NEWS
Lost Acres Not in Report
Thu Jun 26, 2014 06:13 AM CDT

WINNIPEG (Dow Jones) -- Statistics Canada's updated Canadian crop acreage projection due Friday isn't expected to fully reflect acreage lost to excessive moisture in Western Canada, according to analysts.

The survey was taken in early June and farmers were likely still hoping they would get their crops planted, said Jon Driedger, market analyst with FarmLink Marketing Solutions in Winnipeg.

More acres may have been drowned by recent heavy rain in some parts of Western Canada, he added.

The crops that will be most affected by the excessive moisture will be wheat and canola, as well as some barley, oats and ...

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