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Agriculture News

The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.
Manitoba eliminating school property taxes on farmland

Manitoba eliminating school property taxes on farmland

The government had promised to do so starting in 2023, but that has been moved to 2021
Saskatchewan elevator wins CP award for handling volume

Saskatchewan elevator wins CP award for handling volume

The award is given annually to one Canadian and one American elevator
Organic farm acreage in Canada has increased 121 per cent since 2006

Organic farm acreage in Canada has increased 121 per cent since 2006

Results from a survey by the Canadian Organic Trade Association (COTA)
Canadian dairy industry in danger of losing half the farmers

Canadian dairy industry in danger of losing half the farmers

Without changes, Canada's dairy farms will shrink in number over the next 10 years, according to a report
Alberta government pulls out of direct agricultural research

Alberta government pulls out of direct agricultural research

A non-profit agency will administer research grants
Argentina approves GMO wheat variety for production

Argentina approves GMO wheat variety for production

It is the first drought tolerant GMO wheat ever approved
Alberta greenhouse vegetable exports increased 10 times since 2015

Alberta greenhouse vegetable exports increased 10 times since 2015

Alberta's vegetable exports grew tenfold during the period ended 2019
Crop yields came in above last year's harvest

Crop yields came in above last year's harvest

Information from the final crop report for the season
Yukon, N.W.T. community greenhouses replace some veggie imports

Yukon, N.W.T. community greenhouses replace some veggie imports

A 30,000 square foot hydroponic greenhouse grows tomatoes, lettuce and cucumbers, among other varieties
Railways outline investment to meet winter climate challenges

Railways outline investment to meet winter climate challenges

A look at how CN and CP Rail will meet the challenges of moving good in winter climates