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The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
2020 had all the right stuff for strong calf prices until…

2020 had all the right stuff for strong calf prices until…

“Overall in the last few years, we’ve seen phenomenal beef demand,” said market analyst Brian Perillat
Raising healthier, heavier calves by early intervention

Raising healthier, heavier calves by early intervention

Ogema veterinarian Dr. Andy Acton spoke at the Celebrating Rural Ranching Women 2020 conference in Moose Jaw
Soybeans, potatoes, wheat gained irrigation acres

Soybeans, potatoes, wheat gained irrigation acres

A look at a survey of irrigation farmers in the Lake Diefenbaker Development Area
Livestock tax deferral planned

Livestock tax deferral planned

The deferral is intended to help re-build breeding herds after the forced sale.
Red meat demand strong, but producer profitability just so/so

Red meat demand strong, but producer profitability just so/so

Farm Credit Canada estimates Canadian beef production grew 2.8 per cent in 2019
Coronavirus could impact Canadian farm incomes

Coronavirus could impact Canadian farm incomes

Analysis from Farm Credit Canada's principal agricultural economist
Soybeans, organics and vegetables included in 2020 crop insurance program

Soybeans, organics and vegetables included in 2020 crop insurance program

Due to poor growing conditions last year, Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation expects to pay out $350 million in compensation claims.
Strong future markets seen for Canadian oat crops

Strong future markets seen for Canadian oat crops

Food demand in Canada is expected to grow almost 11 per cent to 1.03 million metric tonnes
Live cattle imports increase 40 per cent

Live cattle imports increase 40 per cent

The is the fourth year over year increase
Positive PED sample found in Alberta

Positive PED sample found in Alberta

There is no human health risk, according to the announcement