Soil moisture outlook generally good

The latest provincial soil moisture outlook is generally promising.

South of the Trans-Canada, below-normal snowpacks are being offset by above-normal soil moisture levels, said Ralph Wright, manager, agro-meteorological applications and modelling section, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Edmonton. The situation is reversed north of the Trans-Canada.

“One notable exception remains in the extreme northern Peace County, where soil moisture reserves and snowpacks are below normal for this time of year,” he said.

The full report can be found at agric.gov.ab.ca.

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