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A State of Agricultural Disaster

Posted on Thursday May 18, 2017 at 08:39AM

On April 25, 2017, the County of St. Paul Council unanimously voted to declare a State of Agricultural Disaster within the County of St. Paul.

The County of St. Paul experienced excessive moisture in the fall of 2016. The excessive amounts of precipitation resulted in 20 to 30% of annual cereal crops being left unharvested, as per Alberta Agriculture Crop Report Final Report of 2016. Producers reported poor yields and reduced quality of crops that were harvested.  

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