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Agriculture News

The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Harvest progress slow but steady

Harvest progress slow but steady

Information from the weekly crop report, for the period of Sept. 3 to 9
Crop production shifts from canola, durum to barley, oats on fewer acres

Crop production shifts from canola, durum to barley, oats on fewer acres

Information from Statistics Canada's fall crop production estimates
Farmers hope for sun to catch up on harvest

Farmers hope for sun to catch up on harvest

Farmers hope the wet weather won't stick around so harvest operations can continue
Red meat outlook dampened by export loss, higher feed costs

Red meat outlook dampened by export loss, higher feed costs

The report for Farm Credit Canada predicts declining meat exports, higher feed costs and seasonal price dips
Harvest still well behind the five-year average

Harvest still well behind the five-year average

Information from the latest crop report, for the week of Aug. 27 to Sept. 2
Viterra buys bankrupt Belle Plaine pulse processor

Viterra buys bankrupt Belle Plaine pulse processor

About $14 million is owed to farmers and most of that will be recovered through insurance
Blurry outlook seen for rest of year on Canadian grain prices

Blurry outlook seen for rest of year on Canadian grain prices

Information from the Farm Credit Canada 2019 outlook report
Harvest continues despite cool, rainy weather

Harvest continues despite cool, rainy weather

Information from the latest crop report, for the week of Aug. 20 to 26
SaskPower reminds everyone to stay safe during harvest season

SaskPower reminds everyone to stay safe during harvest season

240 incidents of farm machinery contacting electrical equipment have been reported since April 1
Anthrax cased confirmed in SE Saskatchewan

Anthrax cased confirmed in SE Saskatchewan

Livestock become infected when they eat forage contaminated with spores