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This map shows Alberta’s growing season precipitation as a percentage of long-term normal

Most Alberta crops in good to excellent condition

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry has issued its latest crop report with conditions to July 19. This is an abbreviated version; click here for the full report and tables by region. With significant rains across the province, particularly in the South and Central Regions over the past two weeks, most of the agricultural lands in Alberta […] Read more

(Photo courtesy Canada Beef Inc.)

Alta. harvest turns up stagey crops

CNS Canada –– Alberta farmers who could have used wet conditions earlier this year now have rain slowing their harvest progress. However, the biggest issue producers in the province face is field variability, according to Harry Brook, a crop specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry in Stettler. “It truly is a mess out there — […] Read more