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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Tue Aug 19, 2014 05:06 PM CDT

Statistics Canada's Crop Condition Assessment Program (CCAP), a satellite crop monitoring program, releases yield estimates for four prairie crops each year. The program generates numbers used as an "experimental indicator" only, but it's still interesting to compare this data with the official crop estimates, also released by Statistics Canada, the next of which is to be released on Thursday, Aug. 21.

The program resulted in an average yield for spring wheat of 40.6 bushels/acre for western Canada, generating a total production of 18.475 million metric tonnes. This yield compares to last year's final estimated yield of 53 bpa, while the ...

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