Agriculture

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Harvest close to wrapping up

From paNOW
November 24, 2016 - 2:00pm Updated: December 8, 2016 - 4:01pm

The end is now within reach for farmers in the Melfort and Prince Albert areas.
 
According to the latest crop report from the ministry of agriculture, harvest is 91 per cent complete in the northeast region.
 
This compares to the provincial average at 95 per cent.

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Northeast region drier, harvest farther along than rest of province

From paNOW
October 27, 2016 - 1:57pm Updated: December 8, 2016 - 4:01pm

Continued wet weather around the province has resulted in very little harvest progress since the beginning of October. But the northeast region is drier than most allowing for combines and continued harvesting since the snow fell roughly three weeks ago.

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