Canola crop wrecked by freak storm

By Glenn Hicks
July 9, 2018 - 5:00pm

A long-time farmer north of Prince Albert is taking stock of his crop after the freak storm that ripped through the area in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The storm, which moved in from the west, produced extreme winds, rain, and hail in isolated areas, causing the destruction of hundreds of trees and damaging property including campers and vehicles in areas like Emma Lake, Christopher Lake, Morin Lake, and Debden.

“This is one of the worst storms we’ve had” Keith Herzog, who farms in Mayview, told farmnewsNOW. “It uprooted trees; big spruces right out of the ground.”

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