheron cross mare, 15 HH, w es tern p rovin ces or lease to own 25 to 30 cows, all breeds well broke, needs a mate. 306-748-2876, â&#x20AC;˘ Flexible w eig h con d ition s considered. Phone to discuss terms Neudorf, SK. a n d loca tion s 306-784-2771, Swift Current, SK. â&#x20AC;˘ O p tion ofreta in ed A GOOD handle on your started horse 125 BRED RED Angus cross heifers, bred PUT ow n ers hip keep your broke horse in shape. Lots of Red Angus, good uniform bunch, vaccinat- or â&#x20AC;˘ No herd too big ors m a ll cattle and miles. 403-892-2470, Picture ed and ultrasound in calf. April 10th calv- Butte, AB. â&#x20AC;˘ No tru ck in g cos ts ing date. Call 306-355-2700 mornings or â&#x20AC;˘ No com m is s ion s evenings, Mortlach, SK. â&#x20AC;˘ No s ortin g forg en d er TRIM BOSS: The Power Hoof Trimmer. CALL TIM CATTLE FINANCING available for feed- Take the work out of hoof trimming. Trim wall, sole and flare on saddle horses, er cattle and bred heifers/cows. Comto price yo u rca ttle to d a y petitive interest rates. Call Marjorie drafts and minis. Call 780-898-3752, Alder Highw a y 2 1 Feed ers Blacklock, Stockmens Assistance Flats, AB. 1.403.546.2 705 Ext. 8 Corp., 306-931-0088, Saskatoon, SK. BAXTER BLACK coming to Regina, SK, TO TA L SELLER 30 HEREFORD CROSS Simm cross Red An- Friday, February 10, 2012. For more info., SATISFA C TIO N IN 2 0 10 gus bred heifers. 45 day exposure to Red contact the SAA at 306-441-2265. Angus bull. Due April 1st. Tom Lyn Ranch Ltd., Lloydminster, SK. 306-825-2246. WWW.ELLIOTTCUTTINGHORSES.COM BRED HEIFERS: RWF, RBF, BLK, BWF and 35 Plus years of training, showing, sales, tans. Home raised, preg. checked, full herd FOR SALE OR TRADE: 2006 32.5â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Cy- clinics, lessons. Clifford and Sandra Elliott. health program. Bred to quality calving press by Newmar 5th wheel, vg condition Paynton, SK. Phone 306-895-2107. ease polled Hereford bulls for April calv- and very well made. Sleeps 4, 3 slides. ing. Brian Longworth, 306-656-4542, Har- Trade for cattle or horses. Asking PLEASURE AND WORK teams, matched, $30,000, paid $61,000 new. For more in- broke to drive. Also riding prospects. ris, SK. formation call 780-754-2296, Irma, AB. 780-635-3070, Mallaig, AB. BRED HEIFERS, 54 Charolais, 37 reds, 57 blacks, start calving April 1st, $1500. Phone 306-355-2701, Moose Jaw, SK. 52 BLACK HEIFERS, bred to Angus cross NATURAL RAISED HEIFERS (preferable) Galloway bulls, start calving April 5th for or steers under 30 months, weighing 50 days. Preg checked, Ivomec, all shots. 1000+ lbs., free of hormones, antibiotics CERTIFIED FARRIER. Holdfast, SK. Call Want to sell in January 2012. $1400 ea. and never had grain. Looking for early ma- Jacob at: 306-488-4408. turing, easy fleshing, moderate frame BritCall Pete 306-542-2575, Veregin, SK. ish cattle. 403-242-5530, Calgary, AB. CANADIAN FARRIER SCHOOL: Gary 25 RANCH RAISED one iron Black Angus bred heifers, bred to easy calving Black C U S TO M C AT T L E F E E D I N G , back- Johnston, Angus bulls, start calving April 7th, cow grounding, finishing and bred cattle. Email Phone: 403-359-4424, Calgary, AB. herd on vaccination program, $1500 ea. 403-631-2373, 403-994-0581, Olds, AB. M u r r ay Wo l fe , G r e n fe l l , S K . P h o n e WANTED: CULL COWS for slaughter. For 306-697-3084 or 306-697-7526. bookings call Kelly at Drake Meat Proces35 RED AND BLACK ANGUS cross cows, sors, 306-363-2117, ext. 111, Drake, SK. THE LIVERY STABLE, for harness sales and $1150 OBO. 306-742-4771, Calder, SK. WOULD LIKE TO LEASE bred cows to calve repairs. 306-283-4580, 306-262-4580, April and May for 5-7 yrs. Will offer 30% Langham, SK. guaranteed calf crop. Call for details 306-554-3198, Dafoe, SK. GEORGEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S HARNESS & SADDLERY, makers 2012 REGINA BULL SALE entries close, WANTED: LOOKING TO lease/winter up of leather and nylon harness. Custom sadJanuary 10, 2012. Check website for entry to 100 head of cattle and calve out in the dles, tack, collars, neck yoke, double trees. form and details spring. Lots of food and well water. Call Call or contact Stacy Bull 306-874-5411 or 306-291-9905 for more info. East of Sas- 780-663-3611, Ryley, AB. email Sale date katoon, SK. Very reasonable. March 11, 2012. BLACK AND RED Angus cows bred to black bulls, start calving April 1st, $1150 ea. Call Eric 306-476-2010, Rockglen, SK.

DAVIDSON GELBVIEH/ LONESOME DOVE RANCH 23rd Annual Bull Sale on Saturday, March 3/2012, 1:00 PM CST Heartland Livestock Yards, Swift Current, SK. Complimentary lunch 11:00 AM. Presale viewing hospitality, Friday, March 2nd Selling 75+ PB yearling bulls, red or black. Performance semen tested. Catalogue and video at Call Ross/ Tara 306-625-3513, 306-625-7045; Ve r n o n / E i l e e n 3 0 6 - 6 2 5 - 3 7 5 5 , 306-625-7863, Ponteix, SK. 46 PUREBRED BLACK and red Gelbvieh cows, due Feb. 10th, and 10 open heifers. GOOD QUALITY BRED HEIFERS. Red Call Dan 403-227-2105, Innisfail, AB. Angus cross Hereford and Red Angus cross Simm. Bred Red Angus. Ferguson Stock Farm Ltd., 306-895-4825, Paynton, SK. COMPLETE DISPERSAL SALE of bred 390 ANGUS BRED HEIFERS, bred to cows, bred heifers and calves. Delivery Black Angus calving ease bulls, start calva v a i l a b l e . 8 0 7 - 2 2 0 - 1 9 3 8 c e l l , ing April. 306-224-4272, Windthorst, SK. 807-938-0009 evenings, Dryden, ON. LARGE VOLUME OF Black and BWF heifers bred by AI to 69 lb. birth weight SAV Final Answer 0035. Begin calving mid M I L K Q U OTA A N D DA I RY H E R D S A p r i l . P i c t u r e s a n d i n fo r m at i o n at NEEDED Fresh cows and heifers avail. To- $1575 on tal Dairy Consulting. Tisdale, SK. Rod York choice. Lots of 45-50 delivered free to SK and AB. Randy 204-483-0228 or Morgan 306-873-7428, Larry Brack 306-220-5512. 204-741-0748, Elgin, MB. FRESH AND SPRINGING heifers for sale. Cows and quota needed. We buy all class- 91 COWS AND 3 bulls. Cows are mixed es of slaughter cattle-beef and dairy. R&F breed from 4 to 7 years old, all shots and Livestock Inc. Bryce Fisher, Warman, SK. Ivomeced, preg checked, bulls turned out July 1, $1300 pick, $1250 takes all. 3 Black Phone 306-239-2298, cell 306-221-2620. Angus bulls, semen tested, $1700 pick, $1650 for all. Ph. Blaine 306-782-6022 or 306-621-9751, Yorkton, SK. POLLED RED AND BLACK Limousin bulls for sale. Pick them out now, delivery in the ONE IRON RANCHER heifers: Black Anspring. Top quality bulls. Debbie and gus, BBF, Red Angus, RBF. Bred June 14 to Rocky, Payne Livestock 306-825-4056, light birth Black bulls. Looking good. Ph. Jerry Chanig 306-478-2658, Mankota, SK. Lloydminster, SK. 50 RED AND BLACK ANGUS, 2nd, 3rd and 4th calvers, w/calves born in Nov. Very good cows, $1550/pr. 403-793-5072, 40 PB LOWLINE bred and open females, Duchess, AB. very docile, excellent beef quality, very easy calving, approx. 80 to choose from. BAXTER BLACK coming to Regina, SK, Circle S Stock Farm, 306-468-2820, Friday, February 10, 2012. For more info., contact the SAA at 306-441-2265. 306-468-7720, Canwood, SK. BIG ISLAND LOWLINES Farmfair Int. 2 5 0 A N G U S B R E D C O W S . P h o n e : Premier Breeder. Fullblood/percentage, 306-335-7875, Lemberg, SK. Black/Red Carrier, females, bulls, red HERD DISPERSAL- Due to health. 200 200 BRED HEIFERS bred Red and Black fullblood semen, embryos. 780-486-7553 tan, white, red and black cows, good Angus, Red and Black Angus bulls turned HALF BELGIAN CHORE team, work very Darrell, 780-434-8059 Paul, Edmonton AB. out June 1st. 306-442-4545, Weyburn, SK. records kept. 306-245-3311, Weyburn, SK. well, $2800 firm. 306-473-2779, Willow Bunch, SK.

SHORTHORN BULL, red, polled, 3 yrs old structurally very sound, athletic moving, proven calving ease with growth EPDâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S in the top 20% of the breed. 403-322-0142, 450-260-5272, Rocky Mtn. House, AB. SHORTHORN COW HERD REDUCTION, 12 regâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d purebred cows, bred to Shorthorn bulls, due March, April, May 2012, 3- 8 yrs. old; Also 7 purebred heifer calves. Phone 450-260-5272, West Brome, QC. Versatile horses for sale. 306-283-4495, Langham, SK.




FLOCK DISPERSAL: 700 open ewes, 2-7 years old, crossbred with Canadian Arcott, grass lambing flock. Call John, 204-768-4533, Fairford, MB.



26 SUFFOLK CROSS EWES, all flushed, vaccinated, dewormed. Exposed to rams Dec. 29th/2011. $230/ea. Rhein, SK. Call evenings: 306-620-8829, 306-621-2929.

ELK BREEDING STOCK Sales, yearling Jinnocks, bred cows, limited supply, top end genetics. Call Bob at 780-836-2689, Manning, AB. NORTHFORK- INDUSTRY LEADER for over 15 years, is looking for Elk. “If you have them, we want them.” Make your final call with Northfork for pricing! GuaranSHEEP DEVELOPMENT BOARD offers teed prompt payment! 514-643-4447, extension, marketing services and a full Winnipeg, MB. l i n e o f s h e e p a n d g o a t s u p p l i e s . 10 BULL ELK, 5 white Siberian’s, 5 Rocky. 306-933-5200, Saskatoon, SK. Package price $20,000. 2- 2 yr olds; 8- 3 yr. olds. 306-838-2177, Kindersley SK.

HAYBUSTER BALE PROCESSOR, good shape, $2500 OBO. Call Greg at 780-919-5920 cell, Wildwood, AB. FREEDSTANDING 21’ CORRAL PANELS, large variety of styles and weights for cattle, horse, bison, sheep, goats, mini horses. Prices $149, $159, $179, $199, $219, $239, $269, $289. Also 5.5’, 7’, 10’ light weight in a variety of styles and heights. Plus non climbing goat panels. Lots of heavier weight 10’ panels in a variety of pipe sizes and heights. Windbreak frames, $399. Jack Taylor, days or evenings, 1-866-500-2276. FREESTANDING PANELS, 12’ to 24’ long, 5’ to 6’ high in stock. Call Stettler Auction Mart, 403-742-2368, Stettler, AB. COMPLETE HI-HOG CATTLE handling sysBUYING WILD BOAR for 20 yrs. All sizes, SQUEEZE easily converted to hy- tem. Big Beaver, SK. Phone 306-267-4966 highest $$$ paid. Canadian Heritage BISON draulics. Value $11,000. Asking $4,000. or 306-267-7422 for more information. Meats, Ralph or Greg at 1-877-226-1395. 306-423-5979, St. Louis, SK. ALL BERKSHIRE WANTED: All sizes. SHAVINGS: Manufactured from kiln dried Paying highest $$$. Call Ralph or Greg at Pine. Highly compressed 4’x4’x4’ bales that Canadian Heritage Meats 1-877-226-1395. hold 325 cu. ft. each. Makes premium quality bedding for large and small animals and poultry. Low dust, very soft and absorbent. Size, 3/4” and under. Call for WANTED: BERKSHIRE, Tamworth and truck load quotes. Wholesale prices direct all crosses. Paying highest $$. Canadian from the plant. Can ship anywhere up to Heritage Foods. Ralph at 1-877-226-1395. 60 bales per load. Call Tony 250-372-1494 WANTED: USED CONCRETE SLATS for or Ron 250-804-3305, Chase, BC, or web: grower/finishers 2’x6’, 2’x8’, 2’x10’ pref- erably. 403-396-7822, Innisfail, AB. CATTLEMASTER LOADING CHUTES, heavy duty parallel axis squeeze c/w neck ext. on headgate and palpation cage, cattle crowding tub and other Cattlemaster eqpt. ANDRES TRUCKING. Call us for a quote for sale. Call Glenn at 306-689-2586 for prices and photos, Abbey, SK. today. 306-224-2088, Windthorst, SK. BISON WANTED - Canadian Prairie Bison is looking to contract grain finished bison for a growing market in Canada, US and Europe. Paying top market $$ for all animals. For more information contact Roger Provencher, or 306-468-2316. Join our Producer-owned bison company and enjoy the benefits. 30 HEAD 12 year old cows, proven genetics from Rocky Blue Bison. Taking offers. If interested call Rocky, 780-267-6267, Edmonton, AB. AQUA THERM A pasture proven trough. ONE NEW 2 YEAR old bull, 6 exposed fe- Winter water problems? Solved! No elecmales, 2-4 yrs old, $17,500. Will keep on tricity required. 3 sizes - 100, 200 and 525 50/50 shares, can take 10-15 more on ga l l o n . Ke l l n S o l a r, L u m s d e n , S K . 1-888-731-8882, shares. 306-838-2177, Kindersley, SK. 110 FIRST CALF bison heifers, view with 24’ WINDBREAK PANELS and 24’ regular calves at side; Also 40 bred 2 year old panels made from oilfield pipe; Also new rubber belting, 54” wide in 300 or 29’ rolls. heifers. Call 306-846-4702, Dinsmore, SK. Ph. Blaine 306-782-6022 or 306-621-9751 PURCHASING ALL AGES and classes of Bi- Yorkton, SK. son. Prompt payment. Bruce, Youngstown, BRANDT BALE PROCESSOR, Commander AB. 403-651-7972 or 403-779-2218. Model VSF-X, always shedded, exc. cond., NORTHFORK- INDUSTRY LEADER for $7000. 306-728-3288, Melville, SK. over 15 years, is looking for finished Bison, grain or grass fed. “If you have them, we WANTED: 2 WHEELED grain cart, 100-200 want them.” Make your final call with bu. w/side discharge auger; Also steel Northfork for pricing! Guaranteed prompt grain trough. 306-267-4471, Coronach, SK payment! 514-643-4447, Winnipeg, MB. FARM AID 430 silage wagon, w/scales, 30 BRED 3 yr. old cows, your pick out of large tires, LH discharge, vg cond.; Hay100. $3500 each. 306-745-3344 cell, or buster bale shredder. 306-961-4682, Prince Albert, SK. 306-745-7452, Esterhazy, SK. PASTURE EXPOSED 2009 heifers; 60- 2010 heifers; 2010 breed bull prospects. All grass fed. Call Kurt Wigness 306-297-6277, Admiral, SK. TOP CANADIAN DOLLARS, Canadian Rangeland Bison is buying all classes of bison for our growing well established markets in North America and Europe. Why pay any broker or membership fees, we proudly process exclusively in Canada only. Prompt payment, book with Armin 403-748-4218, Lacombe, AB. or email us at: APPROX 200 BACKGROUNDED yearling Bison for sale. Contact Ryan Clark 306-646-7743, Fairlight, SK. 6- BRED 2 year old heifers, $2000 each OBO. Will winter for small fee. 306-793-2880, Whitewood, SK. 50 BRED BISON HEIFERS, 50 2010 Bison heifers, 50 2010 Bison bulls. Please call after 6 PM, 403-845-2488, Rocky Mountain House, AB. QUALITY BULLS, CALVES and exposed cows, quiet herd. Reference available. 250-489-4786, Fort Steele, BC.

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HERD DISPERSAL: 4 to 12 yr. olds, $2300 each; 3- 3 yr. old Wood bulls, $4300 each. 306-383-2626, Quill Lake, SK. HI-HOG BISON TUB. $5000 or trade for heifer calves. Call 403-747-2500, Alix, AB. ELK VALLEY RANCHES, buying all ages of feeder bison. Call Frank 780-846-2980, Kitscoty, AB or 3- 2010 PLAINS bulls, come from good bloodlines. Would trade 1 for equal age breeding bull. Also 1 huge herd or hunt bull for sale. 306-445-8726, Whitkow, SK. TWO BISON SELF FEEDERS: One Cypress 300 bu. and one B&H Contracting 350 bu. $3000 ea. 780-798-2280, Plamondon, AB.

MATURE REINDEER BULLS for sale. Call Jim or Connie, Fort Qu’Appelle, SK., 306-332-3955.

ELK VALLEY RANCHES buying all ages of elk. Phone Frank 780-846-2980, Kitscoty, AB or email to TOP DOLLARS for elk delivered to Canadian Rangeland Elk, Lacombe, AB. We are looking for year round supply for our growing meat markets. No membership o r b r o ke r fe e s , p l e a s e c a l l T h o m a s 1-866-497-0078. PRODUCER OWNED Canadian Prairie Bison is paying TOP DOLLAR FOR ELK to supply our growing markets. Give Roger a call before you sell, 306-468-2316.

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2003 HIGHLINE 7000 HD bale processor, hyd. apron, twin cutter, 1000 PTO, exc. cond., $8000 OBO. 306-749-2815, Crystal Springs, SK. STEEL VIEW MFG.: 30’ portable windbreaks, HD self-standing panels, silage/ hay bunks, feeder panels. Quality portable p a n e l s at a f fo r d a b l e p r i c e s . S h a n e 306-493-2300, Delisle, SK. PAYSEN LIVESTOCK EQUIPMENT INC. We manufacture an extensive line of cattle handling and feeding equipment including squeeze chutes, adj. width alleys, crowding tubs, calf tip tables, maternity pens, gates and panels, bale feeders, Bison equipment, Texas gates, steel water troughs and rodeo equipment. Distributors for Cancrete concrete waterers, El-Toro electric branders and twine cutters. Our squeeze chutes and headgates are now available with a neck extender. Phone 306-796-4508, email: website: CALL YOUNG’S EQUIPMENT Inc. for all your livestock equipment needs. Regina, SK. 1-800-803-8346, Ask for Ron or Kevin. HIGHLINE 6800 BALE PROCESSOR, very good condition, asking $6000. Call David Melnyk 306-233-4813, Domremy, SK.


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w w w .reim erw eld ing m fg .com BALE PROCESSOR REM 3600R, new cond., $8500. Ron 306-384-4512, Saskatoon, SK. MOLE HILL DESTROYER INC. 40’ demo Ca ll K evin o r Ro n FROSTFREE NOSEPUMPS: Energy free unit, series 4 jumbo, $24,000; 60’ used, to livestock watering. No heat or series 3 jumbo, $21,000; New units for 1-8 00-8 03 -8 3 46 solution power required. Prevents backwash. sale to December 31st. Call Stewart SVEN ROLLER MILLS. Built for over 40 Grants available. 1-866-843-6744. 306-542-7325, 306-542-4498 Kamsack, SK years. PTO/elec. drive, 40 to 1000 bu./hr. Example: 300 bu./hr. unit costs $1/hr. to run. Rolls peas and all grains. We regroove USED BIRCH CREEK SQUEEZE chute, and repair all makes of mills. Apollo Ma- good working order, self catch head gate, chine, 306-242-9884 or 1-877-255-0187, $1500. Call toll free 1-866-443-7444. MOCCASINS/ MUKLUKS, many colors at Stonewall, MB. Can email pictures. and styles. AJ Shoe Renue, Lawson Mall Saskatoon, SK. 2008 HIGHLINE 8000 bale processor 306-931-3272; Confederation Mall 3062008 LUCKNOW 2270 twin screw verti- w/feed chopper, big tires, grain tank, RH 683-0835, Saskatoon, SK. cal mix wagon, low usage, asking $36,000. discharge, excellent cond., $13,500 firm. A l s o 3 4 0 F a r m A i d , $ 4 , 5 0 0 . 306-883-2485 after 6 PM, Spiritwood, SK. 306-224-4272, Windthorst, SK. 2006 HIGHLINE 8000 bale processor w/2007 feed chopper, big tires, always shedded and in exc. cond., $13,500. David Johnston 306-856-4726, Conquest, SK.


HIGHLINE 7500 bale shredder, $7500. Call Gary 204-326-7000, Steinbach, MB. NEW HI-HOG SQUEEZE chute w/neck extender; New Hi-Hog portable loading chute w/transport. 306-538-4487, Kennedy, SK. BALE KING 2000R processor, right hand discharge, in excellent condition, $7500. Call 204-572-7999, Grandview MB. FEED TRUCK: 1997 INT. 4700 truck w/CATTLELAC 520 FEED MIXER, exc. condition, always shedded, $52,500. DEW-EZE BALE DECK, Model 380, current- 306-778-2533, Swift Current, SK. ly on 2004 Dodge dually, 1 ton dsl., $4300. BALE PROCESSOR, 2008, 3100 Bale King, Lynn Grant 306-298-2268, Val Marie, SK. fine cut, right hand discharge. $13,500. 306-957-4201, Vibank, SK. 2007 LUCKNOW M2260 vertical mixer feed HIGHLINE BP 8000 SHREDDER, R-hand wagon, twin screw and scale, $32,000 discharge, big tires, like new, $14,000. OBO. 306-531-8720, Lipton, SK. 306-768-3483, Carrot River, SK.

ECOCERT CANADA organic certification for producers, processors and brokers. Call the western office 306-873-2207, Tisdale, PUREBRED AUSTRALIAN SHEPARD pups, SK, email all shots, make great family pets or stock dog. 306-982-3043, Christopher Lake, SK. CANADA ORGANIC CERTIFIED by OCIA Canada. The ultimate in organic integrity PUREBRED GERMAN SHEPHERD Pups, for producers, processors and brokers. Call 3 month old males. Phone 204-732-2483, Ruth Baumann, 306-682-3126, Humboldt, Ste. Rose, MB. SK,, CHESAPEAKE BAY RETRIEVER CKC PRO-CERT ORGANIC SYSTEMS Royalty reg’d, excellent pedigrees, large, gentle, free organic certifier. Family owned, expe- intelligent, superb Retrievers. Take home rienced, affordable. Phone 306-382-1299 at Christmas. Vet certificate and 1st shots. Don 780-921-2407, Bon Accord, AB. or email Saskatoon SK. CKC REG. ST. BERNARD PUPS, males and females, ready to go mid Nov., first shots, micro chipped, $1300 each. Free WANTED: ORGANIC FEED barley and delivery to Edmonton, AB. Can email pics. milling oats for immediate delivery. 867-335-5192 cell, 867-668-7218 res, Growers International 306-652-4529, Whitehorse, YT. Saskatoon, SK. CKC REG’D NEWFOUNDLAND puppies. WANTED: ORGANIC hard red spring Shots and dewormed, $1000 registered or wheat and durum, for immediate $700 non-registered. Watson, SK. Maggie d e l i v e r y . G ro w e r s I n t e r n a t i o n a l , 306-287-3181, (cell) 306-287-8807. 306-652-4529, Saskatoon, SK.

SILVER STREAM SHELTERS: 30x72 single steel frame cover kit, $4700; 38x100 truss, $11,900. Replacement tarps for any brand, patch kits, rope webbing and ratchets. Call 1-877-547-4738. RW ORGANIC LTD. currently looking for all MIXMILL ROLLER MILL, 5 HP, electric, grades of wheat, new and old crop. with portioner augers for sale. Call 306-354-2660, Mossbank, SK. 306-845-2665, Turtleford, SK. WANTED: BUYING ORGANIC screenings, delivered. Loreburn, SK. Prompt payment. W ill As s is t ELI 306-644-4888 or 1-888-531-4888 ext. 2 AS S CALE SAFE NEW ONE-MAN corral designs plus W ith 306- 445 - 2 111 ORGANIC SEED: cert. Vimy flax, yellow 80 ideas to save costs and labor, 120 diaS h ippin g peas, high yield feed barley, large green grams, free look. North Ba ttleford , S a s k. lentils, high germ. and 0 disease. W ebsi t e: w w w.elia s s ca les .com ATTENTION LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS: 306-259-4982, 306-946-7446, Young, SK. 5 bar panels, 30’; 30’ windbreak panels; 30’ “ NO W EIGH LIK E IT” silage bunks; 30’ all steel grain troughs; TRADE AND EXPORT Canada Inc. now 30’ bale shredder bunks; 20’ Texas gates buying feed oats, flax and feed peas. and round bale feeders. Weld on and bolt Quick pay. Contact Lorna 1-877-339-1959. on clamps for sucker rod and pipe, 3/4” to ORGANIC FLAX STRAW open (large round) 3-1/2”. Will build equipment to your bales. Two locations near Saskatoon, SK. specs. Delivery available. Authorized dealCall 306-382-1299, 306-382-9024. er for feed box, pellet and grain feeders. Also handle complete line of wood and Cra te S ca le steel fence posts and rough cut lumber. s ta tio n a ry & p o rta b le Authorized dealer for Sakundiak grain bins. We manufacture hopper cones. Phone: 306-538-4487, K e n n e d y, SK. Pla tfo rm S ca le S evera l s izes to Heavy Duty 24’ PANELS, WINDBREAKS, cho o s e fro m bale feeders, calf shelters and more for (n o electrics ) sale. Inquire: 403-704-3828, Rimbey, AB, or Ba le S ca le FREESTANDING PANELS: 30’ windbreak Ho pper Feed er panels; 6-bar 24’ and 30’ panels; 10’, 20’ and 30’ feed troughs; Bale shredder bunks; w ith S ca le, 3-p t., Silage bunks; Feeder panels; HD bale feedtrk. m t. o r tra iler, ers; All metal 16’ and 24’ calf shelters. Will hyd . m o to r o r elec. custom build. 306-424-2094, Kendal, SK. MORAND CALVING barn gates and panels. Phone 306-528-4422, Nokomis, SK. SWM ESTABLISHED, financially secure farmer, fit, NS, SD, 5’11”, 195 lbs. I’m caring, kind hearted, active, enjoy golfing, camping, dining out and all outdoor ac3 100 Se ri e s Re e l M i xe rs tivities. Looking for fit, honest lady under EQ U IPM EN T IN C. w ith ROUGHAGE M AX X ™ 61 yrs w/similar interests. Please reply w/photo (if avail.) and ph. number. Box FOR ALL YOUR LIVES TOC K 2006, c/o Western Producer, Saskatoon, FEED IN G , S P R EAD IN G , C H OP P IN G SK. S7K 2C4.

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CHRISTMAS PUPPIES AND adults. Prices start at $100. 306-468-4545, Debden, SK. GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPS, ready to go, 6 weeks old. Leave message if not in. Phone Ed 306-272-3848, Foam Lake, SK. GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS 2 males/2 females now ready to go, Moose Jaw, SK. Contact us at 306-692-1609. THREE GOLDEN RETRIEVER CROSS Chocolate Lab puppies, 2 black males, 1 golden male. Have 1st shots. Ready to go. Asking $500. 306-834-7778, Major, SK. GERMAN SHEPHERD cross Black Lab puppies, ready to go, $50. 306-278-2141, Porcupine Plain, SK. 3/4 ST. BERNARD/ 1/4 Pyrenees cross puppies ready to go Dec. 15th, $100. 306-822-2085, La Loche, SK. YELLOW LAB PUPS born October 22. Eating, drinking, well socialized, $300. Phone 306-960-6301, Prince Albert, SK. Email: 7 GERMAN SHEPHERD CROSS HUSKY puppies, ready to go, includes first shots and deworming. $200. Raised outside. Phone 780-808-6657, Lloydminster, AB. LAB PUPPIES, 3 yellow males, 4 black females, ready to go, $200. 306-672-3769, Gull Lake, SK. AMERICAN COCKER SPANIELS: 2 females left! 1 black/white and 1 black/tan. Vet certified, $300. 306-380-3248, Elstow, SK.

GREAT PYRENEES PUPS, 5 males, exc. working parents, raised with sheep, $200 each. 204-567-3720, Miniota, MB. GOOD WORKING BLUE HEELER pups for sale, 1 female, 1 male, ready now, off hard working parents, first shots, dewormed, references avail., can arrange delivery, $250. 306-492-2447, Clavet, SK. REGISTERED BORDER COLLIE pups, black and white, aggressive working stock, first shots. 780-846-2643, Kitscoty, AB. PYRENEES CROSS BERNESE Mountain pups, born Oct. 17th, 1st shots, ready to go. $300. 306-354-7777, Mossbank, SK. RED and BLUE HEELER male pups, from proven working parents, last litter from this female. Asking $350/pup. Pics upon request. Call 403-579-2395, Byemoor, AB. Email:

FARMER, MID 40’s, 1 hr. NW of Saskatoon. Love farming, camping, quading, boating, all outdoor activities. Family and friends are very important. Honest, loyal, clean, and hardworking, NS, social drinker. Seeking woman under 45 with same interests. Must love country life. Kids welcome. Pictures appreciated. Confidentiality assured. All replies answered, don’t by shy. Box WANTED: BORDER COLLIE Heeler cross 2004, c/o Western Producer, Saskatoon, o r Au s t r a l i a n S h e p h e r d c r o s s p u p . SK, S7K 2C4. Email: 306-627-3388, Swift Current, SK.



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BEAUTIFUL SOUTH OKANAGAN Ranch 20 min. to Penticton, 20 min. to Apex Ski Resort, 10 min. to Twin Lake Golf Resort. 212 acres deeded, 170 acres irrigated hay, 12,000 acres grazing lease. Creek running through property, pristine plentiful water. 1700 sq. ft. home w/numerous top quality outbuildings, corrals and wells. Deeded property on both sides of Hwy. 3A. Excellent location for farmgate sales. Wonderful opportunity $1.275 million. Penticton, BC. 403-715-3515 or 403-634-8070.

LANIGAN, SK., 14 Bantry Street, asking $10,000 MLS. Former SaskPower 880 sq. ft. building on 50’x120’ lot. Environmental reports available. Offers to be submitted by noon January 16, 2012 for consideration. For further details, call Trent Lipka, Re/Max Saskatoon, 306-222-0716, visit

SOUTH PEACE COUNTRY: Certified or5 ACRE LOTS, 5 miles from Battleford. ganic land for sale, 135 acres mixed hay, $55,000 OBO. For more information call 25 acres in heavy Aspen bush. Full line of 306-441-4173, Battleford, SK. older equipment also for sale. Two additional quarters available in the future. LOG HOMES, custom built, hand crafted, 780-356-2352, Valhalla Centre, AB. Pike Lake, SK. Phone 306-493-2448 or 1) DELUXE RECREATIONAL QUARTER 306-222-6558, section, log home two cabins, revenue, gravel deposits, Clearwater River frontage, two creeks, great for horses, a must see investment. 2) Approx. 1600 acre cattle MEDALLION HOMES 1-800-249-3969 property west of Edmonton. 3) Deluxe Immediate delivery: New 16’ and 20’ 5000 acre ranch w/surface lease revenues modular homes; Also used 14’ and 16’ and large gravel deposits, private and exhomes. Now available: Lake homes. clusive. Have buyers for grainland. Don Medallion Homes, 306-764-2121, Prince Jarrett, Realty Executives Leading, Spruce Grove, AB., 780-991-1180. Albert, SK. 3300 ACRES, 5 deeded quarters, balance is SHERWOOD MODULAR HOMES, SRI a lease and runs lengthways with the Little factory built, 16’, 20’, 22’, sectionals. Full Smokey River, great pasture, hunting and set-up and service in house. Phone Regina fishing, over 600 acres of tame grass, lots 1-866-838-7744. Estevan 1-877-378-7744. of water, completely fenced and cross fenced, approx. 2000 sq. ft. log home, w/lots of new improvements, $1,200,000. For info call 780-524-3174, Valleyview, AB.

DELISLE, SK, 4.5 acres, industrial 5000 sq. ft. building, 300 amp power, included is cement batch plant, taxes $1900 yearly. Located across golf course. Price $399,000. 306-493-2222.

BEAUTIFUL 3 BEDROOM fully renovated log cabin w/detached garage at Eagle Bay Four Season Resort on titled lot, approx. 100 kms north of Candle Lake, SK. Asking $260,000. 306-227-8235, 306-426-2375.

USED MOTOROLA VHF 2-way radios, 1 yr. warranty, small, exc. shape, $250. Also new Vertex radios. Antennas and radio repairs. Glenn at Future Communications, 306-949-3000, Regina, SK.

LAKEVIEW, BRAND NEW at Hitchcock Bay, Lake Diefenbaker, SK., 1440 sq. ft., titled, AC, 2 bath, 2 bdrm on main, finished basement incl. in price if purchased by Dec. 31, $289,900. Call 306-573-4800.

HOME, HARNESS SHOP and large inventory. 780-879-2385, Alliance, AB.

FLAGSTAFF COUNTY central Alberta: Seven quarters mixed farm near Heisler, AB. Home half has pipeline revenue. Phone HOUSE FOR SALE in Mesa, AZ. 3444 North 780-889-2126. Tuscany Circle. Located in the beautiful 1435 ACRES FOR SALE, Halkirk, AB. gated community of Las Sendas. 2451 sq. area. 1250 cultivated, $650/acre or cash ft. 2 storey w/pool and hot tub. Built in rent $20/acre in advance. 403-934-4228. 1999. For more info call 306-487-7993 or email LOOKING TO CASH RENT pivot irrigated land for forage production prefer Strathmore/ Brooks, AB. area, but would consider all areas; Also want to CASH RENT DRY LAND for alfalfa production east of Hwy. #21, north of Hwy #1. Long term l e a s e p r e f e r a b l y. 4 0 3 - 5 0 7 - 8 6 6 0 .


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TRUCKERS, OUTDOORSMEN, FAMILIES. Modern 6 bdrm home, new septic and more on 15 acres. Hwy. 16 frontage. Adjoining quarter section land. Property offers many great opportunities: 2 large shops, barn, corrals, open pasture and bush. Plenty of wildlife. Niton Junction, AB, 780-795-3765, ALBERTA LAND FOR SALE: VAUXHALL: 297 acres, water rights, home, new 56x72 machine storage shed, etc. (#1817, Chris). ST. PAUL: Great mixed farm with crop and cattle, lots of buildings, surface lease revenue, good rainfall area. (#1819, Ben). VALLEYVIEW, AB: 158 acres, yard surrounded by trees and creek out back, mobile home with wrap around deck, shop, numerous other buildings. (#1806, Barry Palik). OYEN: 2 sections deeded land: One section: 183 acres, borders Hwy #9; other section has yardsite w/power to property. (#1814 Stan). HANNA: 4000 sq. ft. home, 160 acres w/1 mile of lake frontage, shop, corrals, turnkey business with two 640 sq. ft. fully furnished cabins. (#1811, Barry Lowe). BROOKS: Cash crop farm (hay/canola) #1 soil, 4 homes, large shop w/storage bays, comes w/land, buildings, equipment. (#1756, Ben). SOUTHERN AB: Nice pivot farm! Full set of buildings, immaculate yard, 6 full pivot circles. (#1755, Chris). Call Signature Service Real Estate 1-866-345-3414





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FARM LAND NEEDED for sale or rent. Young farmer trying to make a run at it and need more acres in Darcy to Plenty, SK. areas. Sheldon McLean 306-717-5058. SOLD, SOLD, SOLD: After selling approx. 30,000 acres over the summer I need farm and ranch listings. If you are considering sale of your property please consider John Cave with Edge Realty Ltd. 306-773-7379. DINSMORE FARM LAND: 2400 acres of grain and grassland. John Cave, Edge Realty Ltd., 306-773-7379, Swift Current, SK. RM OF McCRANEY #282, NE 1/4-18-30-2-W3. Includes two 1650 bu. steel bins. Cash rent offers considered. Mail offers to E. Owen, Box 252, Kenaston, SK S0G 2N0 Highest or any offer not necessarily accepted. Deadline December 31, 2011.


BY TENDER NW Sec 31 Twp 16 Rge 14 W3 R.M. of Swift Current #137 160A cres No buildings or other improvements The undersigned, Solicitors for the owner, will receive written tenders for the purchase of this land up until January 16th, 2012, at 4:00 p.m., subject to the following conditions: 1. Highest or any bid not necessarily accepted, and the right is reserved to reject any or all bids; 2. RESERVE BID of $150,000.00; 3. A certified cheque for 10% payable to WALPER-BOSSENCE LAW OFFICE, of the amount bid must be submitted with the written tender for it to be considered; 4. Unsuccessful bidders will have their certified cheques returned uncashed; 5. Balance of purchase price payable by 3:00 p.m. on January 31, 2012; 6. The Buyer is responsible to pay GST on the purchase price, if applicable.

ELMSTHORPE - over 5000 acres, will suit either application, ranch or grain; 1 quarter pasture near Regina; 8.69 acreage 1/2 hr west of Regina. Contact: Brian Tiefenbach, 306-536-3269, 306-525-3344, NAI Commercial Real Estate (Sask) Ltd.



FARMLAND NEAR BEISEKER, AB 152 acres with option to purchase adjoining 151 acres. Mostly 2H soil. MLS #C3495880. Call Verlin Rau, Discover Real Estate Ltd., 403-852-6459, Beiseker, AB.


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80 ACRES of pasture in the Pipestone RM KINISTINO #459: 160 cult. acres Valley, 10 miles south of Whitewood, SK. farmland near Melfort, SK. Well groomed Phone 306-949-8674 evenings. yard w/house and buildings. Will consider RM OF KELVINGTON near Round Lake selling yard separately. Call 306-752-2436. one quarter of land w/house, 30x60’ shop, older barn, 80 acres pasture w/new fence, 80 acres alfalfa 1 yr. old, c/w 1995 Ford tractor, FWA, 95 HP, lots of extras. Great 640 ACRES for sale or lease in RM of hunting area, right beside Route 66. Scott #98, best producing grainland. $225,000. 306-272-7715, Kelvington, SK. Phone 778-885-6513, Lang, SK. or contact RM OF CANWOOD #494, 160 acres pasby email: ture, 57 acres tame grass, rest native RM OF GREAT BEND: 1703 acres with grass. NE-3-53-6-W3rd. Large dugout, 1503 acres of good cultivated grain land. electric fence. 306-724-4903, Debden, SK. Just north of Radisson, close proximity to the Yellowhead Hwy. Priced to sell! MLS RM 371: 480 acres of farmland. John ®394405. Call Roger Manegre, Re/Max of Cave, Edge Realty Ltd. 306-773-7379, the Battlefords, 306-446-8800, North Bat- Swift Current, SK. tleford, SK. MINERAL RIGHTS. We will purchase and FARMS, RANCHES, ACREAGES AND o r l e a s e y o u r m i n e r a l r i g h t s . DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY. Check out 1-877-269-9990. our website to view all of our listings: or email: TOWN OF KINDERSLEY, SK. Waterview for a complete list property. Development/ farmland for sale of inventory. Call Roger Manegre, Re/Max by tender. Section NW-2-29-23-W3 land of the Battlefords, 306-446-8800, North immediately adjacent to town dam (Motherwill Reservoir, south side) and Ditson Battleford, SK. Drive. Approx. 50 acres. Conditions: 1) FOR CASH RENT: 20 Quarter sections of Highest or any offers not necessarily acgrainland, near Viceroy, SK, in the RM of cepted. 2) Persons submitting offers must Excel No. 71. Call 306-530-4566 for more rely on their own research, inspection of land and number of acres. 3) Offers to be information. sent to: prior to TIM HAMMOND REALTY RM 187 North Dec. 31, 2011. For more information call Qu’Appelle, SK. Incredible view of Echo 250-473-5779 for message or email Lake, 724 acres with approx. 503 cultivat- ed acres, total 2011 assessment $275,400 (avg. $60,889/quarter). Yard incl. 6,900 RM BLAINE LAKE. Approx. 5280 feet of bu. grain storage, metal quonset and 3 river frontage, estimated to have 300,000 phase power. Asking $1,100,000 MLS yards of gravel. 781 acres of grazing land. #417842. Kevin Jarrett 306-441-4152 All fenced. Pump house (insulated and heated) with 6 watering troughs. Priced as an investment property because of the rivL A N D F O R S A L E : R M o f M e e t i n g er frontage and gravel. Seller will sell any Lake/Rm of Round Hill. Can be sold com- portion or all as a package. MLS® 393713. plete of as individual units, 1296 Acres, Call Roger Manegre, Re/Max of the BattleM L S $ 5 6 5 , 0 0 0 . S W- 2 8 - 4 7 - 1 2 - W 3 ; fords, North Battleford, SK, 306-446-8800, NW-28-47-12-W3; NW-18-47-12-W3; NE-13-47-13-W3; SE-13-47-13-W3; NW-13-47-13-W3; SW-13-47-13-W3; RM of Harris, 12 quarters SE-14-47-13-W3. Tom Neufeld, Coldwell adjoining, 8 dugouts with creek running through, excellent fences with 1/2 mile to Banker, Rescom Realty 306-260-7838. be constructed and exceptional grass. FOR CASH RENT: 34 quarter sections Power is in place, good road access. mostly grainland in RM’s 44 and 74. Call $759,900. MLS Century 21 Fusion, Dwein 306-530-4566, Regina, SK. Trask 306-221-1035.



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RANCH AND AGGREGATE: South central Sask. ranch for sale, in beautiful Touchwood Hills. 400-500 head cow/calf operation with good handling facilities, good aggregate income, rotational grazing with lots of water. Managed properly the aggregate will pay for the ranch. Call 306-531-8720 for more information 5% RETURN 1/2 section of pasture land with oil revenue in the RM of Kindersley. Contact Brad Edgerton at Edge Realty Ltd., 306-463-7357, Kindersley, SK. RM #290 KINDERSLEY SK accepting cash rental or offers to purchase SW 33-29-25 W3. Tenders for cash rental only SW 30-30-25 W3. Both quarters have been hay for six years, both quarters chem fallow. Approx. 145.5 cultivated acres on both quarters. Tenders to close midnight January 22, 2012. Highest or any tender not necessarily accepted. Mail tenders to Box 997, Kindersley, SK S0L 1S0 or fax 306-838-2147. Ph 306-838-2177. WANTED TO RENT LAND in RM of Grandview #349 or RM of Reford #379. 306-658-4860, 306-948-7807, Biggar, SK. REDUCED!!! RM #494, CANWOOD, SK. 159 acres fenced, 130 acres cropped, 2 year organic farming, house, outbuildings, well kept yard with wells. 306-468-2038. RM STANLEY 215, Melville. 2 quarters farmland adjacent to old Hwy. #10. Excellent for farming or acreage. Approx. 1200 sq. ft. bungalow. Call 306-539-0108.

GLASLYN POWER & EQUIPMENT INC. located at the Junction of Hwys. 4 and 3, the gateway to the North. Over 10,000 sq. ft. metal clad building, c/w almost all shop equipment, specialty tool, shop lifts, service and delivery trucks. All parts and office equipment included, a turnkey farm service business. A person must view this building to appreciate the value and opportunity. MLS® 417797. For info. call Lloyd Ledinski, Re/Max of the Battlefords, North Battleford, SK. 306-446-8800 or 306-441-0512, TIM HAMMOND REALTY Section of productive grain farmland in the heart of oil country near Neilburg, SK. Features 610 cult. acres. Total assessment $235,100 ( av g . a s s e s s m e n t p e r 1 6 0 a c r e s i s $59,052). Incl. 29,000 bu. grain storage. Asking $750,000. Call Kevin Jarrett 306-441-4152. MLS #417972 110 ACRES HIGH FENCED pasture, along with 140 acres farmland, plus 45 acres hayland. To be sold as one package. 306-843-3315, 306-843-7853, Wilkie, SK. ARE YOU LOOKING TO EXPAND your farm acreage base? Put me to work to secure appropriate land to purchase or rent in your area. Call to discuss the opportunities. Harry Sheppard, Sutton Group-Results Realty, Regina, SK. 306-530-8035.

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6 QTRS. RM K in d ers ley APPROX. 2700 ACRES OF LAND in RM No. 301 and 333. Total land assessment of $858,200. Mostly E, F, G and H soil class. 4 yard sites. Abundance of water. Mostly fenced. Excellent for mixed operation or grain. Call for further details. Harry Sheppard, Sutton Group Results Realty, Regina, SK. 306-530-8035. RM ABERDEEN LAND. 3 quarter sections west of Aberdeen, 1 with pivot irrigation, 2 adjoining with good assessment. Call Don D y c k , R e / M a x N o r t h C o u n t r y, 306-221-1684, Warman, SK. SASK LAND FOR SALE: WILLOW BUNCH: 794 acres all in a block. Adjacent land available. (#1823, Elmer). WILLOW BUNCH: 13 quarters all in one block, wind turbine contract on each quarter. MLS® (#1823, Elmer). MAPLE CREEK: Rare Opportunity! 300+ cow ranch, 13 deeded quarters, 10 quarters lease in native grass, home, quonset, etc. (#1742, Gordon). SWIFT CURRENT: Rolling 100 cow ranch, year round springs, good winter shelter. (#1738, Gordon). YORKTON: Very nice grain farm, 1400 acres farmland in black soil zone. More land available to buy or rent. (1818, Barry Palik). FOAM LAKE: 4 quarters in a block. (#1810, Barry Palik). Signature Service Real Estate, phone 1-866-345-3414. WANTED TO RENT or purchase farmland in RM’s of 281, 251, 252 or adjoining. All replies kept in confidence. Box 5556, c/o Western Producer, Saskatoon, SK S7K 2C4 LAKE DIEFENBAKER: 640 acres of native and tame grass with full set of buildings. John Cave, Edge Realty Ltd, Swift Current, SK, 306-773-7379. TIM HAMMOND REALTY RM 436 Douglas near Mayfair, SK. 476 acres with approx. 35 cult. acres, 280 tame grass acres and 161 bush/pasture acres. Total 2011 assessment $135,900 (avg. $45,700/quarter). Yard incl. 750 sq. ft. bungalow, shop, pole shed, 3 open front shelters and corrals. Asking $320,000. Kevin Jarrett 306-441-4152 MLS #417361 http://Arthur.TimHammond TIM HAMMOND REALTY 877 acres with 700 cultivated acres NW of Springwater SK. Total 2011 assessment $230,072 (avg. $41,971/quarter), 1 x 2,700 bu. steel bin, Tenant has Right of First Refusal. Asking $640,000. Kevin Jarrett 306-441-4152 MLS #417570. YES IT MAKES a difference! Combine the worldwide recognition of the Multiple Listing Service with the worldwide recognition of Century 21 Realty and you have a winning combination for marketing your farm or ranch. Call Dwein Trask at Century 21 Fusion, Saskatoon, SK 306-221-1035 or Mandi 306-657-3283. Email inquiries welcome to We should talk.

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PARTING OUT Polaris snowmobiles, 1985 to 2005. Edfield Motors Ltd., phone: 306-272-3832, Foam Lake, SK.

HYBRID AND OPEN-POLLINATED canola varieties at great prices. Fenton Seeds, Tisdale, SK., 306-873-5438.

OLDER JD SNOWMOBILE, $900. Phone 204-667-2867, fax 204-667-2932, Winnipeg, MB. 2010 ARCTIC CAT CROSSFIRE, w/2158 m i l e s . C a l l H o d g i n s Au c t i o n e e r s 1-800-667-2075. PL 915407.

CERTIFIED Taurus, Sorrel, Scorpion available. Va n B u rc k S e e d s 306-863-4377 Star City, SK.

SNOW GROOMER Marcel 10’ wide Massey 396 tractor w/tracks, 3082 hrs., $25,000. 306-563-8765, Canora, SK.

CERT. AND REG. Sorrel flax. Phone Frederick Seeds at Watson, SK., 306-287-3977.

1973 MF 344 snowmobile, 1598 miles; also JD Spitfire snowmobile. $400 each. GOOD PRODUCING FARMLAND wanted 780-985-3271, Thorsby, AB. in all areas of Saskatchewan. No commissions and no extra fees. Phone Harry Shep- PARTS FOR VINTAGE snowmobiles, 1990 pard, Sutton Group Results Realty, Regina, and older. Call Don at 780-755-2258, Wainwright, AB. SK, 306-530-8035.

CERT. #1 CDC Sorrel. Call Fenton Seeds, Tisdale, SK., 306-873-5438. CERTIFIED PRAIRIE Grand Flax, Greenshields Seeds, 306-524-2155 (W), 306-524-4339 (W), Semans, SK.

1992 BOMBARDIER BR 40 Crawler w/Mogul Master Groomer. Hodgins Auctioneers 1-800-667-2075. PL 915407.

WANTED: GRAIN LAND TO RENT, 25 mile radius of Rouleau, SK. Call 306-776-2600 or WANTED TO RENT or purchase farmland in RM’s of 281, 251, 252 or adjoining. All replies kept in confidence. Box 5556, c/o Western Producer, Saskatoon, SK S7K 2C4 WANT TO PURCHASE GRAIN farm in central Sask. Have money to invest. Looking for partner willing to run day to day operation. Would like solid, hard working, honest Christian couple who may not have the cash to purchase own farm, but may see this as opportunity to establish a farm for themselves in the future. 604-826-5184, Abbotsford, BC or email

1993 POLARIS INDY 500, 2600 miles, 6 miles on new engine, $3000 OBO; 2000 CLASSIC 500, 600 miles, $5200 OBO. Both serviced, ready to go. 306-345-2555, 306-536-9210, Belle Plain, SK. 2008 ARCTIC CAT Cross Fire 600, electric start, reverse, 2700 miles, $5500. Mike 306-629-3701, Morse, SK. 2006 ARCTIC CAT F7 Firecat, Sno-Pro series, excellent condition. 306-472-5940 or 306-648-7093, Lafleche, SK. 2011 POLARIS RMK 600, 155” track; 2011 Arctic Cat M6, 153” track; 2011 SkiDoo MXZ 600, elec. start; 2008 Arctic Cat T660, 4-stroke Touring; 2007 RMK 600, shift; 2010 RMK Trail 550, fan cooled. Call Neil 306-231-8300, Humboldt, SK.

w w w .kin d e rs le yre a le s ta te .co m NEAR ALVENA, SK: One quarter for sale NE 01-42A-W3. Assessment $70,100. Considering written offers received before January 23, 2012. For further info. phone 306-717-5106, Dan Bokshowan 105-306 LaRonge Road, Saskatoon, SK S7K 8B9. R M W E L L I N G TO N # 9 7 . Section 34-11-14-W2. Assessment at 184,300. 160 acres in pasture with good water source. Call 306-465-2626, Yellow Grass, SK. or email

ONE QUARTER, About 100 acres pasture or grain, beautiful yard with 1700 sq. ft. house. 2-1/2 miles from St. Brieux, SK. Barn, cattle shelter, corrals, heated shop, 6 steel bins, 50x100’ shed. 306-275-2007.

INVESTORS SEED THIS fall or spring. 17 quarters, 2690 acres, 2120 cult., 80 tramped, 490 bush and pasture, 2 yardsites w/buildings, good drinking water. Also 18 acres yard and buildings. Phone. for website 204-858-2555, Hartney, MB. RM SILVER CREEK: Half section with grain storage. Call Rob Moulson 204-424-5507, Angusville, MB. RM OF LAWRENCE: Native/tame hay and pasture. Sheltered yardsite includes a newer bungalow, shop and misc. buildings. Close to town and school. 204-732-2409, Rorketon, MB.

NEW 2009 ALUMACRAFT model 165 Camp Classic, c/w 50 HP 4 stroke model F50TLR and EZ loader trailer. Regular $21,973, Clear-out price $16,970. Call Dennis 306-563-5626, Canora, SK. DL #84897 SIESTA SUITES KELOWNA Enjoy winter in the mild climate of Kelowna, BC. Spacious newly renovated kitchen suites from only $990/mo. Call 1-800-663-4347 MUST SELL! 50 new 2011 travel trailers Website: and fifth wheels starting as low as Email: $ 1 3 , 9 0 0 . w w w. s w e n s o n r v. c o m ON THE GREENS COTTONWOOD, AZ. 1-800-735-5846, Minot, North Dakota Gated 55 plus manufactured home golf FOR SALE OR TRADE: 2006 32.5 Cypress course community located in the heart of by Newmar 5th wheel, vg condition and Verde Valley just 20 mins south of Sedona, very well made. Sleeps 4, 3 slides. Trade 1 hr from Phoenix, Prescott and Flagstaff. for cattle or horses. Asking $30,000, All homes come complete with garage, paid $61,000 new. For more information covered deck and landscaping. Land lease call 780-754-2296, Irma, AB. fees include $1 million clubhouse, large inS A S K ATO O N R V S U P E R S TO R E . C O M door lap pool, hot tub and complete gym. Also includes water, sewer, trash pickup Phone 306-978-7253, Saskatoon, SK. and reduced golf fees. For information call 2008 HOST 11-1/2’ triple slide truck 1-800-871-8187 or 928-634-7003. camper, generator, 70 gal. water tank and every option avail., matching white F450 SKIING AT PANORAMA, BC. Private w/custom built hitch to pull trailer. Will cabin sleeps 12. Only 3 minutes walk to separate. 306-642-3315, Assiniboia, SK. main lift. Reasonable rates. For bookings call Eva at: 780-853-0653. RM of Harris, 12 quarters adjoining, 8 dugouts with creek running through, excellent fences with 1/2 mile to be constructed and exceptional grass. Power is in place, good road access. $759,900. MLS Century 21 Fusion, Dwein Trask 306-221-1035. PASTURE WANTED: 2012 grazing season, cow/calf or yearlings. Call 403-552-3753, Kirriemuir, AB. 12 QUARTERS PASTURE, 9 deeded, 3 lease, half native half tame, cross fenced, good water, spring fed dugout, pasture is in excellent shape, located 15 miles south of Robsart, SK. Asking $300,000. 306-662-8557, 306-628-4260.

CERTIFIED FOREMOST conventional, Rugby Round-up ready, Canterra canola varieties. Greenshields Seeds, Semans, SK, 306-524-2155(W), 306-524-4339 (H).

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CERTIFIED METCALF. Greenshields Seeds. 306-524-2155(W), 306-524-4339(H), Semans, SK. CERTIFIED AC Metcalfe, CDC Copeland malting barley, $11.00/bu. Discounts available. VISA and MC accepted. Visit our website: for details. Phone 306-731-2843, Lumsden, SK. CERT. #1 AC Newdale, 2 row; Legacy, 6 r o w. F e n t o n S e e d s , T i s d a l e , S K . 306-873-5438.

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CERTIFIED CDC Maxim, CDC Improve, CDC Imigreen lentils, all clearfield varieties. Great condition, high germination. Discounts available. VISA and MC acceptCERT. NEWDALE BARLEY; Cert. and Reg. ed. Visit: for details. Metcalfe barley; Cert. and Reg. Copeland Phone 306-731-2843, Lumsden, SK. barley. Phone Frederick Seeds at Watson, CERT. #1 CDC Impala Clearfield lentils SK., 306-287-3977. Fenton Seeds, Tisdale, SK., 306-873-5438. CERTIFIED Copeland, Metcalfe, Newdale, Legacy, Tradition, Cowboy, Meredith, CERT. GREENLAND and ROULEAU lentils. McGwire available. Van Burck Seeds Phone 306-395-2652, Chaplin, SK. 306-863-4377, Star City, SK. CDC IMPOWER LENTILS. Newest Clearfield large green lentils. 94% germ, Foundation and Registered. Supply limited. CERT. CDC VERONA and AC Strongfield Call: Glenn Annand, 306-867-9669, OutDurum wheat. Very high quality seed, high look, SK. or germ., no Graminearum. Geiger Farms Ltd, Leader, SK, call Tim 306-628-7896, CERT. GREENLAND LENTIL, 98% germ., 0% disease, .34¢/lb. Hansen Seeds Yellow 520-350-1090, or Grass, SK. 306-465-2525 or 306-861-5679. REGISTERED and CERTIFIED VERONA 306-395-2652, Chaplin, SK. TOP QUALITY CERTIFIED SEED. All the CERTIFIED CDC Verona durum. Easier to new varieties: CDC Imvincible, CDC Imithresh and superb color retention, $15/bu. green, French green CDC Peridot as well Discounts available. VISA and MC accept- all the reds CDC Dazil, CDC Redcliff, CDC ed. Visit: for details. Ruby, CDC Imax. Get it before its gone. Call 306-693-9402, Moose Jaw, SK. or Phone 306-731-2843, Lumsden, SK. email Licen s ed & bon d ed 1- 800- 2 58- 7434 ro ger@ seed - m

C E RT I F I E D TRE ASURE AND Patrick, Greenshields Seeds, 306-524-2155 (W), 306-524-4339, Semans, SK. CERT. LEGGETT OATS; Cert. and Reg. Orrin oats. Phone Frederick Seeds at Watson, SK, 306-287-3977. CERT. #1 CDC Orrin, Leggett. Fenton Seeds, Tisdale, SK., 306-873-5438.

ARIZONA HOME on Coyote Lakes golf 2001 HOLIDAY RAMBLER Endeavor, 40’, course. Available for winter rental. dis- 32’ EZEE-ON 4600 DISC, $49,900. two sliders, 330 HP Cummins, 7.5 KW die- count for 3 months. Phone 306-963-2035. Phone 306-421-0205, Estevan, SK. sel generator, 64,500 miles, Roadmaster chassis, hardwood floors, satellite, two VICTORIA, BC. We are a 3 star hotel offerTV’s, exc. cond. $65,000. 204-325-2550, ing short and long term stays. Our selfcontained suites feature king size beds, CERTIFIED Utmost, Goodeve, Harvest, Plum Coulee, MB. kitchens, AC, free WiFi, weekly linen and Carberry, Muchmore, Pasteur, Splendor maid service, free parking and tenant laun- a v a i l a b l e . V a n B u r c k S e e d s dry. We are a 5 min. walk from downtown 306-863-4377, Star City, SK. and on major transportation routes. We welcome Snowbirds and are open to your CERTIFIED UNITY Midge resistant, Stetrequests. Info. tler. Greenshields Seeds. Semans, SK. 306-524-2155(W), 306-524-4339(H). call 250-590-1660, Facebook: hotel 760 CERTIFIED AC Unity VB seed. Book Early FARM/RANCH/RECREATION, Buying or WINTER GETAWAY: Furnished home on to guarantee your supply. Contact Patrick Selling, Call Tom Neufeld 306-260-7838, golf course near Cobble Hill, BC on 306-638-3177, Chamberlain, SK. Coldwell Banker ResCom Realty. Vancouver Island. Available Nov. 1st, 5 QUARTERS OF PASTURE land in Provost, $1200/month Call: 780-853-4973 or CERTIFIED SADASH WHEAT for sale. Call LAND FOR SALE: In Colonsay RM, East half AB area. Power on old yard site, good wa- 2000 NEWMAR DUTCH STAR motor email: 306-395-2652, Chaplin, SK. of 24-34-27 W2 and NW24-34-27 W2. ter, good fence, great hunting. Serious in- home c/w Cummins 330, Allison 6 spd., HARVEST RS WHEAT, Certified and Reg.; Phone 306-944-2089. quiries only. Phone 780-753-1781. air ride suspension, 7500 watt Genset, 2 Utmost (VB) wheat, midge tolerant. slides, satellite TV, 2 AC’s, Corian counPhone Frederick Seeds at Watson, SK, DOW NSIZ ING YOUR OPERATION? ters, every option, Sask. registered. Call 306-287-3977. for pics. Bob 780-679-7680, Ferintosh, AB. RETIREM ENT OR SEM I-RETIREM ENT? SAWMILLS – Band/Chainsaw - Cut lum- REGISTERED, CERTIFIED AC 2007 Safari Chee- ber any dimension, anytime. Make money da VB midge resistant wheat. Highest FREEING UP CASH FROM tah 41’ 4 slides, 350 HP Cat, 27,000m, and save money. In stock, ready to ship. yielding variety, $12.50/bu. Discounts LAND FOR OTHER INVESTM ENTS? $109,900; 2005 Tiffin Allegro Bus 40’ 3 Starting at $1195. 1-800-566-6899 ext. available. VISA and MC accepted. Visit: CAPITALIZ ING ON slides, 400 HP Cummins, 38m $109,900; 168. w w w. L L s e e d s . c a fo r d e t a i l s . P h o n e TODAY’S HIGH LAND PRICES? 2003 Newmar Dutch Star 39’, 2 slides, 350 306-731-2843, Lumsden, SK. HP, 47,000m, $69,900; 2002 Winnebago WOOD-MIZER PORTABLE SAWMILLS, Ultimate Freedom 40’, 370 HP Cummins, 2 eight models, options and accessories. CERT. #1 GOODEVE VB; CDC Utmost VB; Harvest; CDC Teal; AC Sadash; AC Vista. slides, 43,000m, $69,900. Financing avail. 1-877-866-0667. Fenton Seeds, Tisdale, SK., 306-873-5438. 306-974-4223, 411 C 48 St. E, Saskatoon, SK. Open Tues-Sat, 8:30-5:00, DL #32637. • S PECIAL IZIN G IN FARM & RAN CH PROPERTIES • QUAL IFIED CAS H BUYERS FROM HOM E & ABROAD 2003 HOLIDAY RAMBLER, 38’, Class A, • PROV IDIN G EX CEPTION AL S ERV ICE c/w triple slide, loaded w/features, exc. cond., 370 HP, Cummins, sat. dish w/Bell 10x14 PLATFORM SCALE, $12,500. • DECADES OF AGRICUL TURAL K N OW L EDGE system, full body paint, 35,000 miles, al- Used 10x14’, $9500. Ph. 204-871-1175 or AN D EX PERIEN CE ways stored in heated shop, set up for toll free 1-800-862-8304, MacGregor, MB. TOP QUALITY CERT. alfalfa and grass towing, meticulously cared for, must be Ca ll to d a y fo r a p ro fes s io n a l co n s u lta tio n /eva lu a tio n seen to be appreciated. Private Sale. GRAIN CART SCALES. Order now for ear- seed. Call Gary or Janice Waterhouse o fyo u r p ro p erty w ith n o o b liga tio n o r fee. $95,000. Call Brad 306-365-7289, Lanigan, ly season discount. Typical 750 bu. grain 306-874-5684, Naicam, SK. SK or email for cart, $3150. Ph 204-871-1175 or toll free CERT. ALFALFAS AND GRASSES, free 3 06 -53 0-8 03 5 1-800-862-8304, MacGregor, MB. pictures and details. delivery. Dyck Forages & Grasses Ltd., Elie, e -m a il: h a rry@ s h e p p a rdre a 40’ WINNEBAGO TOUR 207, Freigh- ELIAS SCALES MFG., several different MB, 1-888-204-1000. S u tton G rou p-R E S U L TS R E A L TY tliner chassis, 400 Cummins, 6 speed ways to weigh bales and livestock; PlatR egin a, S K Allison trans, Onan diesel generator, form scales for industrial use as well, non17,000 miles, 4 slides, top of the line electric, no balances or cables (no weigh coach, $120,000. Selling due to health. like it). Shipping arranged. 306-445-2111, CERTIFIED #1 CARLTON brome. Fenton Seeds, Tisdale, SK., 306-873-5438. 403-335-3270 403-586-1928 Didsbury, AB North Battleford, SK.

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REGISTERED, CERTIFIED CDC Patrick green pea. Stands up great, mildew resistant and retains color! $13.50/bu. Discounts available. VISA and MC accepted. visit our website: for details. Phone 306-731-2843 Lumsden, SK. CERT. #1 CDC Meadow; CDC Prosper; CDC Acer (Maple); Camry (Green). Fenton Seeds, Tisdale, SK., 306-873-5438. CERTIFIED Meadow, Bronco, Admiral, 40-10 Silage, Leroy, Samson Mfat, Patrick, Sage, Espace (contract), Rocket (contract) available. Va n B u rc k S e e d s 306-863-4377, Star City, SK.

CUSTOM CLEANING AND bagging all types of mustard for seed or processing. Color sorting available. Also looking for low g r a d e m u s t a r d . C a l l A c ke r m a n A g 306-638-2282, Chamberlain, SK. CERTIFIED ANDANTE yellow mustard and Centennial brown mustard. Greenshields Seeds, Semans, SK, 306-524-2155 (W), 306-524-4339 (H). BESCO GRAIN LTD. Buyer of all varieties of mustard. Call for competitive pricing. Call 204-736-3570, Brunkild, MB.

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TOP QUALITY ALFALFA, variety of grasses and custom blends, farmer to farmer. Gary Waterhouse 306-874-5684, Naicam, SK. COMMON #1 GRASSES, legumes, blends. Trawin Seeds, 306-752-4060, Melfort, SK. FOR ALL YOUR forage seed needs. Full line of alfalfa/grasses/blending. Greg Bjornson 306-554-3302 or 306-554-7987, Viking Forage Seeds, Wynyard, SK.

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700 CERTIFIED ORGANIC alfalfa/ Timothy/ brome bales, approx. 1300 lbs., baled with NH 664, $50 per bale. 780-356-2352, 780-831-5116, Valhalla Centre, AB. ALFALFA BROME ROUND bales, excellent condition, JD 5x6 baler. Call 204-842-3613 or 204-773-6949, Birtle, MB. HAY FOR SALE, 2000 large 4x4 sq. alfalfa bales, trucking can be arranged. 306-457-2935 evenings, Stoughton, SK.

HAY AND STRAW, very little or no rain. Straight brome and alfalfa/grass mix. 1600 lbs., JD cover edge net wrapped, pick up or can deliver by the semi load. 306-961-2777, Prince Albert, SK. 100% BROME GRASS, and brome grass and alfalfa mix, 1800 lb. round bales. 306-594-2305, Norquay, SK. 1000 ALFALFA MIX 2011 bales, twine, hard core, 1100 lbs., $30 each. Weyburn, SK. 306-842-3532, 306-861-1827. EXCELLENT QUALITY ALFALFA and/or alfalfa brome mix hay for sale. 1000 round bales at 1000 lbs. each, $25 each. Rosetown/Biggar, SK. area, 306-882-3165. 355- 1200/1300 lb. hard core alfalfa/ Timothy/brome bales; 200- no rain, $35, 155- slight rain, $25; 200 (2010)- 900 lbs., 125 w/no rain, $20; 75 w/rain, $15. Phone 306-921-6995 or 306-275-4911. St. Brieux, SK. 600 HARD CORE ALFALFA/ BROME round bales for sale near Herbert, SK. Call or inquire regarding delivery and pricing at 306-784-7644. Email HIGH QUALITY, ALFALFA/GRASS mix, round bales, net wrapped, 1500 lbs., feed tested, $40/ton. Phone cel. 306-642-7584, Assiniboia, SK. DURUM STRAW, 3x4 squares, $15. Delivery available. 306-631-8854, Moose Jaw, SK. or email: 2011 TOP QUALITY- 1000 round bales, mixed and alfalfa for sale. For info. call 306-421-3859, Estevan, SK. LARGE QUANTITY OF Alfalfa and Alfalfa Brome mix hay for sale. Phone 780-872-2832, Paradise Hill, SK. RM 369: 2011 2nd cut alfalfa, 210 bales, 1850 lb, net wrapped, protein 19.5%, RFV 135. 306-716-3409, Humboldt SK 250 EXCELLENT ALFALFA brome, no rain, $35/round bale, 1300+. 306-656-4541, Harris, SK. 5X4 ROUND HARD CORE Alfalfa and Alfalfa/grass bales, 2011 is $20 and 2010 is $10; Also 2010 small squares, $1.25/ea. Phone 306-726-4569, Southey, SK. SECOND CUT ALFALFA, round bales, no rain. Innisfail, AB. 403-227-6692.

2011 HAY, 1400-1500 lbs, net wrapped, no rain, 70% alfalfa, 30% brome, $30/bale, l a r g e r o r d e r s n e g o t i a b l e . D e l i ve r y available. Stony Beach, SK. 306-533-0062, 306-345-2171. 1000 ALFALFA/BROME mix, approx. 1600 lbs., netwrap bales, no rain. Call Sullivan Farms, 306-463-3678, Flaxcombe, SK. 450 ALFALFA GRASS 5x6 hay bales, 306-528-4408, Nokomis, SK. LARGE ROUND ALFALFA brome; alfalfa and crested wheat; and alfalfa. 1500 lbs. ea. 2010/ 2011. 306-463-3132, Kindersley, SK GOOD QUALITY HAY, AB and BC, big rounds. Call for delivery prices. 403-758-3041, Magrath, AB. ALFALFA FOR SALE: 2nd cut square, $3. 1st cut round, $30; 2nd cut round, $35, last year $25. 306-423-5714, Domremy SK SECOND CUT ALFALFA hay, feed tested, dairy quality. Mike, 306-631-8779 or 306-691-5011, Moose Jaw, SK. 350, 5x6 HAY BALES, 70% alfalfa, 30% brome, $60/ton. 500, 2010 hay, good quality and have complete analysis available. Will consider bred cows as trade. Call 306-856-2013, Conquest, SK, or email HAY FOR SALE. 2500 alfalfa or grass mix round netwrap bales, no rain. Straw also. Alan Coutts 306-463-8423, Marengo, SK. ROUND ALFALFA/GRASS bales, $35, various grades and sizes, NOP cert. organic. 306-279-4325, Tarnopol, SK. BROME/ALFALFA HAY, 1000 lb. bales. 12.9% protein, $23/bale; 8% protein $20/bale. 306-297-6402, Admiral, SK. EXCELLENT HORSE FEED hard core round bales, no rain, alfalfa/Timothy brome mix, $65/bale. 403-616-4667, Cochrane, AB. CALVING EARLY? Dense heavy small square straw bulls Phone 306-528-4422, Nokomis, SK.

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WANTED: BUYING ALL grades of oats. Send sample to Newco Grain Ltd., Box 717, Coaldale, AB., T1M 1M6. Call 1-800-661-2312. WE BUY HEATED CANOLA, Off-grade Grain and Screenings. Also buying barley, wheat, etc. Payment is quick! Call Joy Lowe or Scott Ralph at Wilde Bros. Ag Trading. Phone toll free 1-877-752-0115. Email:

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BALE PICKER, 2 prong, fits in truck box, fits on 5th wheel ball or other, quick and easy, operate from cab, electric over hyd., strong and fast. Phone 306-445-2111, North Battleford, SK. 1000 GRASS/ALFALFA square bales, exc. quality, tarped stack, $2.75/bale. Saskatoon, SK area. Phone 306-931-7194. 125 GREENFEED BALES, 5x6 bales (oats) 25 to 30% grain in head, dry, no rain $22/ea. 306-682-3293, Humboldt area, SK 320 BROME ALFALFA BALES For Sale approx. 1200 lbs., no rain, good quality, can load, $25/bale. Vanscoy, SK. Phone 306-668-4215 or 306-222-8489. FLAX STRAW open (large round) bales. Two locations near Saskatoon, SK. Call 306-382-1299, 306-382-9024.

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SAVE UP TO $4800. 10- 520/85R46’s, Firestone Radial DT 23, new, $2200 each. Call Darren 204-727-7938 or Greg 204-573-7866, Brandon, MB. MICHELIN XTLA 20.5 R25 new loader tires, excellent tires for all season. Excellent winter tires. Price for all four $10,500. C a n d e l i v e r. C y p r e s s R i v e r, M B 204-743-2324 TWO MICHELIN 600x65R34 multibib, 151 D rating, asking $4500 for the pair. 780-679-4811, Bashaw, AB.







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W e w ork w i th a ll types of gra in inclu ding hea ted ca nola . Phone 1-866-824-8324 in C a lga ry, 1-877-775-2155 in Bra ndon or 1-877-777-7715 in Red D eer for a ll you r gra i nm a rketing needs.

WHY NOT KEEP MARKETING SIMPLE? You are selling feed grains. We are buying feed grains. Fast payment, with prompt pickup, true price discovery. Call Gerald Snip, Jim Beusekom, Allen Pirness or Dave Lea at Market Place Commodities JD HARD CORE alfalfa or alfalfa/ brome Ltd., Lethbridge, AB. Ph.: 1-866-512-1711. timothy mix. Call 306-542-8382, Pelly, SK. Email SAY GOODBYE TO BLOAT 5x5 hard core NUVISION COMMODITIES is currently Sainfoin legume round bales, good quality. purchasing feed barley, wheat, peas and 306-336-2667, Lipton, SK. milling oats. 204-758-3401, St. Jean, MB. LARGE ROUND AND SMALL SQUARE, alfalfa and mixed, close to Regina, SK., Call 306-539-6123.


SHUR-LOK TRUCK TARPS and replacement $20/BALE ALFALFA/GRASS mix, 1500 lb., tarps for all makes of trucks. Alan, 5x6 hard core. 306-394-4407, Mossbank, 306-723-4967, 306-726-7808, Cupar, SK. SK. TARPCO, SHUR-LOK, MICHEL’S sales, ALFALFA/BROME HAY, 4x8 square, avg. service, installations, repairs. Canadian 1600 lbs., no rain, tarped. Contact Jim, company. We carry aeration socks. We Fort Qu’Appelle, SK, days 306-332-6221, now carry electric chute openers for grain night 306-332-3955. trailer hoppers. 1-866-663-0000.








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WANTED: ALFALFA HAY in round or large square, will buy all qualities including with rain. Priced according to quality, in Southern Alberta. 1-800-291-1432. POLY TANKS: 15 to 10,000 gallons; Bladder tanks from 220 to 88,000 gal; Water 300 LARGE ROUND net wrapped whole oat and liquid fertilizer; Fuel tanks, single and bales, (forage variety), .03¢/lb.; 70 grass double wall; Truck and storage, gas or dsl. bales, protein 13.6%, TDN 64.2. Won 2nd Wilke Sales, 306-586-5711, Regina, SK. place at Harvest Showdown, Yorkton, SK. Phone Ed 306-563-6261, Gorlitz, SK. VACUUM 3000 GALLON tank, full opening door, $10,000 OBO; Fuel tank 10,000 LARGE STRAW BALES and hay bales, mesh back on skids, single wall, new cond., w r a p p e d . P h o n e 3 0 6 - 2 8 3 - 4 7 4 7 o r gallons, $9000 OBO. 306-267-4552, Coronach, SK. 306-220-0429, Langham, SK.

CRESTED WHEAT GRASS hay for sale, excellent quality, big square bales. Call FERTILIZER- Phosphate, Gypsum and Randy 306-662-2019, Maple Creek, SK. Compost. Phosphate and gypsum are OMRI approved for organic. The compost HAY WANTED: 2010-2011 or new 2012. is approved for organic use by WSAD. This Large square bales only located in SK or soft rock phosphate is used by organic and MB. Call Wayne, 519-374-1109. regular farmers with positive results. BuySASK HAY Small square alfalfa mix ing this fall could be a saving to you! Congrass/brome bundled into large bales of tact Bartzen Ag Supply Ltd. 306-242-4553 21, not touched by hand until you feed. or email: You pick up or we can arrange delivery. Mike 306-640-9506, Willow Bunch, SK. 400 ALFALFA/BROME 5X6 JD bales, net wrapped, $36/ea. loaded. Delivery av a i l a b l e . P h o n e 3 0 6 - 2 5 9 - 4 9 2 3 o r RAM POWER SNARES, Conibear traps, 306-946-7923, Young, SK. fur handling equipment. For free catalogue HAY AND STRAW for sale. Dairy quality, feeder hay, and grass hay, 3x4 square LARGE ROUND STRAW bales, wheat and email or call 306-862-4036, Nipawin, SK. oats. 306-423-5422, Domremy, SK. bales. 403-633-8835, Brooks, AB.

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500 GRASS MIX 1700 lb. round bales, no AREA FOR SALE, 20 deer tags, central r a i n , $ 6 0 / t o n . 3 0 6 - 4 9 3 - 7 3 8 2 c e l l , Sask., $250,000 firm. Ph. 306-961-9162, Christopher Lake, SK. 306-493-2556, Delisle, SK.

1000 ALFALFA/ BROME net wrapped large rd. bales, 1400 lbs., $40/ton in field. 306-528-2064, 306-528-7740 Nokomis SK. GRASS/ALFALFA MIX 1st cut large round bales, vg quality, no rain and net wrapped $35. 306-221-1254 Saskatoon SK








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CANADA - CUBA FARMER TOURS. Feb. 6th to 20th. All inclusive. Deductible. 7 nights 5 star, 7 nights country hotels, 3 days Varadero, 8 day farm tour, 3 days Havana. Max 28. Farmers and family members only. $3200 Cdn/ person 2 sharing BUY 8 TIRES GET $1000 in-store credit plus air. Escorted by Canadian Agrologist, or free installation. All or any combination Wendy Holm. of 20.8-38, 18.4-38, 30.5-32, 24.5-32, 604-947-2893, 18.4-42 or 20.8-42. Price starts at $783. Buy your own or buy with a friend. Promo good up to January 15, 2012. 1-800-667-4515. ADVANCED PURE WATER SYSTEMS, the newest scientific technology in water purification. No salts, no chemicals, no chlorine. Ecosmarte friendly, 99% pure water. Call 306-867-9461, Outlook, SK. Email Website:

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HARDWARE CLOSE-OUT. Drill bits, welding supplies, valves, pulleys, casters, pipe fittings, bolts; Also 800’ 1/2” cable. For pricing: 306-693-5244, Moose Jaw, SK

FARM EMPLOYMENT! We can help find you a good employee or find you a good Ag related job. Ag Employ Alberta, email or ph. 403-732-4295.

MASSAGE THERAPY TRAINING. The Western College in Regina, SK offers a stay at home program in Massage Therapy where you only come into Regina for the hands on training one weekend per month. The vast majority of the study is done at home and in your home community. Our Distance Education Program is a fully recognized competency equivalent for you to become a registered therapist with a selection of governing bodies in and outside of the province. If you have an interest in a new career in health care where you are your own boss, contact us and we can provide you with all the information you need to get started into a very rewarding profession. Information Night Dates: November 15th, 2011; January 17th, 2012; March 13th, 2012; May 15th, 2012 and June 12th 2012. Website: or E-mail:

FOUR PERMANENT full-time farm workers req’d at remote rural farm in Keg River AB. Should have grade 12, valid drivers license Class 1 an asset, be fluent in English, not afraid of heights. Must be able to work some weekends. Heavy lifting and manual work, operation of various farm eqpt. and job task planning. Wages start at $16/hr. Please fax resumes to David Vos Farms Ltd. 780-981-3940.

MOTOR GRADER/ UTILITIES OPERATOR The RM of Porcupine #395 is located in North Eastern SK. primarily a farming community with 3 Hamlets. Prior experience preferred. Seasonal employment commencing mid March - Nov., weather determined. Closing date for applications Feb 1, 2012 3:00 PM. Wages negotiated based on experience. Send resumes including experience and employers to Box 190, Porcupine Plain, SK S0E 1H0. Phone 306-278-2368, Fax 306-278-3473 email:

WANTED: RELIABLE PERSON for cattle/farming operation. Permanent and seasonal employment available. Must have valid drivers license. Single/family accommodations. 403-577-2243, Consort, AB. Fax: 403-577-2263, Cell: 403-575-0712.

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COMBINE DUAL KITS for JD STS 38” or 42”, new tires $14,900. New duals for any combine, new tires, $4300. We want your tires and rims on trade! 1-800-667-4515.


PRAIRIES WATER TREATMENT LTD. at High River, AB. (, Servicing BC, AB, SK, and MB. Whole house water treatment system that works and commercial application also. Custom built and guaranteed results or your money back. No salts, no chemicals, no chlorine. Triple titanium oxidizer tubes, filtering tanks, softening capability, double copper ionizer tubes. Individual tube controls, 3 times the results to any competitors without the hassles. We get it right the first time. Call today 403-620-4038 for a free quote, FULL-TIME FARM/ RANCH POSITION. Looking for a motivated employee with cattle experience, mechanically inclined and good with equipment, valid drivers license (Class 1 an asset but not necessary). Carnduff, SK. Call 306-717-8905 or email HAYTER DRILLING LTD. Over 50 yrs in resume to groundwater industry specializing in 5” 30” wells. Premium quality materials used in new construction. Old well servicing and rehab. New equipment and experienced FULL-TIME EMPLOYEE REQUIRED on pedicrews. 1-888-239-1658, Watrous, SK. greed seed/grain farm near Govan, SK. Job would include: Working in seed cleanSTAUBER DRILLING INC. Water well ing plant; Trucking; Operating and mainconstruction and servicing, exploration taining all farm equipment. Good work and geotechnical drilling. Professional ser- ethic, mechanical skills and 1A license an vice since 1959. Call the experts at asset. Wages dependant on experience. Relocation assistance available. Apply with 1-800-919-9211 resume to: Kevin Yauck, Box 323, Govan, SK, S0G 1Z0. Phone 306-484-4555 or email: FULL and PART-TIME positions available on mixed farm. Experience an asset, but will train. Send resumes to: Box 328, Paynton, SK. S0M 2J0, phone: 306-895-4601 or email:

SHOP EQUIPMENT Milling machine; Metal lathe; 10’ brake. Phone 204-352-4306, Glenella, MB .

FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE and/or desire to learn. Looking for individual to operate, repair and maintain agriculture equip. and trucks. Main focus of operation is Bison production. Repair fences, barns and other buildings. Mechanical skills and farm experience beneficial. Accommodations can be arranged for the right individual or family. A1 preferred, must have clean abstract. P h o n e D o u g at 3 0 6 - 2 3 1 - 9 1 1 0 , f a x : 306-383-2555, Quill Lake, SK. or email

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FARM LABOURERS WANTED: Includes room and board, other jobs may include carpentry and construction, will train. 780902-2108, 780-920-7360, Edmonton, AB.

FULL-TIME or SEASONAL help needed on large grain farm in SW MB. Duties incl. field work, grain/fert hauling, general eqpt repairs. Class 1A preferred but not necessary. Wages depend on qualifications. Email resume to or call 204-522-0926, Medora, MB. FULL-TIME EXPERIENCED FARM HELP wanted on grain and PB cattle operation. Class 1A an asset, housing included, wages dependant upon experience. Fax resume to 306-734-5139 or phone 306-734-2850, Craik, SK.

SEMI RETIRED RANCHER will do your chores and house sit in January. Price negotiable. References given. 306-640-7340.

SWINE TECHS WANTED: B & F Polar Pork Farms require experienced breeding and farrowing Techs for 2700 sow units near Wood Mountain and Kenaston, SK. Send resume to CALVING HELP REQUIRED: Feb 2012 to end of April on ranch in Cochrane AB. Experience a must, a willingness to work night shift and working well with others. Calving performance bonus avail. Accommodations supplied. Email resume w/3 references to or fax 403-932-4342. Call 403-473-4571 for more info. FULL-TIME PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT offered on bison ranch beginning spring 2012. Single/ family accommodation in separate yard. Call Don Scott 306-862-4931, Nipawin, SK. SEASONAL FARM LABOURER HELP. Applicants should have previous farm experience and mechanical ability. Duties include operation of machinery, including: Tractors, truck driving and other farm equipment, as well as general farm laborer duties. $12-$18/hr depending on experience. Contact Wade Feland at 701-263-1300, Antler, ND. PROGRESSIVE FARM is looking for Fulltime Permanent and Seasonal Farm help. Ability to operate farm equipment, IA experience and heavy equip. experience an asset. Wages negotiable. Ph 306-643-4449, 306-745-7018 Fax resume: 306-643-4510, email FEEDLOT IN WEST central AB requires fulltime personnel. Must have cattle health and machinery operation exp. Must be a team player and able to work flexible hours incl. some weekends. Must have a valid drivers licence. Competitive wages, health benefits, RSP and housing avail. on site at low rates. Phone 780-725-2430 fax resume 780-723-6245 Niton Junction, AB.

70 HEAD DAIRY FARM looking for herdsperson/farm labourer. Wage based on experience. Housing available. Send resumes FULL-TIME FARM HAND/MANAGER to: or call wanted immediately near Vulcan, AB. A Ray at 204-724-5503, Wawanesa, MB. qualified applicant will have 5 yrs. min. grain farm experience, Class 1 license, has operated a high clearance sprayer, good mechanical skills and works well with others. A min. grade 12 education is required FEED LO T and post secondary would be an asset. We P ERS O N N EL offer very competitive compensation, inREQ UIRED cluding company vehicle, cell and housing for the right candidate. If you are looking forS ou th Cen tra l A B for a long term career with a progressive Feed lot. company in a growing industry, please contact Ryan at 403-399-4253, or fax reS k illed in A n im a l Hea lth, sume 403-897-2175, Vulcan, AB. Proces s in g , M a in ten a n ce a n d Feed . BEEKEEPER HELPER for 2012 season. Must have no bee sting allergies, valid Fu ll Tim e, Excellen tW a g es , driver’s license, and be physically fit. Email Ben efits & Bon u s S tru ctu re. resume and references: Ph/fax Neil 306-967-2841, Eatonia, SK. high21hr@ hotm ail. com orF ax 403 546- 3709 LARGE COW OUTFIT Feedlot and Grain operation requires permanent full-time help. We are looking for an employee that willing to assist with the overall cattle WE ARE EXPANDING across AB and SK is grain production. General farm knowlwith our products. We are looking for sales and edge and cattle handling ability is an aspeople with good people skills, self moti- set, but will train. Wages based on ability vated, honest and reliable. You will and experience. Central AB, Strome. Fax need a pickup, trailer and a tractor for resume with references 780-376-0000. loading and unloading. For more info call Call 780-376-2241 for moreto:info. 250-690-7431 or cell 250-567-8731, ask for Ron or write to Box 117, Fort Fraser BC ALBERTA SWINE GENETICS CORP. a boar V0J 1N0. Email stud in Nisku, AB. is seeking experienced Animal Technicians who have significant barn experience, animal husbandry skills and knowledge of semen collection. The successful candidate will be a team player who has the ability to handle mechanical and physical work and provide feedback to the Manager. The work schedule is Sunday to Thursday, 6 AM to 1:15 PM. An annual salary of $34,000 with comprehensive benefits program and excellent work conditions are offered. Please apply to Gregory Lebowa, Managing Director, LAZY S BULL/ Cow Power 2012. Jan. 27- ASGC, 1103 - 9th Street, Nisku, AB. T9E Cow Power, PB Black Angus Dispersal, 8L7, email: or commercial cows and bred heifers. Jan. fax: 780-986-6523. No phone calls please. 28- Bull Power, 200 polled red and black Simmental, Angus and Beefmakers. At the FARM HELPER WANTED on mixed farm. Room and board available. Phone or fax Ranch, Mayerthorpe, AB, ph 780-785-3136 resume to 403-631-2373, Olds, AB. For video’s visit

COMMUNITY GRAZING PASTURE Manager required full-time, year round. Applicant must provide own horses. Housing and work vehicle provided. Only self-motivated person with cattle and grass management experience need apply. Reply by January 6, 2012. Please send resume to: Lomond LARGE COW/CALF RANCH and backGrazing Association, Box 37, Lomond, AB. grounding operation requires full-time T0L 1G0. Fax 403-792-3638. cowboys/ pencheckers. Wages negotiable. Call Mike 306-469-7741, Big River, SK. FULL-TIME HELP WANTED on grain farm near Corning, SK. Housing close by, WANTED: FULL-TIME EMPLOYEE for suitable for family. Class 1A is an asset, cattle ranch. Must have experience calvexperience will reflect wage. Fax resume ing, riding, fencing and machinery operation. To begin Jan. 1st, 2012. Housing supto 306-224-4546 or call 306-224-4441. plied. 403-575-2352, Coronation, AB. GRAIN FARM REQUIRES equipment operator. Year round employment, modern FULL-TIME RANCH HELP wanted. Expeequipment. Must have ability to obtain rience with livestock and machinery reClass 1A license. 780-205-7856 for more quired, housing supplied. Non-smoker preferred. Please fax resume with references information. Lloydminster, SK area. to: 403-548-2287, Ph: 403-548-6684, RedRANCH FOREMAN, Southern Alberta cliff, AB. 1000-1200 commercial cow calf operation seeking ranch foreman for related cow calf BREEDING BARN TECHNICIAN required operation. Duties incl. calving out cows in for 600 sow farrow-to-finish hog operation the spring, cattle care, feeding, fencing, near Warburg, AB, (40 minutes west of Lepasture rotation, breeding program and duc). $3500-$3800/month inclusive of corral maintenance. Also some eqpt exp. housing allowance. Housing is available. would be an asset to help with haying, etc Please send resume to 780-848-2786 or and some irrigation. Horses are allowed and would supply hay/pasture needed, WANTED: FARM LABOURERS able to limited amount. Send resume directly via run farm equipment on cattle/grain farm. email to or send fax F u l l - t i m e wo r k ava i l a b l e . C a l l M i ke to 403-223-8272. 306-469-7741, Big River, SK. HOG FARM FOREMAN/FEEDMILL Operator SEASONAL FARM LABOURER, operate and required near Linden, AB, w/min. 5 years maintain farm equipment, $15-18/hr. experience in a self-employed capacity. Redvers, SK area. 701-756-6433 or email Able to supervise the overall operation as well as the daily activities of the farm. Must be experienced, motivated, hard ALL AROUND MECHANICALLY inclined, working, have control of English language, full time permanent farm hand posiinventive, able to lift heavy goods, willing tion, available at cattle feedlot, near Beto work in a dusty environment and willing thune, SK. Experience with cattle an asset to clean hog barns. Duties include: Super- but not necessary. Class 1A licence prevising farm workers, develop work sched- ferred. Must be able to operate, repair and ules and financial/production records. The maintain farm machinery and equipment. position is 40 hrs./wk, must be available 7 Competitive salary. Group insurance benedays/week plus weekend shifts. Wages fits and housing near by. Fax resume to: $18.30/hr. Send resumes to: Hilltop Pork 306-638-3150 or contact Kristen or Philip at 306-638-3151. Ltd., Box 178, Linden, AB T0M 1J0.

WANTED: FARM WORKERS w/Class 1 license, to pull Super B grain and hay trailers. Mostly local hauling. Also capable of r u n n i n g f a r m e q u i p m e n t . C a l l M i ke 306-469-7741, Big River, SK.


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THE R.M. OF OAKDALE No. 320 is accepting applications for the position of 627G Cat Scraper Operator to begin duties in April 2012. Experience is preferred but willing to train. For more information, please contact Alan at 306-463-7717 or Gillain at 306-965-2281. Applications accepted until a suitable candidate is found. Resumes with drivers abstract can be submitted to R.M. of Oakdale No. 320, Box 249, Coleville, SK S0L 0K0 Fax: 306-965-2466 or The R.M. thanks all who apply; however, only those individuals with interviews will be contacted. LIVE AND WORK on a European, Australian or New Zealand agriculture or horticulture operation! AgriVenture offers rural placement opportunities for young adults ages 18-30. Canadian host families for international trainees required also. 1-888-598-4415 or LICENSED PESTICIDE APPLICATOR required by Industrial Vegetation contractor in Grande Prairie, AB. Experience preferred. Will discuss cost of acquiring licence before spring. Contact Gregg for more information 780-882-2662 or email MARKET GARDENERS WANTED for 2012 season, $10/hr. May to Oct. Room and board included. Hudson Bay, SK. Contact Keith 306-865-2103, FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT REQUIRED in a buzzing small town pub and grill. Must be ava i l a b l e t o wo r k f l e x i b l e s h i f t s o f days/nights and Saturdays but only 8 hr. shifts. Waitressing and light cooking duties apply. The pace varies but it always evens out! Good atmosphere with great regulars. Email resume or call 306-356-2067 daytime only. No one will be overlooked. GREENHOUSE WORKERS WANTED. Seasonal full-time positions, Regina, SK, Feb. to Aug. Min. of 1 to 2 yrs. exp. req’d. Must have: training/ working knowledge of plants and the ability to identify plant problems, work in team setting as well as independently, good oral communications in English, work eves. and weekends. Job includes: heavy lifting, constant bending, pricing, cleaning, and other greenhouse duties. Pays $9.75/hr. Send resume to TRUCK DRIVERS WANTED: Experienced Class 1 drivers for year round work in AB and BC. Must have exp. with quad wagons or trains. Please send resume, refs and recent abstract to fax: 403-625-4659 or email:

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GRADER OPERATOR The RM of Morse No. 165 is accepting applications until January 9, 2012 for a full-time seasonal position. Please forward resume, including hourly wage expectations and references to Box 340 Morse, SK S0H 3C0, Fax 306-629-3212, email or in person. For further information contact Mark Wilson 306-629-3282.


LOOKING FOR reliable, energetic individual, keen to learn, for work at our grain cleaning operation at Lemberg, SK. Farm experience an asset. Starting wage $15/hr. 306-335-2280.

PASKAL CATTLE CO. in Picture Butte, AB. is looking for a heavy duty mechanic for busy welding/truck shop. Must have own tools. Competitve wages. Health benefits after 3 months. Fax resume to: 403-738-4310 or call Kevin: 403-330-9147

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LIVE IN YOUR HOME PROVINCE WORK IN ALBERTA Nuvision Industries is a Western Canadian based fertilizer plant service and construction company based in Carseland, Alberta. Full-time Senior In-Field Project Manager required in our Material Handling Division.

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• Oversee total construction to ensure projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule. Includes interfacing with clients, subcontractors, vendors, and management. • Plan, coordinate and supervise activities of all company personnel on assigned projects. • Provide direction to planning, scheduling and budgeting of all projects. • Preferably have experience in millwright, fertilizer plant and equipment construction, installation and maintenance. • Must have experience with crane and rigging, aerial work, and welding. • Requires excellent computer and communication skills, attention to detail and problem solving an asset. • Must possess a valid drivers license and be willing to travel and work outdoors 12 months of the year throughout Western Canada primarily Alberta. Nuvision Industries offers a very competitive remunerationpackage based on experience and skill set. To apply please forward resume and cover letter to KEN JOHANSEN Ph: 403 934 3591 | F ax: 403 901 2387 e-mail to: PO Box 450, Carseland, AB T0J 0M0

Bulldog Vacuum Service Ltd. is an Oilfield company based in Mannville, Alberta since 1996. We are currently looking for experienced Vacuum & Water Truck operators for this up and coming season. Requirements are a minimum Class 3 license with air and a good drivers abstract also oil field tickets necessary. Successful candidates will have lodging supplied and a choice of work in Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba. We strive for excellence and for that reason, our employees are an important part of our business and we offer top wages and an excellent benefit package. Interested parties please forward a copy of your resume, drivers abstract & oil field tickets to: Email: Fax: 780-763-6472 Phone: 780-763-6473

12 PERMANENT POSITIONS available at Tri Ventures Greenhouses, Redcliff, AB. Job includes heavy lifting, fast paced, repetitive plant work in a hot, humid environment. No smokers, can’t be scared of heights. Shift work, 7 days/week, 40- 60 ROYAL WELL SERVICING Ltd., Lloydminhrs./week, $9.40/hr. Email resumes to: ster, AB is currently accepting applications for the positions for service rig floor-hands for work in the Lloydminster, SK/AB reHOWARD JOHNSON INN, 1150 South gion. Applicants must possess a minimum Service Rd East, Swift Current, SK. S9H of 6 months floor-hand experience, have a 3T8 is looking for: Three full-time light valid drivers license and hold First Aid, duty cleaners. $12.71/hr. No education or H2S Alive, Fall Protection, GODI and TDG exp. required. Duties: Clean various areas training certification. Starting wage of hotel, sweep, mop, wash, wax and @$27.00/hr with advancement through polish floors, dust furniture, vacuum car- training achieved. Scheduled days off and peting and rugs, clean and disinfect bath- group benefits available from day 1. Please rooms and fixtures, pick up debris and fax or email resumes to 780-871-6908 or empty trash containers. Also looking for Only successful applit h r e e f u l l - t i m e f r o n t d e s k c l e r k s , cants will be contacted for interview. $11.50/hr. Secondary school education, no exp. required. Duties: Make and maintain inventory of room reservations. pro- LIS SEISMIC DRILL for sale w/job. 2000 vide info. to guests, answer telephones, Bombardier, muskeg carrier w/7’ rapid respond to guest complaints, receive pay- drill, hydro 6 cyl Cummins, 5600 hrs, vg. ment, maintain security of guests and ho- 306-256-3510 306-233-7348 Cudworth SK tel property, prepare reports and balances of daily receipts. To apply call Charn Singh REQUIRED FOR EDSON ALBERTA area: at: 306-778-7730 or fax: 306-778-7737, Picker/Pressure/Hotshot Driver. Trailer experience an asset, H2S and First Aid email: or in person. tickets required. Benefits available. Email: H OT O I L E R O P E R ATO R a n d TA N K fax 780-723-6634 TRUCK DRIVER Class 1 or 3. All oilfield tickets and drivers abstract required. Fax resumes and references to 403-742-0303, Stettler, AB. Email

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n recent years, the bat has been gaining allies, particularly among acreage owners, farmers, ranchers and environmentalists, says Dave Hobson, wildlife biologist with Alberta Fish and Wildlife. “Certainly over the years, people’s attitudes towards bats have changed,” said Hobson. “In the past, I used to get calls from people saying, ‘I’ve got bats in my house. What kind of poison can I use or how can I kill them?’” “Now, most of the calls I get are, ‘we’ve got bats in our house … but we don’t want to kill them. Can we set up bat houses? How do we get them to move?’” In particular, rural property owners appreciate bats for their finelytuned hunting skills and their voracious appetites. Depending on the species, a single bat can consume up to one half of its body weight in flying insects in a single night. To locate its prey, a bat emits a series of high-pitched sounds that are inaudible to the human ear. The sound waves bounce off the flying insects as well as stationary


Friends to farmers | Often maligned and frequently misunderstood, Western Canada’s bats are beginning to enjoy a greater degree of public acceptance among their human neighbours

objects and serve as a built-in guidance system for bats. “The most obvious benefit is insect control,” said Tara Tamasi, director of wildlife care with the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation. “They eat tonnes of insects and their (feces) is excellent fertilizer as well.” According to Hobson, there are at least nine bat species residing in the Canadian prairies, the most common being the little brown bat which numbers in the hundreds of thousands. Nine species are known to live in Alberta. Saskatchewan is home to seven or eight species and Manitoba has six. All species that live in the West are small, insect-eating species that are rarely seen during the day. They hunt in the evening or at night and spend the daylight hours hiding out in dark, secluded spots. Canada’s bats are migratory. Some species fly south for the winter to warmer climates in the United States and Mexico. Others spend the winter in Canada but will typically hibernate in caves or rock crevasses. Bats preparing for hibernation will often congregate in mountain-

ous regions of British Columbia, Alberta or the Northwest Territories where temperatures are moderate and caves plentiful. Dark, cool locations with temperatures slightly above freezing and high humidity are ideal for hibernation. In the summer, bats typically prefer locations where food is plentiful, often roosting in rural areas near rivers, lakes, streams, sloughs, potholes and marshy areas where insect populations are high. During the summer, they will roost in trees, chimneys, abandoned buildings and attics. Females prefer warm, dry locations for raising their young. This explains why bats will often take up residence in the attic of a house, if access can be gained. People concerned about bats residing in their chimneys or attics are encouraged to wait until late in the year, preferably October or November, before restricting access. By then, newborns have matured bats and adults have migrated to wintering grounds. To ensure safe relocation and minimize bat mortalities, Tamasi’s organization will assist with bat relocations in Alberta. For information on that service,

call the Alberta Institute of Wildlife Conservation at 403-946-2361. According to Hobson, there is growing recognition that bats serve a useful function that is beneficial not only to the environment but also to the to agriculture and forestry industries. “Worldwide, bats eat a lot of things. There are some that eat fruit, some that eat nectar, some that eat meat and some in South and Central America that drink blood,” he said. “But in Canada, all the bats that we have are insect eaters … and a lot of the food that they eat are moths and beetles (which) can be major agricultural and forestry pests.” Property owners can attract bats by providing suitable roosting sites. Man-made bat houses can be constructed at minimal cost with a few basic materials. For best results, the houses should be attached to poles, trees or buildings and positioned about four to five metres above the ground. Ideally, they should be located in areas that receive ample morning sunshine and shade in the afternoon. Houses with exteriors that are painted flat black will absorb and retain heat more effectively,

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increasing chances of occupancy. Typically, bats that roost in manmade bat houses will use them as short-term day roosting sites, although some bat houses may be used as maternal nesting sites. There is little evidence to suggest that bat numbers are declining in Western Canada but according to Hobson, bat species are facing challenges. “At this point in time, the main problems for bats, at least in this part of Canada, are things like wind farms, changing forestry practices and potentially the loss of old buildings that are suitable for roosting,” Hobson said. “But generally, if you put up a bat house … especially if they’re located close to water bodies … and if you get them up high and face them to the south … chances are good that bats will start using them.” Bat houses can be constructed in a variety of sizes but should be made with rough-hewn wood to accommodate climbing. Sides and top should be airtight and the bottom should be partially enclosed with a narrow slot, about three-quarters of an inch wide, for entry. Detailed instructions on constructing a bat house are available on the internet.

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Bat droppings can transmit disease


onna Rudd is not about to denounce the bat as public enemy No. 1 based on one negative experience. However, she is encouraging prairie residents to take extra care when dealing with bats and their droppings. Rudd is recovering from a rare disease known as histoplasmosis, which can affect the function of lungs and other internal organs and typically results in fever, loss of energy and chronic respiratory problems. Rudd, who lives near Ponoka, Alta., noticed droppings at the base of her chimney in the basement of her house, but originally assumed they were mouse droppings. When she decided to vacuum the material out of the chimney, she was surprised to find the remains of a dead bat. Within days, she began to exhibit flu-like symptoms. The symptoms worsened and Rudd’s health deteriorated to the point where she required medical attention. “The following week I was really unwell,” she said. “I had a very high fever and chills and I had muscle and bone pain like you wouldn’t believe. I was so dehydrated that I ended up in emergency at two different hospitals within a week.” Doctors had trouble diagnosing Rudd’s condition. Initially, she was treated for pneumonia. Another doctor suggested that her symptoms indicated cancer. The mysterious condition worsened until Rudd spoke with another Alberta woman whose son had contracted histoplasmosis after cleaning bat droppings out of an abandoned building. Rudd put two and two together and surmised that the mysterious ailment was histoplasmosis, which normally affects people in the Ohio Valley and Mississippi Delta regions of the United States. Subsequent tests confirmed her suspicion. A CT scan showed lesions and wartlike nodules on her lungs. Blood samples sent to a lab in the United States also came back positive. Bat droppings recovered from Rudd’s chimney also showed high concentrations of the fungal spores that cause the disease. The experience has not convinced Rudd that bats should be exterminated, only that people should be aware of the risk involved. Within the last year, there have been a number of similar cases reported in central Alberta. Bats can also carry rabies. Rabid bats are rare in Western Canada, but extra caution should be taken if bats come in close contact with humans. Although Rudd’s health problem was the direct result of contact with bat droppings, she said bats will still be welcomed on her farm. “Bats are still OK. They can live outside and they can eat all the mosquitoes that they want,” she said. “But I would encourage people who have bats in their house to clean them out, seal up the house so they can live outside … and protect your children from getting into bat (droppings).”

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This year hanging baskets full of black petunias are fashionable. Customers may come to the farm and make their own or Leona Staples will make up the colour pots for them.

acob Quantz left Ontario in the 1880s to homestead in what is now central Alberta. He and his wife, Sophie, named their quarter section The Jungle Farm. The couple had two sons: one was killed in the First World War and the other, Oscar, returned to the farm. Jacob’s great-granddaughter, Leona, and her husband, Blaine Staples, have been farming here since 1996. The farm was recognized for its centenary in 1997. Leona has a degree in home economics and Blaine has a master’s degree in agriculture. The main farm produces oilseeds and cereals, but they also grow 16 to 20 acres of strawberries and a similar amount of vegetables. Leona welcomes more than 2,000 schoolchildren and family groups to the farm during the growing season. “People want to know what is going on at the farm,” she said. “They are fascinated with how their food is grown.” A former district home economist for Alberta Agriculture, she also offers classes on preserving and teaching modern women how to make jam, pickles and sauerkraut. “Extension has been my life. I think it is my calling to share agriculture with kids,” she said. The family also hosts dinners in their red barn, working with neighbouring farmers to create a full menu.


They run a U-pick fruit operation and also grow vegetables for farmers’ markets and local restaurants. They are one of five family farms that comprise Innisfail Growers, which direct sells products at farmers’ markets. The farm is a thriving operation, but like all family operations, it must deal with plenty of hard work, struggles against unwanted insects, worry over late frosts and mid summer hailstorms that can smash away an entire year’s work in minutes. This is their diary.

May 6, 2011 It is 12 C and partly cloudy. The greenhouses are full of tiny seedlings in flats. A germination chamber similar to an incubator to hatch eggs has been started to accelerate germination. Seeds were placed in little peat plugs and go inside the chamber. Two days later tiny seedlings have emerged. The warm environment is housing artichokes, lettuce, cabbages, broccoli, kohlrabi, herbs, celery, tomatoes, onions and flowers.

This year they are also trying melons. The vegetables are at various growth stages from two leaf to full plants. They will be transplanted outside as soon as the danger of frost is gone. Customers were invited to come to the farm in April to make their own flower pots full of colour and variety. These are ready for pickup along with special Mother’s Day arrangements. There are plenty of pansies, lilies and trendy new black petunias that are a deep purple with light variegations of colour. The greenhouse opened to the p public May 6. Four Mexican men and a University of Lethbridge education student are already on hand to start the season. Hanging strawberry baskets that w were started in March are already p producing plump red fruit for the early days of May. Some of the raspberry canes are b being pruned, but the straw mulch could not be removed from the strawb berry fields because it is too wet. The dugout used for irrigation is full to the brim. Drip irrigation is used w when necessary. Spinach planted in the fall is well on its way. Spinach ordinarily planted in A April was delayed a month because of snow in the field. JJune 3 Cool weather continues with a touch of frost at the beginning of June that damaged the strawberry blossoms. access=subscriber section=news,none,none

Thousands of onions wait to be transplanted at The Jungle Farm.




ABOVE: Serious field work is ready to start at the Jungle Farm owned by Blaine and Leona Staples of Innisfail, Alta. The family has worked here continuously since 1897 and the farm has grown into a large grain, vegetable and strawberry operation. FAR LEFT: Celery pokes through protective plastic in June. LEFT: A touch of frost harmed some of the strawberry blossoms in June.

A farmers’ garden diary Blaine has finished seeding the canola and wheat. This was followed by a rush to deliver wheat to the elevators because grain cars are finally available. A wide variety of cucumbers, squash, pumpkins, musk melon and watermelons called Sugar Babies have been planted in the greenhouse. These will be transferred outdoors later. Onions, celery and spinach are outdoors, covered with perforated plastic tunnels to keep them safe from the elements, but some of the lettuce suffered frost damage. Staff raked the mulch off the strawberries by hand in mid-May because it was too wet to remove by machine. However, the mulch did its job and protected the plants on eight acres from winter kills. Some other fields were damaged over the winter. Bell peppers adapted to the prairie climate are ready to go outside soon. The farm is working with the University of Saskatchewan to try new peppers called Redskin and Socrates to see how they produce outdoors in central Alberta. On June 3, 10 dozen nine ounce jars of strawberry jam were made to sell at the Calgary Farmers’ Market. These should be enough for two weekends’ worth of sales. Plenty of aphids were discovered on the bedding plants and flower arrangements in the greenhouse, so ladybugs have been released to stay ahead of the problem.

July 19 The temperature on July 18 was 29 C. Humidity is 80 percent so the garden is growing well. The area was surrounded by thunderstorms and the following day hail pounded down in the late afternoon. The damage is still being assessed. The first strawberries are ready for harvest July 18. Day neutral varieties work best in this growing region. The workers are pulling out the strawberry runners to make plants grow big. Watermelons are still under plastic. The foliage looks like oak leaves. The celery is a foot tall and the artichokes are almost ready. Pickling size cucumbers are ready and the zucchini and squash are blooming. Chefs are requesting zucchini with the blossom on for a gourmet treat. The leeks and Walla onions are ready for picking. The cereals and canola are growing well. The entire countryside is yellow with blooming canola. Aug. 15 Three-quarters of a centimetre of rain fell Aug. 14 and the days are cooler than normal, so some crops are slow to mature. The spaghetti squash is about the size of a cantaloupe and the watermelon is the size of a table tennis ball. The U of S field peppers project has produced green peppers about the size of tennis balls. They are sweet

and tasty. Pepper plants are also offered in the greenhouse in containers. Some are starting to turn red. Artichokes are ready for the restaurant trade. The chefs prefer tiny ones. About 800 pounds of cucumbers were picked over the weekend. Plants such as cucumbers and zucchini bounced back well after a midJuly hailstorm, although some still show damage. Strawberries finished Aug. 13 and raspberries are resplendent. Strawberry clippings have been gathered and are rooting well. These were to be seeded this fall for early emergence next spring. Garden mums are almost ready. These are started from clippings and will produce fall flowers of red, bronze and yellow. Tillage radishes have been seeded in a former rye field. They are planted four weeks before frost and leave a long root that leaves a long narrow hole. This will be a new strawberry patch next year. Summer has been cool. The melons would have been more successful with more heat. The sweet corn was damaged in the July hail storm and has not recovered by Aug. 15. Leona is not sure there will be much production. Sept 17 Temperature is 14 C. CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


Leona Staples pulls up a healthy looking Walla Walla onion.




LEFT TO RIGHT: Cabbages grown by Shelley Bradshaw were ready for sale in mid-September. Different varieties were offered and some were better for cabbage rolls and others were suited for coleslaw. Aphids invaded the artichokes and the ladybugs arrived for a feast. Sunflowers provide a splash of colour to the farm. Leona Staples makes candy apples for visiting school groups. Goosebumps and Knucklehead pumpkins are picked in mid-October. There was a touch of frost the night before so fall strawberries are covered with special fabric to save them. They try to control the effects of weather with blankets and raised beds. The ground is warm in the fall, even if the nights are cold, so plants can continue growing. Still, the upper canopy of squash, pumpkins and watermelon are showing frost damage so the fruit needs to be picked. “This is the wettest summer I have ever seen. There are times I couldn’t get into the field with the tractor,” said Blaine. Harvest is far off. The canola was cut but the cereals are not ripe, even though some September days were 30 C. There were plenty of aphids this summer. Ladybugs were released for the greenhouse, but the proliferation of aphids in the field encouraged the little red insects to appear on their own in the artichoke patch. Fall planted spinach is already up and will be ready for the first spring picking in 2012. Oct. 18 Combining was finished Oct. 17. There was some regrowth in the barley, so Blaine is worried about his malt prospects. Acorn squash has been picked just before the last big frost. It is a popular item because many customers like to make it into baby food. They also grow Hubbard squash for soups and stews. The storage onions are being packaged. The Walla Walla onions store well only until October. Some new varieties are sweeter than Walla Walla, so they may be considered another year. The pumpkins are ready for Halloween. Traditional type pumpkins are offered, but they also grow varieties called Goosebumps and Knuckleheads, which are covered with bumps. These were once considered mutants before an interested grower started selecting them. They are now growing in popularity because of their unusual look. Blaine has started new strawberries for next spring’s planting. These are a day neutral type that keep over winter at a cool, steady temperature so they can produce fruit in June. The strawberry fields will be covered w ith wheat straw in midNovember after they have gone into dormancy. Dec. 2-4 Merry Christmas at the on-farm market.

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Terrific tomatoes to tempt the taste buds Zesty Cobra or subtle Tumbling Tom? | Tomato grower holds taste tests to help gardeners choose just the right flavour BY MARY MACARTHUR CAMROSE BUREAU


IQUELON LAKE, Alta. — A good tomato is like a good wine. A bite into a ripe tomato can release a mild sensation or a zing at the back of the tongue as it rolls around the mouth. Ester Walker, who runs Glen View Greenhouse and Organic Farm, wanted her customers to taste the subtle differences found among the 83 varieties of tomato. Earlier this year Walker held a tomato-tasting event at her greenhouse. However, her customers couldn’t reach a consensus on which variety was best. “There was no hands-up winner,” she said. “Tomatoes have different functions. Some are good for salads, some for sandwiches or canning. I don’t know anyone who grows just one tomato.… You can love the big tomato flavour or the low acid of others.” Walker grows tomatoes in her greenhouse until November. “I like the big tomato taste with the bite back here,” said Walker, pointing to the back of her mouth.

Ester Walker of Glen View Greenhouse and Organic Farm shows off tomatoes on the vine in her Alberta greenhouse. At first bite, the Tumbling Tom Red sent a burst of flavour in Kathi Nagy’s mouth, who declared it her favourite. Next was the Tumbling Tom Yellow, with a softer, more mild flavour. “Who would have thought there were so many different tomatoes,” said Nagy, a self-confessed tomato lover whose grandmother used to serve tomatoes sprinkled with sugar as dessert. Yellow, orange, red and purple tomatoes grew in Walker’s greenhouse. There were tomatoes with

thick skins and new varieties with thin skins. There were colourful varieties with little flavour that are designed to look good in salads. There were varieties only for canning. There were varieties designed to produce fruit early in Canada’s cold climate. After tasting more than a dozen tomatoes, Nagy returned to the Tumbling Tom Red to see if it was still love at first bite or if the other tomatoes had nudged it out of first place. A second taste left her unsure. It’s taste seemed mild and with no bite after the zing of the Vilna and Cobra. Walker said tomatoes are a versatile plant. New varieties are designed for increasingly popular backyard g re e n h o u s e s w h i l e o t h e r s a re designed for patio pots. “The cost of seed is not prohibitive.” It’s important to Walker to keep those unique flavours and tomatoes. While not a purist, most of her tomatoes are considered heritage varieties. They are tomatoes that have a historical interest, are open pollinated, can be regrown from their own seed and are at least 50 years old. “I like the idea I can save the diversity,” she said. This year’s discovery of late blight in Alberta makes it even more imporaccess=subscriber section=news,none,none

tant to protect the genetic diversity of tomatoes, she added. Late blight is a deadly disease of potatoes and tomatoes. Walker has found several seed houses since starting her greenhouse more than 10 years ago that sell heritage tomato seeds and other heritage vegetables.

“There are lots of cool things that are heirlooms, not just tomatoes,” she said. She grows dozens of shapes, colours and sizes of peppers in her greenhouse, and does so until the heat is turned off in November. “I just love gardening. I like to know where my food comes from.”

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ALL IS WELL WHEN WATER WELL IS WELL MAINTAI Avoiding water problems | To retain water quality, steps must be taken to prevent permanent damage to well equipment

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Shock chlorinating rural water wells must be done regularly to ensure quality drinking water. | STORIES BY MARY MACARTHUR CAMROSE BUREAU


ASHAW, Alta. — When Dave Fox moved to a farm just outside Stettler, he had two old existing water wells capped and a new well drilled. If the new water well was going to be his main source of drinking water, Fox wanted to know more about the well and how to maintain it. “I want to get a better understanding of the working of the well and hopefully save money down the road,” said Fox during a Working Well workshop hosted by the County of Stettler and Camrose County. “I have the information about the well, but I want a better understanding of it.” Each year 3,700 new domestic water wells are drilled in Alberta, with the majority in the heavily popu l a t e d a re a s a ro u n d C a l g a r y , Edmonton and the Highway 2 corridor connecting Alberta’s two main cities. Ken Williamson, a former Alberta Agriculture water specialist and now a water consultant, said only half the people he talks to have seen their well driller’s report, the mandatory report filed with the province detailing everything about the well.

It is your responsibility to take care of your well and ensure you have a safe and secure drinking supply. JENNIFER MACPHERSON ALBERTA ENVIRONMENT

The Water Well Drilling Report is an important resource for homeowners wanting a better understanding of their water well. About 20 percent, or 60,000 Albertans, rely on the 500,000 domestic water wells in the province. Across Canada, 30 percent of the population uses groundwater for domestic purposes. During the day-long workshop, Williamson had each homeowner take the information from their own water well report and draw it on a specially designed page to help each person visualize the construction of their water well. The participants drew in the depth of the borehole, the type of screen used at the bottom of the well, the depth of the surface casing, the type


of soil surrounding the well, the static water level and what was used to seal the well from contaminants. Rick Hicks, of Bittern Lake, Alta., drew a diagram from his water well report and caught an error on the report of his newly drilled well. “Something in it doesn’t make sense,” said Hicks, of the bentonite chips placed around the bore to seal the well from impurities. Hicks learned the chips weren’t at the right depth during the workshop. “I wanted to learn about water wells. I just moved from Calgary and this was a good opportunity to learn something. Nobody else is going to look after it for me.” Jennifer Macpherson with Alberta Environment said unlike water in towns and cities, where staff are hired to ensure the water is safe, in the country no one is checking the wells. “It is your responsibility to take care of your well and ensure you have a safe and secure drinking supply,” Macpherson told the group at the workshop. “Proper maintenance ensures the well stays good for as long as it can.” The average household uses 200 to 250 gallons of water each day. Knowing how quickly the well recharges will help maintain the quality of water and longevity of the well.

One of the biggest problems with wells is over-pumping, or pumping water out faster than it can flow into the well. “Don’t over-pump your well,” said Macpherson several times throughout the day. Local water well driller Cliff Buelow of Cliff ’s Drilling said the biggest problem he sees is people leaving the cap off the well and allowing mice and insects to fall in. Buelow said he likes it when owners are around and asking questions while he’s drilling a well. For Buelow, it’s a good opportunity to explain how the well works and increase the likelihood of better well maintenance. The other problem Buelow sees is wells located at the low spot in the yard where water, manure and other contaminants can run in. He also discourages homeowners from disguising their wells with flowerpots or decorative items that attract insects. Margaret Purdy of Scenic Sands, a summer village near Bashaw, Alta., said she came to the workshop to find out more about the well at her new retirement home. “This is just proactive to know what to look for and be aware of.”

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1. Old, abandoned wells There are hundreds of thousands of old abandoned wells around the province waiting to give rural landowners’ grief, said water specialist Ken Williamson. “Old wells create plumes of contamination.” One driller pulled old equipment and a layer of dead mice out of an old well before it was capped. 2. Well pits and wells in basements The culvert-like wells act as a funnel for contamination. Williamson said he has seen dead mice, skunks, bags of old insulation and electrical wires in the wells. Well pits should be eliminated. In basement wells, install a sanitary well seal

and have an emergency sump pump in the basement. 3. Inadequate annular seal Any space between the well casing and the borehole will allow surface contamination to drain into the aquifer. Williamson said these problems are hard to solve and most often a new well needs to be drilled. 4. Inadequate well cap Williamson has seen gunny sacks, bleach bottles and grocery bags used as well caps. Without a tight-fitting well cap, well owners are encouraging contamination. He also recommends a vermin-proof cap, now required on new wells in B.C. and Ontario to prevent insects and vermin from entering the well.

5. Poor siting and landscaping Williamson has seen the top of the well below ground, wells in the middle of manure-filled corrals and next to fuel tanks. It’s important to consider the best location for a well.

8. Poor maintenance practices Be careful not to contaminate the well during regular maintenance. Components need to be disinfected before they go back into the well. It should be chlorinated after every service.

6. Poor septic systems Leaky and inadequate septic systems are often a source of contamination. Properly designed septic systems on the farm are important.

9. Lack of backflow prevention There is the possibility of contamination when filling a sprayer tank or horse trough with a hose from a frostfree hydrant. Williamson recommends never installing a hydrant on top of the well.

7. Hazardous material storage Pump houses should only contain water-pumping equipment. They should not double as storage areas for chemicals, old paint cans or garbage.

10. Poor manure management and groundwater fed dugouts Landowners need to adopt best management practices to prevent manure from contaminating water bodies. Source: Ken Williamson


Shock chlorinate well regularly Alberta Agriculture water specialist Brandon Leask has a mantra: “When in doubt, shock chlorinate.”


hile shock chlorinating water wells may not solve all water problems, it cures many, Leask told landowners at a water well workshop. A build up of slime inside the toilet tank, staining of bathroom fixtures and laundry, bad smells and tastes are often a sign of sulphate-reducing bacteria that can cause permanent damage to well equipment. Pouring the mixture of chlorine and water into the well and following the proper protocol is an easy step to maintaining safe water, said Leask. “To be effective, it has to be done regularly.” • Store enough water for eight to 48 hours of farm and family use. • Bypass water treatment equipment. • Prepare mixture of chlorine and water in large water tank. • Siphon chlorine solution into well using clean garden hose. • Open all hydrants, faucets and run until you can smell chlorine at each outlet. • Shut off taps and don’t use water for 8 to 48 hours. • Open an outside tap and run outside faucet until chlorine smell disappears. Do not run on sensitive plants or landscaping. • Run hot and cold taps inside the house to flush the hot water tank and distribution system. The trace of water remaining in the system will not harm the septic system.

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The humble wheelbarrow always there to help Design has changed little | With a few modifications, your wheelbarrow could be ready to handle the toughest jobs BY RON LYSENG WINNIPEG BUREAU


» My old steel wheeler (top) is

barely one step removed from Fred Flintstone’s wheelbarrow. The steel is probably as hard on your back as Fred’s original rock wheel, but the hub (above) is better than anything found on modern wheelbarrows.

heelbarrows haven’t changed much since the days of Fred Flintstone and the first ancients who invented the wheel. When you think about it, until you get to the point in history when you can add an engine, there’s not much room for improvement. It’s a wheel with a flat platform and a couple of sticks for handles. If we discount the Flintstone theory, the first known wheelbarrows date back to ancient Greece in about 400 BC. My own introduction to wheelbarrows came at about age seven when Dad decided I should earn my weekly allowance helping him install drain tile around the footings of our eightfoot deep basement. The tools were three types of shovels and one evil wheelbarrow, which I started out hating intensely. It eventually became a challenge to see how much Red River clay I could carry without tipping. Then a little speed entered the picture and it almost became fun — almost. Fifteen years later I bought my first house and my first wheelbarrow. Six houses later, I now have four different types of wheelbarrows, including the antique. And I’m contemplating buying one other style of wheelbarrow with more tires. In recent years, I’ve wheelbarrowed and raked out as many as 70 yards per summer of crushed limestone plus another 20 of topsoil. I have to confess, I am a wheelbarrow aficionado. Steel wheeled hauler My steel wheeled hauler dates back to the 1930s, according to the old fellow who gave it to me. We still use it occasionally for light duty, such as hauling straw when the other three are busy. But that steel wheel is a noisy nuisance, and it’s rough riding on hands, arms and shoulders. At some point, the original narrow steel wheel was widened so it wouldn’t sink into the ground. It appears a blacksmith performed this modification because the two steel straps welded to the circumference of original 1.5 inch wide wheel form a perfect circle. No creases of bending bumps. The wheel is now six inches wide. I packed the wheel bearings first thing when I got the old bucket. The hub and bearings are hefty enough they could have been from a car of that era. Packing wheelbarrow bearings may seem like an odd thing to do, but the better quality units do have an axle and bearings like those found on the front of a bicycle or motorcycle. Dirt and grit get in there and can wreck the bearings. It’s no big task taking them apart to clean and grease. The next step down in quality would be the hubs with a grease zerk. A little squirt every fall before the wheelbarrow goes into storage keeps the grease fresh and pliable. The lowest quality wheelbarrows have sealed bearings, which will

TOP: This three wheeler is my best wheelbarrow to date, but it is high and tippy and requires some sort of X-brace from the top of the high cross handle down to the bottom of the bucket. ABOVE, LEFT: The dualwheeled barrow doesn’t lighten the load, but it eliminates wobbles, a tremendous benefit if you have a bad back. ABOVE RIGHT: The pneumatic rubber tire on this model helped cushion shock, but it didn’t lighten the load. | RON LYSENG PHOTOS need to be replaced once sand and grit work their way past the seal. Big Blue Bomber barrow My single tire conventional wheelbarrow is just that, a basic wheelbarrow much like the ancient Greeks had, only with a rubber tire. I don’t like it much because it’s so wobbly that it’s hard on my back, especially when it’s full with a heavy

sloshy load such as concrete. However, it’s my wife Judy’s favourite. She won’t even use the other wheelbarrows in my collection. That single tire is the one big advantage over the dual or triple tired barrows. It steers better and gets into tight spots a lot easier. Big Blue is old enough to have greaseable bearings that I service every time I install a new tire, about once every four or five years. In con-

trast, I have yet to replace a tire on the dually hauler, even though it does far more work than the single. Dually barrow The dual tired unit is just about the only wheelbarrow you see on construction sites anymore. Directional stability is great, so you don’t have to concentrate too much on steering. And that factor, of course,

HOME QUARTER becomes the one big drawback. The old conventional wheelbarrow pivots on that single tire to turn. The dually forces you to walk sideways to the right if you want to turn left and walk sideways to the left if you want to turn right. It can be a problem when hauling concrete into tight spots. Stability is the dually’s big advantage. The two tires are about a foot apart, so wobbling is eliminated, which is good news for the lower back. Because it is so stable, you can carry a bigger load without worrying about tipping. These are generally the highest quality wheelbarrows you can find, and the only ones that come fitted with good tires. Three wheeler If two tires are better than one, then three tires must be better than two. And it’s true. The three-wheeler is the ultimate wheelbarrow, in my opinion. It totally eliminates the balancing act when moving heavy stuff around the yard. You can push a full load with one hand because you no longer have to lift the unit as you go. It uses one normal sized tire at the front, in the normal location, and two smaller tires at the back where the resting stands once touched the ground. The handles are in the normal position, but a new raised horizontal cross handle allows you to walk upright as you push the wheelbarrow. Upright is the position in which we’re designed to walk. While the high handle is essential to this high tech unit, it is also the Achilles heel that pulled these wonderful machines from the market within a month of their introduction. Canadian Tire promoted them on television for a brief time about 10 years ago. Being a wheelbarrow kind of guy, I rushed over to my nearest store, only to find a large pile of brand new broken three-wheeled wheelbarrows on the floor in the garden centre. It didn’t take much to see that the high cross handles had all broken off where they attach to the two conventional handles. Some had broken off because the technicians assembling them in the automotive side of the store used an impact wrench to tighten the bolts going through the normal handles into the base of the high handle. The Pacific Rim steel stripped. Others appeared slightly scuffed, so they may have carried a load or two before the high cross handle broke. Either way, bad engineering and overall poor quality created an unusable product. The engineering flaw was simply the lack of forward braces from the high cross handle. Without these braces, any forward pushing pressure on the handle causes it to snap off, even with a light load. It seems nobody had thought about that. So we sorted through the pile and found enough adequate parts that I could cobble together to make a three-wheeler at home. The department manager was glad to get rid of some the junk and sold it to me for $30 if I promised not to bring it back. In retrospect, I should have offered her $100 for the whole pile. When I got home, the only real modification was the addition of an X-brace running from the top of the cross handle forward down to the bucket. Now, when I push hard on the handle, all force is applied to the bottom of the bucket. Problem solved, and I’m able to push around heaping heavy loads of

crushed limestone. The overall quality of the thing is bad, but it’s hung together for 10 years. The original tires lasted one year. I replaced them with the highest quality tires I could find and have had no problems since. Wheelbarrow tires cost from less than $10 to more than $30. It’s well worth the extra money to buy the best. They can last a decade or longer. The drawback to the three-wheeler is it sits so high with those extra tires at the back. I’ve raised the axle and thus lowered the ride height at the back, but you still need to be careful on side slopes. Steering while running in a straight line takes a little getting used to, but it’s manageable. Turning in tight spots is the same as a conventional single tire unit. Simply lift the conventional handles and it becomes a normal wheelbarrow again. If it’s a really heavy load and you


don’t feel like lifting, I’ve found you can steer pretty well by pushing down on the handles to take weight off the front tire. I’ve only seen these factory built three-wheelers on the market that one time. It wouldn’t be difficult to modify a conventional single-wheeler into a three-wheeler. But before you start buying tires and axles, consider the Tri Will Burrow Retrofit Kit from Wesley Enterprises in Missouri. For $60, you get the rear axle, rear tires and a high hoop handle that slides over your existing handles. Looking at the photo, instinct tells me the hoop handle is a good way to break wooden handles and bend steel handles. I’d be tempted to install some sort of forward brace so the force transfers directly down to the bucket or frame. For information on the kit, contact

This retrofit kit from Missouri lets you transform your single wheeler into a three wheeler for only $60. A trip to a local supplier may yield all the parts you need to do it yourself. | WESLEY ENTERPRISES PHOTO

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garden enthusiast in the city can run next door or a few doors down to borrow a tool, pick up seeds and cuttings or have a coffee and get advice. But on farms and remote rural areas, the nearest neighbour who actively gardens might be 20 kilometres away, and so a lot of borrowing never happens, a lot of advice is never received and a lot of frustration occurs. How eve r, the d igit a l age has brought an entire planet of neighbours into the home of every rural family that has internet access. Some gardeners say it eliminates the feeling of isolation that once enveloped rural gardeners. Official gardening sources and individual gardeners’ blogs get information flowing fast and well. “I find the Saskatchewan GardenLine website is helpful in advising on some diseases and pests,” said Lisa Friesen, an avid gardener in the northern, forested community of La Ronge, Sask. “Otherwise, posting on the blog about a disease or pest often results in a helpful response from a reader with more knowledge.” Friesen’s blog, Northern Exposure G ardening at zoneonegarden. contains photographs, thoughts, questions and advice from her garden and is typical of well-done gardeners’ blogs. They can be a great resource for gardeners looking for ideas, information, answers or a community of likeminded people scattered across Canada and the world. Friesen said posting a question on the blog has brought results. “An example was rust affecting the Honeywood saskatoon berries, with an expert informing me of the disease’s natural cycle, with a connection to affected junipers,” said Friesen. Many universities offer online gardening advice, with their knowledge based on solid science and academic expertise. A quick Google search for information brought up gardening advice from Washington State University, UBC Botanical Garden, the University of Maine and many Canadian universities. The University of Saskatchewan’s telephone-based GardenLine has provided help identifying diseases and bugs, Friesen said. Older forms of media are also helpful to the relatively isolated rural gardener. “Canadian garden magazines and Saskatchewan radio broadcasts on gardening are also helpful,” said Friesen. But at the end of the day, the best resource is probably still neighbours. “Up here in La Ronge, there are a smaller number of people that do garden,” said Friesen. “Quite a few of those are quite access=subscriber section=news,none,none

fanatical about gardening, taking special measures to avoid frosts and lengthen the season. We do have a nice little network of people that share seeds, discuss new offerings in seed catalogues and share plant divisions.”


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Lots of this, none of that: the scoop on composting Waste not, want not | Adding compost to the soil reduces the need for fertilizer and improves water retention BY SEAN PRATT SASKATOON NEWSROOM


f anyone can appreciate the value of backyard composting it’s a farmer, says an expert in the field. “It’s amazing how much richer it can make the soil that you use in your garden or what it can do for your lawn,” said Natasha Page, waste reduction specialist with Alberta Environment and Water. Starting and maintaining a com-

post bin or pile is easy. The first step is finding a well-drained and sunny area that is close to the house. “In the winter time you’re not going to trudge to the back 40 to dump out your compost bucket from the kitchen,” she said. Once a location is selected, the pile can be started by creating a base of coarse material, such as twigs, to assist with drainage and aeration. Then it’s a matter of layering the pile with brown material followed by green material and then a shovelful

of garden soil. Brown material such as dry leaves, straw or coffee filters are good sources of carbon. Green material such as food waste, tea leaves and bags or fresh lawn clippings are good sources of nitrogen. The microbes that do all the work in a compost pile need both. Some household waste to avoid includes meat, bone scraps and oil, all of which can attract animals and prevent the microbes from doing their thing.

“If you put in a piece of bread that has a touch of margarine on it that is certainly forgivable but you don’t want to pour your bacon grease into the compost pile. That would be a problem,” said Page. Any food waste should be dug down into the pile to avoid attracting animals. Keeping the pile moist also prevents critters from setting up shop. Page learned that lesson the hard way. The lid on her bin kept the rain off of her compost pile and encouraccess=subscriber section=news,none,none

aged mice to take up residence. They were sent scurrying one day when she thoroughly watered the pile. “The bin can make it too dry. It was just a perfect little home for them,” she said. “Ever since then I’ve been so diligent. I have never had a problem again.” It is important to ensure the pile is not too wet and not too dry. It needs to be as moist as a wrung-out sponge. Compost piles require very little maintenance. Page turns her pile over once every two weeks in the summer and not at all during the winter months. It takes about one year to convert a bin full of organic matter into onequarter to one-half of a bin of usable compost. A pile should be about one cubic metre in volume. Organic waste can be placed in a bin or simply heaped on the ground and covered with a plastic sheet to control the moisture. Page said it’s best to have two piles, so one can be degrading while the other is stacked with fresh organic matter. There is a pretty straightforward detection method for knowing when the compost is ready to be applied on the lawn or garden. “It should be brown. It should look like dark, rich soil. And it smells fantastic. It smells like rich earth,” she said. Another test is to fill a plastic bag with compost, squeeze out all the air and seal it. If the bag has expanded after 24 hours that is a good indication that the microbes are still working and it should not be used. Unfinished compost can take nitrogen from the soil, compromising plant growth in a garden. Proper composting offers a number of environmental benefits including decreasing the greenhouse gases associated with landfills, reducing the need for fertilizer and creating soil with better water-holding capacity. Alberta Environment and Water has created a backyard composting brochure that can be found online at http://environment.alberta. ca/02985.html.

COMPOSTING WITH WORMS Those who have difficulty maintaining an outdoor compost pile can compost organic waste with red worms. • Vermicomposting creates a fine black granular compost called castings, which provides an excellent source of slow-release soil nutrients for plants or lawn. • Red worms eat almost everything that humans eat. They should be fed at least every few days. Food scraps placed below the surface of the bedding decompose in about two weeks. • Every three to six months, the red worms will have converted the food wastes and their bedding into a mass of rich dark castings. 11/11 - BCS11026

• Worms do not survive in their own waste and must have it removed.





DON’T POUR OIL ON TROUBLED WATERS Incentives to recycle | Many municipalities have collection sites for oil, filters and containers STORIES BY KAREN BRIERE REGINA BUREAU


Did you know? Oil filters are 85 percent steel.


he days of dumping used oil on the driveway to keep dust down are gone, or they should be. Phil Wrubleski, executive director of the Saskatchewan Association for Resource Recovery Corp., said farmers have come a long way in their thinking about what to do with used oil. The corporation was formed about 15 years ago, at the same time as Alberta’s Used Oil Management Association, and has since expanded to include organizations in Manitoba, British Columbia and Quebec. New Brunswick expects to begin a similar program in 2012. It grew from the Western Canadian Used Oil/Container/Filter Task Force. Wrubleski said farmers’ attitudes have changed since SARRC first began going to trade shows in the 1990s to promote the program. Many had bad habits of oiling their roads or using used oil to burn garbage. “Some people even used it for oiling the shingles on their garage, or just plain dumping it,” he said. Farmers are now more aware of the environmental impacts of doing those types of things. They may even have to have an environmental audit done of their land or operation in order to sell it. “You don’t want any of that nasty stuff around,” said Wrubleski. Collection rates are now about 75 percent for used oil and 80 percent for filters. Both of these materials are

considered hazardous. Collection of oil containers, defined as those up to 50 litre capacity, is about 68 percent. The containers are not hazardous waste but always contain some oil and for that reason can’t be put into plastic recycling programs. Farmers reuse many of these containers, especially the 20-litre pails that are handy for toting and storing things, but Wrubleski said they should be aware that once the pails crack or lose a handle they can and should be returned for recycling. The numbers are better in Alberta: 83 percent of oil, 91 percent of filters and 85 percent of containers are returned. In Manitoba, however, the numbers are lower: 75 percent of oil, 69 percent of filters and 49 percent of containers are collected. There are several ways for farmers and rural residents to recycle oil and the associated products. SARRC has 35 Ecocentres authorized to accept the products. “They’re the ones that actually have a pump in them so you can pump off 205-litre drums that farmers bring in,” Wrubleski said. Municipalities, retailers or bulk stations, for example, also collect the material in return for an incentive paid by SARRC. Many of the bulk dealers also accept the larger 110and 205-litre drums that the incentive program does not. In total, there are about 300 collection facilities in the province, although not all of them accept all three materials. Or, residents can call collectors to access=subscriber section=news,none,none

come to their farms if they have larger quantities. Several farmers could get together to recycle materials to make it economical for a collector to come out. Wrubleski said one farmer who has a larger tank could offer to collect for his neighbours and act as the base of operations.

Alberta has more than 400 collection centres. Manitoba has 53 Ecocentres, plus 16 other licensed rural depots and 10 in Winnipeg. All of the facilities can be found through the provincial links at www.

THE LIFE OF AN OIL CONTAINER You’ve taken your used oil, filters and containers to the collection depot, so now what happens to them? All these products are recycled into something that could end up back on your farm. Used oil can be recycled several times. Processors remove the impurities and turn the oil into heating fuel, re-refine it into base oil or create products used in other industries such as drilling mud manufacturing. Phil Wrubleski, from the Saskatchewan Association for Resource Recovery Corp.,

said filters are 85 percent steel. “Filters are run through large densifiers to squeeze out the oil,” he said. “The large bulk of them go to Evraz in Regina and they mix them into their recipe used largely for the large pipe they make.” Plastic oil containers are shredded and washed to remove the oil residue and used in various types of non-food grade products. “They could be oil containers, flower pots or irrigation pipe,” Wrubleski said.


» One litre of used oil can contaminate » Farmers store 35,000 used 20-litre one million litres of fresh water plastic pails each year, adding to the more than half a million pails » One standard used oil filter can already stockpiled. contain up to 250 millilitres of used oil

Recycling facts in 2010 Alberta Saskatchewan Manitoba

used oil (million litres) 90.00 17.26 13.20

oil filters (millions) 7.30 1.96 1.47

plastic containers (kilograms) 2,000,000 370,000 248,000

Source: SARRC 2010 annual report, Alberta Used Oil Management Assoc. annual report, Manitoba Association for Resource Recovery Corp. annual report






ust because it’s poop and it’s free doesn’t mean it’s good for the garden. That’s the bottom line from a host of gardening sources on the issue of fresh manure. Fresh manure can be dangerous for plants and human health, and poop from various species of animals can be radically different in nutrient content and their effects on growing plants. Gardening experts say gardeners need to realize that manure should be composted rather than directly applied. As well, the nutritional nature of manure needs to be understood and human health considerations must be foremost in vegetable gardeners’ minds. “If you use fresh manure in the garden, there is a small risk that pathogens which cause disease may contaminate garden vegetables,” according to Washington State University’s Co-operative Extension Service. Diseases include listeria, salmonella and E. coli and parasites include roundworms and tapeworms. Meat-eating animals, such as dogs, also contain parasites that are particularly dangerous. Experts say their feces should be completely avoided. The same rule applies to pig manure, says the University of Maine, because it contains parasites that are particularly likely to infect people.


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This might not be a problem on most commercial hog farms because producers pay a lot of attention to biosafety and restricting the flow of disease through fecal matter. However, even a farmyard pig can host these parasites and pass them on in their poop. Vegetables that directly touch fresh manure are obviously most at risk for transferring disease to people. “The risk is greatest for root crops, like radishes and carrots, and leafy vegetables, such as lettuce, where the edible part touches the soil,” says WSU. “Careful washing and/or peeling will remove most of the pathogens responsible for the disease. Thorough cooking is even more effective.” The most effective method of preparing and sanitizing fresh manure is to compost it, which isn’t much more complex than piling it up and mixing it frequently to allow natural processes to heat and break down the materials in the raw feces. The finished product is easy to apply and much safer than fresh manure. However, regardless of whether manure is composted or applied fresh, different farm animal species have radically different types of manure. Cattle manure is the most balanced and least agronomically dangerous to flowers and vegetables. Its low nitrogen levels mean it won’t easily burn plants. Horse manure is higher in nitrogen and isn’t best for flower gardens and some vegetables.

“It is lower in the fruiting and rooting nutrients, phosphorus and potassium, which is why we always warn people to not use horse manure on flowering plants,” says the Gardens Alive website. “Use it on non-flowering, nitrogenloving plants like lawns, corn, potatoes, garlic and lettuce, but not on tomatoes, peppers, flowers and such.” Many gardening sources say sheep manure is an excellent resource, but it is usually difficult to gather because sheep live in pastures rather than being confined. Poultry manure is super-high in nitrogen and must be handled delicately when applied to avoid burning plants’ roots. Poultry manure is best used as a supplement to other types of manure, or gingerly. Exotic manure is also sometimes valuable, if it can be found. It could be worth a gardener’s time to get in the pickup with a pitchfork — a big pitchfork — when the circus comes to town. “Elephant manure is highly prized by gardeners, both for its quality and quantity,” say a popular United Kingdom-based online encyclopedia, h2g2. However, composting elephant poop is also a good idea. “Warning: elephant pies are the size of a football, composed mostly of undigested roughage and take forever to break down,” says Gardens Alive. “I recommend helping things along with a machete and/or baseball bat. But once it is finally done, the resulting compost keeps the deer miles away.”





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Neighbours Donna McKenzie and Rose Erhardt of Strasbourg, Sask., have farm gardens that are always evolving. McKenzie’s garden uses bursts of colour with hints of found items. Erhardt’s garden uses vintage prairie steel designed to host an array of flowers. | William DeKay photos


1. Weathered barn boards make a rustic frame around geraniums. The iron bird perched on the frame was a gift from one of McKenzie’s many gardening friends. 2. McKenzie’s husband Bill’s childhood tricycle is nestled by feathered reed grass, petunias and cherry tomatoes. 3. Memories are kept alive with an old butter churn and wooden wagon. “When you have a real connection with things like that, you don’t want it to just be sitting and not being appreciated,” says Rose Erhardt. 4. A wired rooster sits pretty in a perennial bed: hardy (Prairie Joy) roses, fall sunflowers, feathered reed grass. 5. Strategically placed yard globes (gazing balls) create reflections and points of interest. 6. On a hot summer’s day, a hammock swings lazily under a shady willow tree, a gathering spot for neighbour children. 7. A steam engine’s drive wheel used to be a water trough for cattle. Now it’s a flower bed. 8. An old teacup and saucer that belonged to McKenzie’s late mother-in-law are memorialized on the farm, which was homesteaded in 1903. The garden is also home to many species of birds. McKenzie says she got the idea after pondering a teacup she saw in another home.



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9 9. A homemade wooden bridge over a pond provides a vantage point over the garden. Paths that lead to the bridge were built by hand. 10. A disc welded onto a shaft was first used as a bird bath. Now it’s home to petunias. 11. Old diamond harrows salvaged from the ground and welded together create a home for clematis to grow in. 12. The deer came first about 15 years ago. The garden was planted and grew up around them. “We have tons of real deer,” says MacKenzie. “We get lots of hunters too.”



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Permaculture concept | Couple makes the most of the land while protecting the environment for future generations

agriculture that aims to create sustainable habitats by following nature’s patterns.

» Bill Mollison, one of the found-

ers of the permaculture method, defines it as “a philosophy of working with rather than against nature, of protracted and thoughtful observation rather than protracted and thoughtless labour and of looking at plants and animals in all their functions, rather than treating any area as a single project system.”

Jason Baranec and Julia Mitchell examine the fruits of their garden labours on their acreage north of Lethbridge, near Park Lake, Alta. The couple employ efforts to create a sustainable growing system that embraces natural concepts and acknowledges humans’ role in producing their own food. STORY & PHOTOS BY BARB GLEN LETHBRIDGE BUREAU


lush, green front lawn is a waste of potential. That’s how Julia Mitchell and Jason Baranec see it. The rural Lethbridge couple has embraced permaculture, which works with nature to create sustainable habitat and grow food. For these self-described “permies,” the front lawn is a common example of how people have separated themselves from food production, often to the detriment of health, the environment and natural food production systems. “We bash the front lawn quite a bit, in more of a joking way, but it sort of represents all that’s wrong with current society,” said Mitchell. “We joke that the front lawn is kind of useless. It does look good and there are values to it … but we sort of view that as, instead of using your front lawn to just be front lawn and look the

same or more green than your neighbours’, we see it as an opportunity for growing your own food.” They took several courses in permaculture concepts and have put their beliefs into practice. Though they both work day jobs in Lethbridge, they’ve employed key concepts of the philosophy on their acreage near Park Lake: recycling, self-sufficiency, frugality, following nature’s lead in food production, learning from others and making food easily accessible. Their accomplishments are many: • They built a greenhouse that has recycled patio stones for a floor, uses rain barrels and runoff from the house for watering and has a passive solar exposure near the house. • They planted a vegetable garden using companion planting and keyhole patterns to minimize water use and simplify access to produce. • They compost yard and garden waste for reuse as fertilizer. • They maintain a flock of 35 chick-

ens for eggs and meat. • They built an outdoor clay oven using recycled brick, soil and straw from their own property. And they consider it a beginning. “The reason why I was so intrigued by (permaculture) is the local food growth aspect of it,” said Mitchell, originally from Toronto. “We both really think it’s important that people need to start considering where they get their food from, how it arrives to them, what’s in it. The general food industry has sort of spiraled out of control in terms of its environmental footprint.” Baranec, who grew up on a farm near Bentley, Alta., and is the project manager at the University of Lethbridge, said he is often asked to define permaculture. “I think a good elevator speech that we stumbled upon is, if the rain barrel or the solar panel or the garden were all tools, permaculture would be the toolbox that organizes it,” he said. He sees many farming applications

within permaculture concepts, among them rotational grazing, holistic animal management, cover cropping, mulching and erosion prevention. The couple teaches permaculture workshops, and this summer they organized a blitz that transformed an urban yard into a food producing patch of land. The community aspects of permaculture, as well as its informality, are major appeals for them. “It’s an organic structure,” Baranec said. “It’s a network of people trying to improve on one another’s ideas.” Mitchell likens it to open-source software, free to all who want to learn about producing their own food and are willing to experiment. Two Australians, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren, founded the permaculture design system in the early 1970s. Permaculture groups have since formed in several countries, including Canada, which has its own permaculture institute in Ontario. “It’s a pretty easy sell when people

DAVID HOLMGREN’S 12 DESIGN PRINCIPLES 1. Observe and interact: Take time to engage with nature, so we can design solutions to suit our situation. 2. Catch and store energy: Develop systems to collect resources at peak abundance, then use them in times of need.

5. Use and value renewable resources and services: Make the best use of nature’s abundance to reduce our consumptive behaviour and dependence on non-renewable resources.

3. Obtain a yield: Ensure you get useful rewards for the work you do.

6. Produce no waste: Value and use the resources that are available to us so that nothing goes to waste.

4. Apply self-regulation and accept feedback: Discourage inappropriate activity to ensure systems continue to function well.

7. Design from patterns to details: Step back and observe patterns in nature and society. These can form the backbone of our designs, with

the details filled in as we go. 8. Integrate rather than segregate: By putting the right things in the right place, relationships develop between those things and they work together to support each other. 9. Use small and slow solutions: Small and slow systems are easier to maintain than big ones, making better use of local resources and producing more sustainable outcomes. 10. Use and value diversity: Diversity reduces vulnerability to a variety of

threats and takes advantage of the unique nature of the environment. 11. Use edges and value the marginal: The interface between things is where the most interesting events take place. These are often the most valuable, diverse and productive elements in the system. 12. Creatively use and respond to change: We can have a positive impact by carefully observing and then intervening at the right time.




FAR LEFT: Baranec and Mitchell built this clay oven using soil from around their home. They say it makes good pizza. LEFT: Mitchell shows the composting system she uses to process all organic waste on her acreage north of Lethbridge. Recycling and using what’s available are key concepts of permaculture.

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start describing to you how you can design your systems for as little work as possible and as much output, which is always a big deal to everyone, especially to farmers,” Baranec said. Beyond that, Mitchell said it’s a way of looking at living life and creating a culture that will protect the Earth for future generations. Permaculture is a derivative of permanent agriculture but also permanent culture. “That permanence also implies making the world better for future generations, so ensuring that in your great life you … ensure that your kids and their kids and their kids’ kids are going to have the same benefits that you did and better.” And what about that front lawn? Will it look as pretty if it becomes a garden or a compost pile? It depends on your definition of pretty. “I think a productive resource can be just as aesthetically pleasing as a non-productive resource,” said Baranec, as Mitchell nodded agreement.

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