Local Crop Conditions

Crops in the Peace Region are in bad shape and some have already been written off. That’s the word from a production insurance representative with the Provincial Agriculture and Lands Ministry.

Simon North says drought conditions in the South Peace are desperate and they’re nearly as bad in the North Peace…
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Simon has also confirmed reports of crops being hit hard this year by grasshoppers…
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He says it’s still too early to estimate the overall amount of the loss to local area producers but he expects virtually all of those with insurance will be putting in a claim.