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Agriculture News

The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Installing biogas digesters can save money for industry

Installing biogas digesters can save money for industry

Biodigesters can use waste and convert it into electricity or natural gas for use or sale from the farm
5G technology to benefit farming

5G technology to benefit farming

Use of the technology could include artificial intelligence and robotics
Sask. crop insurance program adds vegetable pilot program, coverage increases for 2021

Sask. crop insurance program adds vegetable pilot program, coverage increases for 2021

Coverage is increasing 22 per cent, from $224 per acre last year to $273 per acre in 2021
Pork, beef outlook still impacted by Chinese in 2021

Pork, beef outlook still impacted by Chinese in 2021

"China will be the primary driver of livestock markets throughout the year ahead"
COVID-19 precautions around household pets, livestock

COVID-19 precautions around household pets, livestock

Most cats are asymptomatic, some dog infections have been recorded
Benefits of Census of Agriculture explained

Benefits of Census of Agriculture explained

Census forms should arrive in early May
Farmer objections cause second round of grains code consultations

Farmer objections cause second round of grains code consultations

The federal government will hold a second round of consultations with farmers this fall
$40 million allocated to cope with increased ag exports, imports

$40 million allocated to cope with increased ag exports, imports

Funds will be used for responses to cases of plant and animal diseases and for more frequent inspections of the industry
Alberta farmers get break on insurance premiums

Alberta farmers get break on insurance premiums

The province has reduced premiums by 20 per cent for 2021
Province’s ag exports rose 31 per cent last year over 2019, data shows

Province’s ag exports rose 31 per cent last year over 2019, data shows

Saskatchewan produced $16.9 billion in agricultural exports last year, an increase of 31 per cent from 2019 and a new high for the province