Last updated: July 30, 2021
This page is updated twice a week.
Situation updates, maps and reports
Figure 1. Precipitation since July 16, 2021
Figure 2. Precipitation July 29
- Government of Alberta Dry Conditions Response Update (PDF, 620 KB) – July 30, 2021
- Putting poor crops to good use (news release) – July 22, 2021
- Agricultural Moisture Situation Updates
- Alberta Climate Information Service (ACIS)
- Alberta Crop Report
Table 1. AFSC Crop Insurance Activity – July 30, 2021
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For more information about Alberta’s Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) resources or to make an insurance claim, visit the AFSC website.
Planning and preparing for dry conditions
To assist with decision-making during dry conditions, information and links are available through this page, or by contacting the Ag-Info Centre
Budgeting information and tools, economics and financial analysis, decision aids, market analysis and outlook, and business management strategies.
- Alberta Irrigation Management Manual (PDF, 1.2 MB)
- Alberta Irrigation Management Model (AIMM)
- Canadian Agricultural Partnership – Water Program
- Farm Water Supply Requirements
- IRRI-Cast: Crop Water Use Report
- Pasture Pipeline Factsheet
- Quality Farm Dugouts
- Remote Pasture Water Systems for Livestock
- Rural Water Quality Information Tool
- Spring Development
- Water Pumping Program
- Water Wells That Last
Maintaining livestock productivity and health, livestock production options/alternatives, feed and fodder alternatives, and forage and grazing alternatives.
Forage, hay and pasture management
Managing pastures, forages and hay lands to enhance plant health to withstand water stress and help to minimize the herbage reductions.
Maintaining crop productivity and growth and crop production options and alternatives.
- Annual Crops for Silage
- Nitrogen management strategies in dry conditions
- Utilizing Annual Cereals for Livestock Feed
AFSC's Yield Estimation Calculator for Annual Crops help clients estimate yields prior to harvest.
Programs and Services
Wildfires are a hazard that can spring up quickly and cause damage to your farm or acreage. Minimize the risk and reduce potential damage for your family, property and animals. Report wildfires at 310-FIRE.
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