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Crop report: producers hope for rain to support crop development

Seeding progress is at 96 per cent in the southwest, up from 90 per cent last week and behind the five-year average (2018-2022) of 99 per cent, according to the crop report for the period of May 30 to June 5. While storms have brought rain into the region, many producers, particularly in the northern areas of the region are hoping for more to support crop and pasture development.

Rain was seen throughout the region this week, which was welcomed by most producers. The Rockglen area received 33 mm this week, the Eyebrow area 32 mm, the Cabri area 25 mm, the Maple Creek area 15 mm, the Leader area eight mm and the Vanguard area five mm.

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