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The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Saskatchewan gov't announces massive Lake Diefenbaker irrigation project; Moose Jaw area to be affected

Saskatchewan gov't announces massive Lake Diefenbaker irrigation project; Moose Jaw area to be affected

‘Generational’ project to come at a cost of $4 billion, create 2,500 construction jobs a year for over 10 years, add an estimated 120,000 acres of irrigable land, provide Moose Jaw-Regina corridor with secure water source for next 100 years
Province testing new technology to improve farmer’s mental health

Province testing new technology to improve farmer’s mental health

New mobile app offers private counselling, online information to help those struggling in difficult times
SARM welcomes millions from province to rural programs

SARM welcomes millions from province to rural programs

“We are grateful of the support provincially and federally to help everyone through this unprecedented situation, and we will continue to work on behalf of rural municipalities”   
Most crops developing normally for time of year

Most crops developing normally for time of year

Information from the latest crop report, for the week of June 16 to 22
Student bio sensor can detect antibiotics in animals

Student bio sensor can detect antibiotics in animals

The sensor has two parts — a sample container and reaction device
Calgary study encourages national agri-food action plan

Calgary study encourages national agri-food action plan

The study is by Kerri Holland of the Simpson Centre for Agricultural and Food Innovation and Public Education
Seeding basically finished, rainfall needed

Seeding basically finished, rainfall needed

Information from the latest crop report, for the week of June 9 to 15
Appeal court pulls farm chemical product from United States shelves

Appeal court pulls farm chemical product from United States shelves

The products are used as an alternate to glyphosate
Commodity price outlook not good for bottom line

Commodity price outlook not good for bottom line

For 2020, FCC predicts a 1.9 per cent drop in Saskatchewan farm cash receipts
APAS report highlights problems with rural mobile and internet service

APAS report highlights problems with rural mobile and internet service

Responses to the online survey were collected between May 2019 and December 2019