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The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Sask. minister of agriculture staunchly defends rural semi driver training policy

Sask. minister of agriculture staunchly defends rural semi driver training policy

Saskatchewan Minister of Agriculture Dave Marit addressed the topic at the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association conference
Crop report: Rain has helped, but more needed

Crop report: Rain has helped, but more needed

The latest information from the weekly crop report, for the period of June 4 to 10
Net farm income takes steep decline in 2018

Net farm income takes steep decline in 2018

Farm net income fell to $3.03 billion last year from 8.19 billion in 2017
Ag experts caution on various impacts to land price increases

Ag experts caution on various impacts to land price increases

The 7.4 per cent increase in Saskatchewan farmland last year is above the national average
Seeding almost done as farmers wait on rain

Seeding almost done as farmers wait on rain

The latest from the crop report, for the week of May 28 to June 3
Rain needed badly across province

Rain needed badly across province

Cropland moisture is 39 per cent adequate in the Moose Jaw area
Stock Growers 106th convention in Moose Jaw

Stock Growers 106th convention in Moose Jaw

The conference will be held June 9-11
Seeding nearing completion, more rain needed

Seeding nearing completion, more rain needed

The latest information from the provincial crop report, for the period of May 21 to May 27
Moisture short fields increase significant in three weeks

Moisture short fields increase significant in three weeks

Moisture levels are inadequate across the province
Controlling wild pigs requires changes to hunting laws

Controlling wild pigs requires changes to hunting laws

Wild pigs have been a concern since some wild boar escaped farms in the 1990s but the problem has exploded in the last few years.