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Alberta crop growing conditions well above average

More crop conditions are rated in the good to excellent range in 2018 than in 2017, showing significant improvement from the previous year, according to the latest crop report.


June 27, 2018
By Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

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Crop growing conditions improved by two per cent from a week ago and are now rated as 81 per cent good to excellent, compared with the five year average (2013-2017) of 73 per cent.

About 84 per cent of spring wheat, 80 per cent of barley, 87 per cent of oats, 78 per cent of canola and 82 per cent of dry peas are in good to excellent condition. 

For a further breakdown of crop progress according to region, read the full crop report from Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.