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The latest on agriculture in Moose Jaw and surrounding areas.

Simpson Seeds announces expansion of its lentil processing plant

Simpson Seeds announces expansion of its lentil processing plant

Simpson Seeds officially broke ground on its new pulse processing facility June 26, which by next year will bring additional ag-sector employment to Moose Jaw and more agricultural processing capabilities to the province
Seeding delayed, moisture conditions good

Seeding delayed, moisture conditions good

One-sixth of the crop is in but farmers are still behind the five year average
Consumers meet farmers at Open Farm Days

Consumers meet farmers at Open Farm Days

The pilot program creates an opportunity for consumers to visit the places where their food comes from
Rain delays seeding, farmers still happy

Rain delays seeding, farmers still happy

While only 12 per cent of seeding was complete by May 6, farmers are pleased to see two to four inches of rain in two preceding weeks
Local distribution of Applied Industrial parts continues with C&E Mechanical partnership

Local distribution of Applied Industrial parts continues with C&E Mechanical partnership

C&E Mechanical Inc. has served Moose Jaw and the surrounding area for over 60 years now, and on April 26, the business announced a new partnership with Applied Industrial Technologies that will now see them as Moose Jaw’s exclusive distributor
Funding to assist gopher control

Funding to assist gopher control

Federal regulations have removed strychnine as a pest control measure
Heartland Hospice announces campaign at $809K during Spurs and Stilettos cabaret

Heartland Hospice announces campaign at $809K during Spurs and Stilettos cabaret

The Moose Jaw Events Centre was animated late April 12 as the Moose Jaw Warriors entered the first game of round two in the WHL playoffs and, simultaneously, Heartland Hospice announced its fundraising campaign has now reached $809,000 at the Spurs and Stilettos cabaret
Award-winning docuseries 'Flat Out Food' features Moose Jaw area farmer

Award-winning docuseries 'Flat Out Food' features Moose Jaw area farmer

Christie Whelan is a local farmer featured on a recent episode of the Saskatchewan-based docuseries, “Flat Out Food,” which aims to connect people with the food they eat
Farmland values just continue on rising trend

Farmland values just continue on rising trend

In 2023 cultivated land in this province averaged a 15.7 per cent increase
Province leads Canada in cultivated farmland valuation: 2023 Farmland Values Report

Province leads Canada in cultivated farmland valuation: 2023 Farmland Values Report

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has now published its 2023 Farmland Values Report which covers the average yearly changes in farmland values on a regional, provincial, and national level with the goal of providing accessible market information so producers can make informed business decisions