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Saskatchewan seeding is nearing completion

June 5, 2024  By Saskatchewan Agriculture

Producers made significant progress with seeding, according to the Saskatchewan crop report for May 21 to 27. Seeding is now 77 per cent complete in the province. This is behind the five-year average of 91 per cent and the ten-year average of 89 per cent. Crop emergence is reported as excellent to good condition and topsoil moisture shows improvement over the past year.

“The southeast is the furthest advanced in seeding progress at 84 per cent complete. This is followed closely by the southwest at 83 per cent and the northwest at 80 per cent. The east-central and west-central regions are 73 per cent and 71 per cent respectively. The northeast region has completed 68 per cent of their seeding operations,” said the report.

Saskatchewan Agriculture makes additional observations on seeding progress per crop, being the furthest ahead for field peas and lentils at 92 per cent and 91 per cent complete respectively. | READ MORE



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