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Agriculture News

The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
A & W grass-fed beef program offers new cattle market

A & W grass-fed beef program offers new cattle market

A&W is working with packers and the industry to develop a supply of grass-fed beef
Crop Insurance deadline extended

Crop Insurance deadline extended

Producers now have until April 13 to apply, reinstate, cancel, or make changes to Crop Insurance contracts
Agriculture, livestock sales COVID-19 rules announced

Agriculture, livestock sales COVID-19 rules announced

The plan allows deferral of $173 million interest-free loans to producers with Advanced Payment Program loans that are due by April 30
APAS pleased with gov't support of farmers during pandemic

APAS pleased with gov't support of farmers during pandemic

The federal government has announced $5 billion in funding through Farm Credit Canada
Feed water testing urged by agrologist

Feed water testing urged by agrologist

Too much nitrates in feed causes a chemical reaction in the blood that robs the animal of life-sustaining oxygen
Cattle imports from U.S. will prop up Prairie cattle prices

Cattle imports from U.S. will prop up Prairie cattle prices

A recent conference in Moose Jaw heard the flow of Holstein calf imports from the United States to Canadian packers will actually improve competition for local cattle by packers
Guide to fall calf run prices outlined

Guide to fall calf run prices outlined

Cow calf producers should follow feedlot profitability as a guide for future calf prices, according to market analyst Brian Perillat
Producers in Verified Beef program paid premium on cattle sold

Producers in Verified Beef program paid premium on cattle sold

Information from a recent workshop on women in rural ranching
Rural ranching women celebrate agriculture with learning sessions

Rural ranching women celebrate agriculture with learning sessions

The Celebrate Rural Ranching Women conference was held in Moose Jaw recently
APAS conference postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

APAS conference postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

The conference was scheduled for March 16-17 in Saskatoon