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Agriculture News

The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Sask. Ag Hall of Fame inductees announced

Sask. Ag Hall of Fame inductees announced

The inductees include Gerry Ritz, Adele Buettner, Jack Hay, Eileen and William Lamont, John Fiege, and Ted Serhienko
Sask Canola meeting to highlight growing concerns

Sask Canola meeting to highlight growing concerns

The meeting will be held Feb. 6 at the Heritage Inn
Rail companies delivered record grain shipments

Rail companies delivered record grain shipments

CN Rail moved 7.5 million tonnes in the last quarter of 2019, while CP increased volume 2.1 per cent to 12.17 million tonnes
$11 million ag research projects cover range of interests

$11 million ag research projects cover range of interests

Funding will go to 47 projects with 15 in canola, 10 in pulses, nine in oilseeds, seven in cereals.
Water Agency offers flexible drainage options to farmers

Water Agency offers flexible drainage options to farmers

"In most parts of this province we still have more than 50 per cent of the sloughs. We still have an opportunity to get it right"
Grain commission to cover most Ilta Grain cash owed farmers

Grain commission to cover most Ilta Grain cash owed farmers

Farmers will be paid under a Canadian Grain Commission program to guard against dealer losses
ICDC irrigation trials seek higher profit crops

ICDC irrigation trials seek higher profit crops

One trial had three varieties of potato with plans to harvest small potatoes that fetch a premium price of $1.10 a kilo compared to 22 cents a kilo for regular table potatoes
Feedlot developer describes delays in getting operation approved

Feedlot developer describes delays in getting operation approved

It took five years for Namaka Farms to get approval for its project
Concerns surface on collection of irrigation levy

Concerns surface on collection of irrigation levy

The levy will compensate for a phased-in reduction of $100,000 from the Ministry of Agriculture
Saskatchewan dill pickles coming to Co-op grocery system

Saskatchewan dill pickles coming to Co-op grocery system

The cucumbers are currently being taste tested before canning