Pasture and hay looking good locally

Cattle appear to have lots of grass in the local area.

Overall,livestock producers now have seven per cent of the hay crop cut and three per cent baled or put into silage, details the July 2-8 Crop Report circulated by the Saskatchewan government.  Hay quality is rated as one per cent excellent, 47 per cent good, 33 per cent fair and 19 per cent poor.

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Many swaths are significantly smaller than normal due to the lack of moisture this spring.  Although many pastures have greened-up from the moisture, they are expected to have a reduced carrying capacity. Pasture conditions are rated as three per cent excellent, 38 per cent good, 42 per cent fair, 15 per cent poor and two per cent very poor.

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