Recent rain improves soil moisture but many areas are suffering

Rain in the past week has improved soil moisture conditions in parts of Saskatchewan and Alberta although some areas are still suffering and many regions will need more moisture to carry the crop to harvest.
Dry weather has already damaged yield prospects in many areas of the western Prairies, while Manitoba crop conditions are generally good.

The first map below from Agriculture Canada shows rain accumulation over the past seven days to Monday. Click Map to finish reading article.