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Harvest lags behind five-year average

Many producers were able to return to the field last week and 55 per cent of the crop is now in the bin.

This is up from 47 per cent last week but remains well behind the five-year (2014-18) average of 82 per cent for this time of year. Twenty-nine per cent of the crop is swathed or ready to straight-cut. Continue reading “Harvest lags behind five-year average”

Dry weather gives farmers a break on harvest

A stretch of warm and relatively dry weather allowed most producers to return to the field and resume harvest operations last week, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report issued Thursday, September 26.

Thirty-nine per cent of the crop is now in the bin, up from 23 per cent last week but remaining well behind the five-year (2014-2018) average of 62 per cent for this time of year. Continue reading “Dry weather gives farmers a break on harvest”