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Agriculture News

The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Grain companies excuse feeding a line to Prairie farmers

Grain companies excuse feeding a line to Prairie farmers

“You can bring in a train with 15,000 to 20,000 tonnes of grain but that’s not enough. These ships need 55,000 tonnes”
Moose Jaw district received most rain since April

Moose Jaw district received most rain since April

Since April, Moose Jaw has received more than eight inches of rain
Canola, wheat lose acreage; peas, barley, oats gain

Canola, wheat lose acreage; peas, barley, oats gain

Information from Statistics Canada's principal field crop survey for June
Crop report: More rain needed for crop development

Crop report: More rain needed for crop development

The latest from the weekly crop report, for the week of June 25 to July 1
Stock Growers ask province to continue vet college numbers

Stock Growers ask province to continue vet college numbers

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association wants the province to fully fund 20 student seats
Offset credits for agricultural practices still incomplete

Offset credits for agricultural practices still incomplete

Credits will likely be for maintaining soil practices
Farm commodity prices may swing up from drought, excessive rainfall

Farm commodity prices may swing up from drought, excessive rainfall

Weather conditions in the U.S. and Australia may help Canadian farmers
Carbon tax, lost canola markets could cause farm crisis

Carbon tax, lost canola markets could cause farm crisis

A local farmer discussed the carbon tax at the recent Farming for Profit conference
Crop report: Rain provides much needed relief

Crop report: Rain provides much needed relief

The latest information from the crop report for the period of June 18 to 24
Canola meal option fits in with pasture drought

Canola meal option fits in with pasture drought

Although canola meal was about six per cent more expensive, a U of S trial study showed it was more cost efficient