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The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.

Seeding advances nearly doubling completed acres

Seeding advances nearly doubling completed acres

Crops are slowly emerging and appear to be doing well.
Seeding still far from complete in Saskatchewan

Seeding still far from complete in Saskatchewan

Across the province, seeding is 38 per cent complete.
Late snowstorm delayed seeding, helped moisture situation

Late snowstorm delayed seeding, helped moisture situation

Seeding across the province is nine percent complete compared with 23 per cent for the five year average.
Former Mossbank resident inducted to Sask. Agriculture Hall of Fame

Former Mossbank resident inducted to Sask. Agriculture Hall of Fame

Laurie Tollefson, retired director of the Canada-Saskatchewan Irrigation Crop Diversification Centre at Outlook, was one of five inducted in mid-April.
Inflation pressures hurt Canadian food manufacturer margins

Inflation pressures hurt Canadian food manufacturer margins

Grain and oilseed milling and meat products are expected to outperform the average while animal food, seasonings, and snack products/confections will under-perform.
Farmland prices increases beat high inflation rate

Farmland prices increases beat high inflation rate

The annual Farm Credit Canada farmland values report notes the increase came “amid strong farm income, elevated input prices and rising interest rates.
Farmers' cash receipts increased 14 per cent last year

Farmers' cash receipts increased 14 per cent last year

Canadian farmers had another good year in 2022, despite much higher costs of production.
Cattle producers keep shrinking the national herd

Cattle producers keep shrinking the national herd

Canada's cattle herd continues a gradual long-term decline.
Outlook for beef prices solid, hogs good but not great

Outlook for beef prices solid, hogs good but not great

The outlook for Canadian beef producers remains strong for now with even stronger days in future years.
Agrimart: Farm costs exploding with no end in sight

Agrimart: Farm costs exploding with no end in sight

Farm commodity prices, while less than last year, still look better than the long-term average, according to farm analysts.
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