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Alberta Crop Progress Report
Mon Oct 28, 2013 02:24 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The following are highlights from the weekly crop progress report for conditions until Oct. 22 from Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development:

Harvest for another year is virtually completed. The long open fall weather provided producers with the opportunity to reap bountiful, high quality crops in 2013. Harvest is estimated to be 98.4% complete leaving less than 300,000 acres to finish. Approximately half of the outstanding acreage is canola which has been left to cure to reduce green seed count. The remainder comprises of small acreages of wheat, barley, canola, flax and sugar beets.

Harvest is over 99% ...

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