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The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Sask Crop Report: 74 per cent of crops seeded, producers struggling with dry conditions

Sask Crop Report: 74 per cent of crops seeded, producers struggling with dry conditions

Seeding is reported to be 74 per cent done in Saskatchewan this week
Spring seeding well ahead of the five-year average thus far

Spring seeding well ahead of the five-year average thus far

Seeding is up to 38 per cent complete this week, up from nine per cent last week
Manitoba ag-tech company announces innovative heat blast yield coverage for canola producers

Manitoba ag-tech company announces innovative heat blast yield coverage for canola producers

Farmers Edge is now offering a new digital product that helps canola producers mitigate losses from big heatwaves
Warmer daytime temperatures make planting seeds easier for farmers

Warmer daytime temperatures make planting seeds easier for farmers

Seeding is underway in the province, with nine per cent of the 2021 crop now in the ground, which is ahead of the five-year average
Chaplin sodium plant to receive $220 million investment for facility upgrades

Chaplin sodium plant to receive $220 million investment for facility upgrades

The sodium sulphate plant at Chaplin will be undergoing upgrades to increase its sodium of potash fertilizer production
Regina to receive two new canola crush plants from Cargill, Viterra

Regina to receive two new canola crush plants from Cargill, Viterra

Regina will be the site of two new canola processing facilities, both to be operational by 2024
SaskPower reminds farmers to be careful of overhead lines as spring seeding season begins

SaskPower reminds farmers to be careful of overhead lines as spring seeding season begins

SaskPower is reminding famers to be careful operating machinery around overhead power lines this spring
Swift Current Tarentaise cattle breeder honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Swift Current Tarentaise cattle breeder honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Swift Current cattle rancher Bryce Burnett has be given a lifetime achievement award for his work with Tarentaise cattle
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