Winter's icy fingers have touched most of the Prairies since late September, causing havoc and frustration for many farmers trying to get crops off their fields.
Dave Reid, who farms near Cremona, northwest of Calgary, estimates 20 to 25 per cent of his canola is still in the ground under layers of snow. And it may have to stay there.
"With the snow we got the past couple of days, I'd say the chances of getting it before spring now are really slim."
The last time he left a crop in the field over the winter was in 1972, he said...Read More