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Agriculture News

The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Province and Ottawa announce $8.1 million in funding for ag projects

Province and Ottawa announce $8.1 million in funding for ag projects

The announcement was made by Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit
Lentils, canola, flax return estimates look best for farmers

Lentils, canola, flax return estimates look best for farmers

All major crop and all specialty crops will return over variable costs with nine major crops returning a profit over variable and fixed costs
Canadian agriculture has potential to outpace auto, aviation industries

Canadian agriculture has potential to outpace auto, aviation industries

A report suggests Canada has an opportunity to increase food exports
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