Peace region’s ‘harvest from hell’

HIGH PRAIRIE, Alta. — Fields are far from bare in Alberta’s Peace River region, and hopes are low that crops that remain in the fields, both in swath and standing, will be harvested this year. Rainfall amounts vary, but much of the region saw up to and even exceeded 70 millimetres of rain in September […] Read more

Peace area crops look promising

Summertime peace in the Peace River farming region is about to be disrupted as early pea harvest progresses and widespread canola swathing is about to begin. In general, crops look to be in good shape throughout the region and few disease, insect and fungal problems have been reported. Average to above-average crops are anticipated, a […] Read more