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The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
National agriculture federation calling for emergency pandemic fund for farmers, food industry

National agriculture federation calling for emergency pandemic fund for farmers, food industry

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture is calling for a government fund to support farmers across the country as they struggle with pandemic-related challenges heading into spring
SaskPower urges caution during spring seeding

SaskPower urges caution during spring seeding

There were 327 reported incidents of farm machinery contacting electrical equipment in 2019
Latest APAS survey shines light on farmers' struggles

Latest APAS survey shines light on farmers' struggles

Thirty-seven per cent of respondents have not completed their 2019 harvest
Chinese relaxing canola dockage causes confusion

Chinese relaxing canola dockage causes confusion

Positive talks to allow Canadian canola exports to China are ongoing
Meat packer closes over coronavirus scare

Meat packer closes over coronavirus scare

A Calgary plant has been closed after it was discovered one employee might have COVID-19
Ethanol demand cuts to impact all grain prices

Ethanol demand cuts to impact all grain prices

Reduced ethanol demand will create less need for corn acres this spring and put pressure on corn prices
APAS survey shows farmers concerned about COVID-19

APAS survey shows farmers concerned about COVID-19

APAS has launched a weekly survey, to get up-to-date information from producers
Better natural nitrogen fertilizer licensed in United States

Better natural nitrogen fertilizer licensed in United States

Nitrogen fertilizer makers had better look for different markets if a California fertilizer company’s product continues increasing yields.
Biological fungus control discovery history resembles horror flick

Biological fungus control discovery history resembles horror flick

The story of ACM 941 is a horror story of commercializing new fungicide products
Spring runoff well underway in southern Saskatchewan

Spring runoff well underway in southern Saskatchewan

Runoff aided by above normal temperatures and precipitation levels in March