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Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report: No. 7

Conditions as of June 13, 2016

Crops benefitted from the warmer temperatures and drier weather conditions earlier in the week and allowed producers to make progress on weed control operations. Excess moisture conditions in some areas of Manitoba are impacting crop growth, particularly in the lower areas of the fields. Crop yellowing is evident. Wet field conditions also continue to hamper

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report: No. 6

Conditions as of June 6, 2016

Seeding operations are wrapping up for the 2016 season in Manitoba with progress estimated at 99 per cent complete. Crop types remaining to be seeded include canola and cereal crops for greenfeed and silage. Many areas of Manitoba received precipitation, with the Manitoba Agriculture’s Ag-Weather Program showing accumulations ranging from 4 to 74 mm. Crop injury

Canola under pressure from cutworms, flea beetles

Manitoba Insect & Disease Update summary for June 1

Insects Cutworms and flea beetles on canola continue to be the insects of greatest concern. The cool, damp weather from the last few days would have slowed cutworm feeding, and the soil moisture, where not excessive, may help the plants compensate for feeding. Cutworm levels are quite variable, hard to find in some fields, more

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report: No. 5

Conditions as of May 30, 2016

Seeding is nearing completion for the 2016 season in Manitoba, with progress estimated at 96 per cent complete. With the recent rainfall and warmer temperatures, majority of seeded crops are experiencing rapid germination, emergence and growth. Field operations have been hampered by rainy weather conditions during the week and over the weekend in some areas

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report: No. 4

Conditions as of May 24, 2016

Excellent field and weather conditions allowed seeding operations to continue across Manitoba. Provincially, seeding progress is estimated at 88 per cent complete. Many areas of Manitoba received precipitation over the weekend which was of benefit to crops, hay and pastures. However, additional precipitation would still be welcomed to assist with crop germination, emergence and growth.

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report: No. 1

Conditions as of May 2, 2016

Favourable weather and field conditions have allowed seeding operations to get underway in many areas of Manitoba. Provincially, it is estimated 10 per cent of the 2016 crop has been seeded. Most seeding progress is reported in the Southwest and Central Regions. A range of soil moisture conditions exists across the province. There are localized

Harvest in Manitoba over 95 per cent complete, winter cereals in very good shape

Conditions as of October 12, 2015

Provincially, harvest in Manitoba is over 95 per cent complete. Edible beans and field pea harvest is 100 per cent complete, spring cereal crops are 99 per cent complete, canola 98 per cent complete, flax and soybeans 85 per cent complete, sunflowers 50 per cent complete and grain corn 45 per cent complete. Crop yields

Weather slows harvest progress, winter cereals emerging

Conditions as of October 5, 2015

In Manitoba, harvest progress was slowed over the past week and into the weekend due to precipitation. Harvest operations will resume once field and weather conditions permit. Grain corn harvest has started; producers also continue to harvest canola, flax, soybeans and sunflowers. Winter cereals are emerging with excellent germination and stand establishment reported. Fall field

Favourable weather, warm temps make for good harvest progress

Conditions as of September 28, 2015

Favourable weather conditions of warm temperatures and minimal rainfall allowed for good harvest progress across most of Manitoba. Winter wheat and fall rye is emerging with excellent germination and stand establishment reported. Fall field work including post-harvest weed control, fall fertilizer applications, tillage and soil testing is on-going. Click here for the Crop Weather Report