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The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Expert raises questions about province’s Lake Diefenbaker irrigation project during conference

Expert raises questions about province’s Lake Diefenbaker irrigation project during conference

Experts have some questions about the impacts of the provincial government's proposed irrigation project at Lake Diefenbaker
Annual Sask. conference looks at past year, future goals for National Farmers Union

Annual Sask. conference looks at past year, future goals for National Farmers Union

Saskatchewan members of the National Farmers Union met for an annual convention on March 31
Belle Plaine ethanol plant rebranded as Co-op Ethanol Complex

Belle Plaine ethanol plant rebranded as Co-op Ethanol Complex

Facility to continue to operate as normal, name change brings plant in line with Co-op brand
Sacred Heart students learn about agriculture during classroom visit with local agronomist

Sacred Heart students learn about agriculture during classroom visit with local agronomist

One of Moose Jaw's classrooms had a special visit from a local agronomist last week as part of Ag Literacy Month
National Farmer’s Union offers support to federal carbon pricing act

National Farmer’s Union offers support to federal carbon pricing act

Recent Supreme Court decision supporting carbon pricing a step in the right direction towards fighting climate change and protecting biodiversity, NFU says
APAS responds to carbon tax ruling

APAS responds to carbon tax ruling

APAS president Todd Lewis says the federal government must work to resolve the issues facing the ag industry
Farm organizations seeking support for carbon offset system rewards

Farm organizations seeking support for carbon offset system rewards

Wide range of provincial groups looking for input for creation of system to recognize and reward farm contributions to environmental issues
Tomorrow's ag leaders to benefit from mentorship program

Tomorrow's ag leaders to benefit from mentorship program

Eight young people will be mentored by industry leaders
Provincial government announces big expansion to Yorkton canola processing plant

Provincial government announces big expansion to Yorkton canola processing plant

Yorkton's canola crush plant will be expanding to double its current processing capacity by 2024
Agriculture Safety Week reminding residents of the importance of farm safety

Agriculture Safety Week reminding residents of the importance of farm safety

Agriculture Safety Week is taking place from March 14-20 this year