Harvest across Saskatchewan was slowed this past week by cool wet weather but remains well ahead of normal.
Provincial crops analyst Shannon Friesen says combining has reached the three-quarter mark, up from 65 percent last week.
Friesen says topsoil moisture conditions have improved with the recent rainfall but more will be needed to replenish what has been lost from the hot dry summer weather.
The largest rainfall was in the southeast near Carnduff which received 36 millimeters or an inch and a half.
She says yields are average to below average.
Friesen anticipates overall crop production to be about average in Saskatchewan.
Higher yields in the northern grainbelt will be offset by lower yields in the south, experiencing the driest year since 1894.
Winds, lack of moisture and frost are the main causes of crop loss this past week.
She says most crops are mature enough to avoid any serious frost damage.
contacting power lines this past week, bringing the total this month to 16.
SaskPower urges farmers to be extremely careful around power lines.