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Grasshopper control continues in oilseed crops, hay yields seen significantly lower

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for August 13

Southwest Region Warm temperatures this week have quickly advanced crop maturity, together with cooler than normal overnight temperatures. Rain over the weekend and into Monday occurred throughout the region but amounts varied from 0.4 mm at Lake Audy to 37 mm at Bede. Areas along Hwy 16 are still below normal moisture accumulation this summer. […] Read more

Cereal harvest begins in Manitoba, hay, forage yields well below average

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for August 6

Southwest Region Higher than normal temperatures prevailed with very little to no rain across the region. Scattered showers in Russell and Birtle areas amounted to less than 5 mm. Crops are showing symptoms of prolonged dry weather and in some cases, soils are close to the permanent wilting point. Most winter cereals are close to […] Read more

Fall rye, winter wheat harvest begins in Manitoba

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for July 30

Southwest region Warm dry weather over the past week has continued to advance crop maturity. Some rainfall events happened with strong winds, but amounts varied. Most events were isolated and precipitation amounts were low. The Russell and Birtle areas report around the 2 to 4 mm. Harvest might start on some fall rye fields by […] Read more

Corn, sunflower, soybeans enter reproductive phase, hay and forage yields far below normal

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for July 23

Southwest Region Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the region brought some significant rain in few areas and very little in others. Day and nighttime temperature have been above normal, giving crops a big growth boost. Some yellowing occurring in fields due to wet conditions in low spots, but with improved conditions this past week, they […] Read more

Alfalfa weevil, grasshoppers cause for concern, rainfall offers some crop relief

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for July 9

Southwest Region Normal to above normal temperature in past week has benefitted the crop development. Rainfall was very spotty and in thundershowers with varied amounts. Deloraine (20mm), Shoal Lake (16mm) but most of areas in other parts of the region got 5 to 15mm range. Crops like soybean, corn and sunflower can use significant moisture […] Read more

Recent rains help spur crop growth, forage quality a concern for producers

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for June 25

Southwest Region Recent rainfall has helped crops and forages over the entire Southwest region. Crops have responded and now some warm days and evenings will help in crop development. Quantity of moisture generally adequate for crop growth throughout the region but the Melita, Ninette, Sinclair, Pierson, and Rivers areas received more than 45 mm over […] Read more

Warmer temps stimulate crop growth, insect trapping underway for berthas, diamondback moths

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for June 18

Southwest Region A much-needed rain received across the Southwest this past week. Most areas reported 25 mm or more. Hamiota, Miniota, Newdale, and Rivers reported 25 to 35 mm. Ninette, Souris, and Lenore reported 40 to 60 mm. Daytime temperatures have improved and this will benefit growth; however overnight temperatures still reaching single digit lows. […] Read more

Seeding complete in Manitoba, flea beetles, cutworm damage seen in crops

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for June 11

Southwest Region Rainfall last week and over the weekend gave a much needed boost to crops. Much of the Southwest region received 3 to 9 mm while areas immediately south of Riding Mountain Park received more, ranging from 11 to 15 mm. Very dry pockets persist around Hamiota and Melita. Dry topsoil conditions are still […] Read more

Dry weather sees slow crop growth, flea beetles active across Manitoba

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for June 4

Southwest region Little to no rainfall over past week continues to be the major issue in the region. Rain came through the region June 3, however, amounts were low with most areas reporting 3 to 10 mm, with some spotty thunderstorms producing higher amounts. With dry conditions, emergence of later seeded and reseeded crops has […] Read more

Frost finds Manitoba fields, canola, corn, soybeans emerging

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for May 28

Southwest region Most of the southwest region received rainfall over the past week. Amounts varied with higher accumulations south of number 1 highway with reports of 25 to 40 mm, with areas near Brandon and south receiving the highest amounts. Some areas near Russell and Birtle received the lowest amounts of rainfall and could use […] Read more