NEWS
Mon Aug 25, 2014 12:12 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The following are highlights from the weekly crop progress report for conditions until August 19 from Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development:

Harvest operations are beginning across the province. While swathing of most crops is underway in all regions, combining is just starting in some areas, particularly for canola. Approximately, 5.1% of spring wheat, barley, oats, canola and dry peas in the province have been swathed and just under 1% has been combined.

The weather continued to be warm and dry with a few scattered showers, especially in the Central and North East Regions. Crop growing conditions have ...

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