Harvest Progress Inching Ahead of Average

- Harvest

Provincially harvest is 48 per cent done in Alberta, the weekly crop report from Alberta Agriculture and Forestry on Sept. 25, says. This is slightly ahead of the five and 10-year averages.

The report notes weather conditions have allowed harvest activities to progress at a strong pace over the week. Frost did hit some northern areas of Alberta over the past week. In the southern part of the province they did not experience killing frosts, but temperatures dipped below -2 C.

Yield are well above the five and 10-year averages, the report says.