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Alberta harvest continues, 11 per cent of crops remain

Alberta Crop Report: Conditions as of November 5

Reading Time: 6 minutes Following a cooler than normal growing season, September brought several wet spells, interspersed by two major dry spells, each lasting less than two weeks. In October, wet spells occurred more frequently, with the northern half of the province blanketed with a few cloudy days. Over the past month, all areas in the province experienced below […] Read more



Alberta producers battle for harvest progress

Alberta producers battle for harvest progress

Alberta Crop Report: Conditions as of October 29

Reading Time: 3 minutes One more week of harvesting between weather events, and another blast of winter this past weekend brought snow or rain to many areas in the west and north halting operations yet again. The strong winds that accompanied the cold front have scattered canola swaths and blown snow into and over top of swaths still left […] Read more





Weather plays nice to see Alberta harvest pick up pace

Alberta Crop Report: Conditions as of October 22

Reading Time: 5 minutes Significant momentum was made in some areas getting crop in the bin this past week, with the provincial average currently estimated at 74 per cent of all crops combined. This jump is primarily attributed to Central, North East and North West regions where 26, 16 and 13 per cent respectively of Major Crop* acres were […] Read more

If your acres weren’t located in southern Alberta, you likely had a chance to make some harvest progress late last week.

Wet weather continues, stalling Alberta harvest further

Alberta Crop Report: Conditions as of October 15

Reading Time: 5 minutes Wet weather along with below normal temperatures have been the dominant pattern in Alberta over the past couple of weeks. During the long weekend, large areas in the North East and North West Regions received between 10 to 15 mm of precipitation in the form of either rain or rain and snow mix. For the […] Read more


Wet, cold weather dampens harvest progress

Wet, cold weather dampens harvest progress

Alberta Crop Report: Conditions as of October 8

Reading Time: 6 minutes Most parts of the province experienced wet weather conditions in September and the month ended with a significant amount of snowfall in the south. In addition to wet conditions, average daily temperatures were below seasonal norms in most areas across the province over the past two weeks. Many places in Central and Southern Regions recorded […] Read more

Weather conditions put the chill on harvest progress

Weather conditions put the chill on harvest progress

Alberta Crop Report: Conditions as of October 1

Reading Time: 5 minutes Harvest progress for major crops is 20 points behind the provincial 5-year average, but on par with progress for this reporting period last year. As compared to last week, 5 per cent more crop is in the bin. The Peace region is 34 points behind its 5-year average, followed by the North East at 25 […] Read more