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The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.

Agrimart:  PST Changes Will Benefit Farmers and the Agriculture Industry

Agrimart: PST Changes Will Benefit Farmers and the Agriculture Industry

These changes should provide greater clarity to our farmers, as well as ensure that PST is applied fairly and consistently to farming and agriculture goods and services.
Agrimart: One in 10 Canadian farmers takes in $1 million a year: ag census 2021

Agrimart: One in 10 Canadian farmers takes in $1 million a year: ag census 2021

Farms with $1 million or more revenues increased by almost one-quarter to 9.9 per cent of farmers from 7.2 per cent in the 2016 census.
Agrimart: Free course helps improve farm management skills across Canada

Agrimart: Free course helps improve farm management skills across Canada

The free online course, which covers topics such as risk management, financial literacy, and transition, is still available to farmers throughout the country.
Storm-related assistance for livestock producers announced

Storm-related assistance for livestock producers announced

Many ranching communities in southern Saskatchewan have reported losses of livestock during this crucial calving season.
Farm disaster program renewal must support livestock producers

Farm disaster program renewal must support livestock producers

Extreme drought across Western Canada in 2021 created widespread shortages of livestock feed and water, and left pastures and hay land in poor condition for the upcoming year. 
Agrimart: Wheat overtakes Canola acres in planting intentions survey

Agrimart: Wheat overtakes Canola acres in planting intentions survey

Record high grain prices have failed to coax Canadian farmers into planting more acres of some major grains.
Agrimart: Saskatchewan sees Avian Flu for first time in 15 Years

Agrimart: Saskatchewan sees Avian Flu for first time in 15 Years

On Monday, April 18, the Saskatchewan government announced two flocks of poultry were infected with the highly contagious virus.
Agrimart: Saskatchewan farmland rents remained stable last year

Agrimart: Saskatchewan farmland rents remained stable last year

Farmland rents in Saskatchewan were relatively stable last year, according to the Farm Credit Canada annual survey of rents.
Snowfall provides some optimism

Snowfall provides some optimism

As parts of southwestern Saskatchewan did not receive as much snowfall as other parts of the province, especially the northern regions, the agriculture sector will need significant rainfall this spring.
Beware of hantavirus this spring

Beware of hantavirus this spring

Potentially life-threatening lung disease can follow infection; infected rodents prime carrier.