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Agriculture News

The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Chinese meat suspension costs Canadian industry $100 million

Chinese meat suspension costs Canadian industry $100 million

Beef and pork exports account for over half the $8.9 billion in farm cash receipts from livestock
Average farmland price increases cooling off this year

Average farmland price increases cooling off this year

Prices increased by three per cent in the first half of 2019, compared to 6.6 per cent last year
Farming, farm-related jobs involve high technology skills

Farming, farm-related jobs involve high technology skills

Seventy per cent of farmers from 25 to 59 reported using technology on the farm
Good weather helps harvest progress

Good weather helps harvest progress

Information from the latest crop report, for the period of Sept. 10 to 16
RBC report sees need to develop farm workers, technology in Canada

RBC report sees need to develop farm workers, technology in Canada

The report suggests Canada can more than $11 billion if it develops skills and embraces a culture of technology
P & H acquires western elevators from Louis Dreyfus

P & H acquires western elevators from Louis Dreyfus

Parrish and Heimbecker has acquired 10 grain handling plants, four of which are in Saskatchewan
Harvest progress slow but steady

Harvest progress slow but steady

Information from the weekly crop report, for the period of Sept. 3 to 9
Crop production shifts from canola, durum to barley, oats on fewer acres

Crop production shifts from canola, durum to barley, oats on fewer acres

Information from Statistics Canada's fall crop production estimates
Farmers hope for sun to catch up on harvest

Farmers hope for sun to catch up on harvest

Farmers hope the wet weather won't stick around so harvest operations can continue
Red meat outlook dampened by export loss, higher feed costs

Red meat outlook dampened by export loss, higher feed costs

The report for Farm Credit Canada predicts declining meat exports, higher feed costs and seasonal price dips