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Rain has greatly boosted prospects in the north and central areas, but much of the south and Peace are bone dry.

Rain turns fortunes around for many, but not all

In the north and central regions, crops are looking very good, but the south and Peace are suffering

Reading Time: 3 minutes Some much-needed moisture during the month of June may have turned this year’s crop prospects around — at least in some parts of the province. “It’s been an interesting growing season so far — from a very dry May to the central areas getting quite a bit of precipitation in June,” provincial crop specialist Mark […] Read more

Hand and harvester

Cool, wet conditions shut down harvest, yields continue to improve

Alberta Crop Conditions as of October 6, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Producers were able to make good use of a few days of good harvest weather this past week before being shut down again by cool, wet conditions on the weekend. Over 72 per cent of the province has now been harvested, up 15 percentage points from last week. A further 17 per cent of crops […] Read more