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The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
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
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