Harvest has arrived for east central region

Corey Prehn of Galahad gets a move on with swathing a barley crop north of the hamlet on Thurs. Sept. 3.

According to the Alberta Crop Report as of Sept. 1, favourable weather conditions, particularly in south and central regions, have allowed most Alberta producers to start harvesting spring seeded crops.

Early harvest progress in all regions are close to the previous five-year (2015-19) average.

Provincially, eight per cent of the crop has been harvested to date (six per cent of major crops).

Southern Alberta is farthest advanced with 24 per cent of the crop being combined (21 per cent of major crops). Central Alberta has five per cent of the crop combined (four per cent of major crops).

Variable weather conditions experienced during the last few weeks in the northern regions of the province has resulted in less than two per cent of crops combined in each area.

ECA Review/T.Huxley

About the author

Terri Huxley

Terri Huxley

Terri grew up on a grain farm near Drumheller, Alberta with an eye for the beautiful and uncharted. Living in such a unique and diverse area has helped her become the photographer and reporter she is today.

Coming from the East Central region getting this newspaper on her dinner table growing up, it helped her understand the community she now serves.

In May 2019, Terri was awarded Alberta Weekly Newspaper Association (AWNA) Canada's Energy Citizens Photographic Awards Sports Action – First Place as well as first for the same sports action image nationally with the Canadian Community Newspaper Association (CCNA). Fast forward to 2020, she has won second in the same category for the AWNA.

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