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The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Researcher discusses community benefits of irrigation expansion

Researcher discusses community benefits of irrigation expansion

For every $1 invested in irrigation, $1.44 in production happens; $3.53 in household income is created; and $4.49 is added to GDP
Clean Fuel Standards leaves questions for farming community

Clean Fuel Standards leaves questions for farming community

Standards may bring benefits, but might also increase costs
Sask. Polytech launches new mental health research project for farmers, ranchers

Sask. Polytech launches new mental health research project for farmers, ranchers

Researchers at Sask Polytech are looking to talk to Saskatchewan farmers and ranchers about mental health to create a targeted support system
Saskatchewan SPCA holding emergency preparedness webinar series for animal owners

Saskatchewan SPCA holding emergency preparedness webinar series for animal owners

The Saskatchewan SPCA is holding a series of webinars to share information on how to prepare for your animal's safety in the event of an emergency
Severe drought conditions could affect area crop growth this year

Severe drought conditions could affect area crop growth this year

Severe drought conditions exist starting around Boharm and extending east to Winnipeg, and from Avonlea in the south to the U.S. border and from Early Grey in the north to Swan Lake, Man.
Moose Jaw irrigation project last part of 20-year expansion

Moose Jaw irrigation project last part of 20-year expansion

Soil testing of the Moose Jaw project will happen this spring
Irrigation planning needs to study environmental situations

Irrigation planning needs to study environmental situations

Irrigation will allow Saskatchewan to take advantage of opportunities, as water becomes an issue in other regions of the world
Nearly $10 million in agriculture funding announced by Sask., federal governments

Nearly $10 million in agriculture funding announced by Sask., federal governments

The federal and provincial government announced they are contributing $9.8 million to 39 crop-related research projects in Canada this year
Water security expert says irrigation benefits spread across the economy

Water security expert says irrigation benefits spread across the economy

Information from a virtual irrigation conference held recently
Grain price outlook in 2021 predicted above average: FCC

Grain price outlook in 2021 predicted above average: FCC

The FCC is forecasting moderately higher prices for corn, canola and spring wheat for the first six months