Promoting Canadian Oats

New Year's Eve has now ended and you might be left with an unpleasant side effect of your evening in the form of a hangover. It's no surprise that knocking back one too many glasses of bubbly can cause headaches, nausea and tiredness. Luckily, four simple breakfast foods can be an easy fix to your New Year's Day hangover. Read more here.

High cholesterol describes a build-up of a fatty substance called cholesterol in your blood. Too much of this substance can cause your blood vessels to get blocked, leading to heart problems and stroke. If you feel like Christmas did your levels dirty, there's one breakfast food that can help cut them by a whopping 16 percent, according to research. Read more here.

With this year's extreme drought and the rapid escalation of grain prices, it's more important than ever for farmers to line-up next year's supply of planting seed early. An Interactive Saskseed Guide is now available on-line to connect producers with appropriate Saskatchewan seed growers. Read more at the Southwest Booster.

Want to know what your Greenfeed is worth? Use the Government of Saskatchewan's Grain Silage Greenfeed Calculator to see if it makes sense to cut your crops for silage. This calculator "calculates and compares the net returns or losses between the cereal grain crop, and its alternate use for cereal silage or cereal greenfeed." Check it out here.

Grain Silage Greenfeed Calculator

On June 3, Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan is leading a unique collaboration that will provide free meals to about 900 students and teachers in the province.