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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed Jul 2, 2014 04:59 PM CDT

The devastating rains which hit both Saskatchewan and Manitoba have now ended, although the ongoing challenges of dealing with the aftermath continue. There are more than 80 communities in the two provinces still under a state of emergency, with issues including washed-out roads and a hospital needing to be evacuated. Premier Brad Wall of Saskatchewan suggests that damages to that province may exceed the $360 million spent in the last major event in 2011.

The impacts to agriculture will be evaluated and discussed for some time to come, with one report suggesting that crop losses are on the backburner while ...

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