Harvest wrapping up in Saskatchewan
By Top Crop Manager
Oct. 24, 2014 - Saskatchewan harvest weather continues to be favourable as 95 per cent of the crop is now combined, which is consistent with the five-year (2009-2013) average of 94 per cent, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture's Weekly Crop Report.
Reported yields have been average overall; however, there are reports of above-average yields in some areas. Little crop damage was reported this week.
The west-central, northeastern and northwestern regions are all reporting 99 per cent of the crop in the bin. The southwestern region has combined 97 per cent of the crop, the southeastern region 93 per cent and the east-central region 91 per cent.