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The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.

Tractor, combine supply to stay tight for two years: economist

Tractor, combine supply to stay tight for two years: economist

Disruptions in supply chains by the pandemic have reduced equipment sitting in the lot.
2023 Saskatchewan Agriculture Student Scholarship Program open for applications

2023 Saskatchewan Agriculture Student Scholarship Program open for applications

The theme of this year is ‘farming and the environment.’ 
Agrimart: Cattle numbers remain low in Western Canada

Agrimart: Cattle numbers remain low in Western Canada

As of July 1, 2022, Canadian farmers held 12.3 million cattle and calves on their farms, down 2.8% from last year.
Hay yields vary in Saskatchewan according to rainfall amounts

Hay yields vary in Saskatchewan according to rainfall amounts

In the southeastern region which includes Moose Jaw yields are higher than average with plenty of hay.
Agrimart: CCA now Branded as the Canadian Cattle Association

Agrimart: CCA now Branded as the Canadian Cattle Association

By leveraging its new brand, the CCA hopes to highlight the strong and diverse group dedicated to raising some of the world's best beef.
Agrimart: Moose Jaw holds largest Cowhorse Competition in Western Canada this year

Agrimart: Moose Jaw holds largest Cowhorse Competition in Western Canada this year

Dirt flew and hooves pounded in Moose Jaw as the Four Lakes Cowhorse show hosted its 5th annual cowhorse competition on July 23rd and 24th. 
A new five-year agreement made: Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership

A new five-year agreement made: Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership

This agreement made recently during the Annual Meeting in Saskatoon will invest $500 million in funds, which represents a 25% rise in the cost-shared portion of the partnership.
Agrimart: Cleanfarms recycling event was a remarkable success

Agrimart: Cleanfarms recycling event was a remarkable success

The MJRC hopes to be able to throw these big ag plastic take-in events a few times a year, while still holding scheduled drop-offs. 
Moose Jaw to Host One of Saskatchewan’s Largest Cowhorse Shows

Moose Jaw to Host One of Saskatchewan’s Largest Cowhorse Shows

On July 23rd and 24th, the fifth annual Four Lakes Cowhorse Show will be at the exhibition grounds. 
Native plant species to benefit cattle farmers

Native plant species to benefit cattle farmers

Many Canadian cattle producers rely on introduced species of foraged plants, such as alfalfa, to feed their animals, but there is a growing interest in native plant species.
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