More wet weather continues to delay Sask harvest
By Top Crop Manager
Sept. 11, 2014 - Another week of cool and wet weather has delayed harvest for many producers in Saskatchewan, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture's weekly crop report.
Fourteen per cent of the provincial crop has now been combined, while 39 per cent is swathed or ready to straight-cut. The five-year average (2009-2013) for this time of year is 26 per cent combined and 32 per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut.
Harvest is furthest advanced in the southwestern region, where 23 per cent of the crop is combined. Sixteen per cent is combined in the west-central region; 15 per cent in the southeast; 11 per cent in the northeast; 10 per cent in the northwest and six per cent in the east-central region.