Harvest ahead of average in Sask.
By Top Crop Manager
Aug. 27, 2015 - Rainfall and cool temperatures during the week caused some delays in harvesting in Saskatchewan. Rainfall ranged from trace amounts to two and a half inches in some areas.
Producers across the province now have 16 per cent of the 2015 crop combined and 19 per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture's weekly Crop Report. The five-year (2010-2014) average for this time of the year is six per cent combined and 14 per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut.