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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Mon Aug 25, 2014 05:30 PM CDT

Friday's release of Alberta Agriculture's crop report showed a sharp reduction in crop ratings with a combination of heat and lack of moisture taking its toll in the North West and Peace River regions of the province.

Unlike the excessive moisture received over the south-central and eastern regions of the Prairies, the north western region along with the Peace River region is showing the April 1 to Aug. 24 precipitation to have received mostly 60 to 85% of average precipitation. This is according to Agriculture and Agri Food Canada charts for the region extending from Red Deer to Edmonton and ...

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