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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed May 14, 2014 04:26 PM CDT

Recent Statistics Canada data indicates that 1.015 million acres of the 1.155 ma of winter wheat planted on the Canadian prairies has survived, or 88% of the total. While the same acreage was estimated to have been planted a year prior in the fall of 2012, only 81% was estimated to have survived. The 88% of acres remaining this spring is equal to the 2004 to 2013 10-year average, with the range estimated by Stats Canada from 76% in 2009 to 95% in 2012.

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