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Strong crops in southern Alberta, weaker ratings in north

Reading Time: 2 minutes MarketsFarm – Crop conditions in Alberta are a story of opposites in looking at the data in the latest provincial crop report. In the northern half of the province excessive moisture has created poor crop conditions, while more ideal conditions in the south have resulted in ratings far above the five-year averages. Due to the […] Read more

Alberta harvest likely finished for 2019 in some regions

Reading Time: 2 minutes MarketsFarm – Alberta farmers managed to make some progress despite trying conditions of cold temperatures mixed with snow and rain, including some hail, according to the province’s latest weekly crop report. For the week ended Nov. 5, approximately 88.0 per cent of all Alberta crops were in the bin. That’s up from 80.9 per cent […] Read more


Poor weather continues to hamper Alberta harvest

Reading Time: < 1 minute Snow, rain and cold winds continued to hamper harvest operations in Alberta during the week ended Oct. 29, according to the latest provincial crop report. Total harvest progress across the province was pegged at 81 per cent done, which was up eight points from the previous week. Southern Alberta was farthest along, at 95 per […] Read more

Alberta farmers well ahead of last year’s pace

Reading Time: 2 minutes With decent weather, Alberta farmers made good harvest progress for the week ended Oct. 22, according to the province’s latest weekly crop report issued Oct. 25. Province-wide progress vaulted from just under 59 per cent for the week ended Oct. 15 to almost 74.5 per cent. That said the overall harvest remains behind the five-year […] Read more