The western Canadian drought of 2001 - how dry was it? - ARCHIVED

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Crop production across western Canada was lower in 2001 as a result of drought conditions. The grains industry has been drawing comparisons with the 1988 season, the last year a general drought reduced production. There are differences between the drought of 2001 and the drought of 1988. This article will examine some of these differences.

Issue Number: 2002103
Author(s): Beaulieu, Martin-S; Trépanier, Isabelle; Wilson, Brent
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PDFMarch 28, 2002