RM Of Portage Researching Tile Drainage Issues

The RM of Portage la Prairie is researching the issue of tile drainage in relation to liquid manure. Reeve Kam Blight says it's a new area about which the RM is seeking more knowledge. "We had some…

Local Sports

Portage Ties Series/Mavericks Move On

There were 2 games in the Santa Clara Baseball League playoffs Wednesday night. The Portage Padres evened their series after Wednesday's victory over the Plumas Pirates in Game 3. The Padres' bats,…

Scores & Schedule

SCORES Wednesday, July 29th Santa Clara Baseball LeagueSemi-finalsPortage 5 Plumas 2(Series tied at 2)Minnedosa 9 Carberry 3(Mavericks advance to final) American Baseball AssociationWinnipeg 7…

Scores & Schedule

Tuesday, July 28th Major League BaseballInterleaguePhiladelphia 3 Toronto 2Baltimore 7 Atlanta 3Pittsburgh 8 Minnesota 7Arizona 8 Seattle 4Oakland 2 L.A. Dodgers 0 American LeagueChicago 9 Boston…

A Couple of Game 3's In SCBL Playoffs Tonight

The Santa Clara Baseball League's playoffs resume tonight with two games on the night. The Portage Padres and Plumas Pirates resume their series in Plumas, after game 3 was cancelled due to field…

Ag News

Government/Producer Talk Warms Up To Climate Change

With the climate getting warmer, talk of coping with the weather is getting louder. Tuesday was the last of eight public discussions for the Manitoba Agriculture Risk Management Review Task Force.…

Big Bison Demand Pushes Prices

Demand for bison in both Canada and the United States is very high, with Canadian buyers paying up to $5.25 per pound for Grade "A" bison bulls. "The prices are being driven up and I think a lot of…

Producers Should Scout for Aphids and Corn Borer

Soybean aphids are starting to show up in Manitoba fields. The levels are still very low, and the economic threshold is high, at 250 aphids per plant on average. Provincial entomologist, John…

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