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The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Spring seeding almost complete

Spring seeding almost complete

Information from the latest crop report for the period of May 25 to 31, 2021
Rain helps farmers as seeding progresses

Rain helps farmers as seeding progresses

The crop report for the period of May 18 to 24, 2021
'Ground-breaking' research in fertilizer techniques from USask expert could increase yield for producers

'Ground-breaking' research in fertilizer techniques from USask expert could increase yield for producers

Dr. Jeff Schoenau from the University of Saskatchewan has been doing research on soil nutrients that could change how producers apply fertilizer to their fields
APAS welcomes proposed fee cuts to grain inspections and weighing services

APAS welcomes proposed fee cuts to grain inspections and weighing services

'These savings will allow producers to invest more in their operations, and we thank (federal) Minister (Marie-Claude) Bibeau for reducing fees on this essential service for our producers'
Sask Crop Report: 74 per cent of crops seeded, producers struggling with dry conditions

Sask Crop Report: 74 per cent of crops seeded, producers struggling with dry conditions

Seeding is reported to be 74 per cent done in Saskatchewan this week
Spring seeding well ahead of the five-year average thus far

Spring seeding well ahead of the five-year average thus far

Seeding is up to 38 per cent complete this week, up from nine per cent last week
Manitoba ag-tech company announces innovative heat blast yield coverage for canola producers

Manitoba ag-tech company announces innovative heat blast yield coverage for canola producers

Farmers Edge is now offering a new digital product that helps canola producers mitigate losses from big heatwaves
Warmer daytime temperatures make planting seeds easier for farmers

Warmer daytime temperatures make planting seeds easier for farmers

Seeding is underway in the province, with nine per cent of the 2021 crop now in the ground, which is ahead of the five-year average
Chaplin sodium plant to receive $220 million investment for facility upgrades

Chaplin sodium plant to receive $220 million investment for facility upgrades

The sodium sulphate plant at Chaplin will be undergoing upgrades to increase its sodium of potash fertilizer production
Regina to receive two new canola crush plants from Cargill, Viterra

Regina to receive two new canola crush plants from Cargill, Viterra

Regina will be the site of two new canola processing facilities, both to be operational by 2024