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Agriculture News

The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Meat processing closures haunt industry

Meat processing closures haunt industry

A look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the meat processing industry
Road ban exemptions for agriculture products

Road ban exemptions for agriculture products

“This measure will help producers finish last year’s harvest, market last year’s crop, and get this year’s crop in the ground,"
Despite pandemic halving business activity, auction company still taking bids

Despite pandemic halving business activity, auction company still taking bids

'It’s good that we can still operate … We can hardly wait until we reopen again,' said Scott Johnstone, owner of Johnstone Auction Mart
One-third of farm/ranch input prices fell year over year

One-third of farm/ranch input prices fell year over year

Information from the Alberta Agriculture and Forestry survey
AgriStability interim payments increased for 2020

AgriStability interim payments increased for 2020

The 2020 interim benefit will increase from 50 to 75 per cent
Calgary beef processor re-opened

Calgary beef processor re-opened

Harmony Beef resumed operations on March 31
Saskatchewan farmland trading between $800 and $3,900 an acre: FCC

Saskatchewan farmland trading between $800 and $3,900 an acre: FCC

Farmland prices increased an average 5.2 per cent, a reduction from 6.6 per cent in 2018
Ontario senator wants more assistance than credit for agriculture

Ontario senator wants more assistance than credit for agriculture

“What we have is just an extension of credit. The farmers have to pay it back”
AgriStability deadline extended to July 3

AgriStability deadline extended to July 3

“This extension will give producers additional time to consider their risk management needs during this period of uncertainty”
New noxious weed infesting Western Canada

New noxious weed infesting Western Canada

One plant will produce 250,000 seeds and up to one million in ideal conditions