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Forecast: More chances for rain

Covering the period from September 9 to 18, 2019

While the weather models were able to predict the fairly active weather pattern that brought several rounds of showers, thundershowers and just general light rains over the last week or two, they did struggle with the timing of the systems and the temperatures. It looks like this forecast period is going to continue on the […] Read more

Frost strikes in numerous spots in Manitoba

MarketsFarm — Numerous areas throughout the growing areas of Manitoba experienced frost, according to the province’s crop report for the week ended Monday. The coldest locations were Sprague in the eastern region, Narcisse in the Interlake and Lake Audy in the southwest, which experienced temperatures of -2 C on Sept. 8. Many other areas saw […] Read more

Today’s precipitation

Data from weather stations across the Prairies are available to Glacier FarmMedia members at the WeatherFarm website, where you can also sign up for a daily forecast email for your area. On the go? Get the WeatherFarm mobile app, available for iPhone and Android devices. To learn more about the CoCoRaHS system that generates these precipitation maps […] Read more

Harvest progress in Manitoba limited by widespread rainfall

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for September 10

Southwest Region A few rainy days during the week and heavy rains yesterday have halted all harvest activities. In small pockets, there were a few days in which producers had made some harvest progress. Rain amounts are variable throughout the region. Hamiota, Forrest and Carberry area had the most at 40 to 45 mm. Russell, […] Read more

FCC to offer flexibility in hurricane-battered areas

Farm Credit Canada says it plans to help its farmer clients in Atlantic Canada work around financial pressures following Hurricane Dorian’s passage through the region over the weekend. “We won’t know the full extent of damage for some time, but we’ve already heard that some customers will likely be facing some financial hardship as a […] Read more

Bezte: Cool summer, cool fall?

Another month has come and gone and in the weather world, summer is slowly coming to an end. That means it’s time to take a look back at the weather over the past month and to summarize what the three key summer months brought us, weather-wise, across the Prairies. Then, as usual, we’ll take our […] Read more

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