Seeding progress well behind average

Planting is underway in Saskatchewan but seeding progress has been slow and wet field conditions have delayed field operations in many areas. As of May 1, just one percent of the province’s 2017 crop had been seeded, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s first provincial crop report of 2017. That’s down from 15 percent as of May […] Read more


Crop report

Manitoba SOUTHWEST Precipitation varied from 10 to 20 millimetres, and hailstorms caused severe damage in some areas. Winter wheat and fall rye are in the bin, while harvesting of spring wheat, barley, oats and peas has begun, all with generally average yields. Some second cut hay is being done with average yields. NORTHWEST Rainfall ranged […] Read more


Crop report

Manitoba SOUTHWEST Precipitation varied from 10 to 20 millimetres, and hailstorms caused severe damage in some areas. Winter wheat and fall rye are in the bin, while harvesting of spring wheat, barley, oats and peas has begun, all with generally average yields. Some second cut hay is being done with average yields. NORTHWEST Rainfall ranged […] Read more



Crop report

Manitoba SOUTHWEST Precipitation varied from 10 to 80 millimetres. High winds were reported. Harvest has begun for winter wheat and fall rye with average yield and good quality. Fusarium and sclerotinia are visible in many crops. NORTHWEST Rainfall ranged from small amounts to 175 mm. Strong wind caused lodging. Harvesting of winter cereals, fall rye, […] Read more


Crop report

Manitoba Southwest Winter wheat and fall rye harvests are underway. Winter wheat is yielding between 60 and 70 bushels per acre. Canola is in podding stage and sclerotinia is evident in fields, but it’s too early to estimate the scope of the damage. Corn crop is flourishing in warm, humid weather. Northwest Condition of most […] Read more



Crop report

Manitoba SOUTHWEST Precipitation generally varied from 15 to 50 millimetres. Overall, crops are developing well with good growing conditions, but water lying in fields is starting to cause yellowing. Hay yields are average to above average, and some producers are opting for silage as a result of wet conditions. NORTHWEST Rainfall ranged from 10 to […] Read more


Crop report

Manitoba SOUTHWEST Twenty to 80 millimetres of precipitation, high winds and hail damaged crops. Fungicide applications are progressing well, and most crops look good to excellent. There are no major insect issues, but alfalfa weevil is causing limited damage to crops. NORTHWEST Rainfall ranged from 10 to 100 millimetres in some areas with some hail. […] Read more


Manitoba releases latest crop report

SOUTHWEST Twenty to 80 millimetres of precipitation, high winds and hail damaged crops. Fungicide applications are progressing well, and most crops look good to excellent. There are no major insect issues, but alfalfa weevil is causing limited damage to crops. NORTHWEST Rainfall ranged from 10 to 100 millimetres in some areas with some hail. Most […] Read more



Crop report – June 23, 2016

MANITOBA All major crops are responding well to higher temperatures and good moisture conditions, but some low-lying crops are experiencing moisture stress. Some fungicide is being applied for leaf diseases, and there are reports of spraying for flea beetles and cutworm in later seeded fields. Post-emergent herbicide applications continue with progress estimated at 60 to […] Read more


Crop report

Manitoba SOUTHWEST Fifteen to 30 millimetres of rain proved timely because most crops are planted and are progressing well. Flea beetle feeding has been reported in canola. Winter wheat is showing effects from the cool, dry conditions early in the season, which may decrease yields. Dugouts are about 70 percent full. NORTHWEST As much as […] Read more