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Agriculture News

The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Spring seeding progressing throughout province

Spring seeding progressing throughout province

Provincial total at 18 per cent
General Mills marches into healthy soil program for oats production

General Mills marches into healthy soil program for oats production

The pilot program works with oat farmers in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, North Dakota, Kansas and Michigan
Sask. government announces pandemic support for livestock producers

Sask. government announces pandemic support for livestock producers

The provincial government is providing livestock producers with more funding to help mitigate the financial burdens caused by Alberta processing facility closures during the pandemic
FCC encourages hiring unskilled farm workers

FCC encourages hiring unskilled farm workers

There is a need for farm labourers, but COVID-19 complicates matters
Lentil markets response to COVID-19 pandemic

Lentil markets response to COVID-19 pandemic

Information on the lentil market, as provided by Greg Simpson of Simpson Seeds
Spring seeding underway throughout province

Spring seeding underway throughout province

Seven per cent of the crop is now in the ground 
Agribition plans to hold livestock show this fall

Agribition plans to hold livestock show this fall

“This (pandemic) has not kept you from calving and it will not keep you from seeding. When calves are fat and the crops are off Agribition will be here, we will be ready”
APAS responds to federal ag funding announcement

APAS responds to federal ag funding announcement

The group says more needs to be done to maintain food supply
Higher beef prices at meat counter possible

Higher beef prices at meat counter possible

With less cattle needed by packers, Western Canadian cash prices for live cattle have fallen between 10 and 12 cents a pound
This year declared International Year of Plant Health by United Nations

This year declared International Year of Plant Health by United Nations

Science Canada notes healthy plants are the foundation for all life, making up 80 per cent of the food we eat and producing 98 per cent of the oxygen we breathe