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Manitoba harvest estimated 89 per cent complete

FINAL of 2019: Manitoba Crop Report for November 5

Southwest Region Intermittent snow flurries, mixed precipitation, and cold and cloudy weather has slowed harvest progress. Some snow accumulations creating small snowbanks in windrows and field edges is postponing harvest until melted. North of PTH 45, producers are reporting snow on swaths did not melt and are waiting for good weather conditions to finish harvest.

Losses expected for unharvested cereal crops, flax

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for October 29

Southwest Region No rain or snow fell this week, allowing farmers a chance to continue harvest in the Southwest region. Wet conditions in the southeastern districts and the north of PTH 45 continue to hamper harvest. Many farmers have harvested the bulk of their acres at this point, when compared to two weeks ago. Overall,

Soybean, corn crops stand up to snowfall, harvest progress at 77 per cent

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for October 22

Southwest Region Above 0C and sunny weather prevailed much of last week following the snow, with rain showers near Killarney and Mountainside. Some +10C daytime temperatures occurred, but overnight freezing slowed snowmelt in southern and eastern districts. Pockets around Hamiota, Miniota, Russell and west of Virden did not get as much snow compared to other

Remaining crops get buried, broken under heavy snowfall

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for October 15

Southwest Region Snowstorms across the region halted all harvesting progress. The storm brought heavy, wet snow to the majority of the region. Eastern parts of the region were harder hit compared to southern and northwestern districts. Brandon, Neepawa, and Carberry recorded 40 to 70 cm of snow. High winds were drifting over roads and accumulating

Crop quality decreasing with rains, severe sprouting seen in unharvested acres

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for October 8

Southwest Region Another cool and wet week in the Southwest region. Rainfall was variable but enough to stop harvesting many days. Harvest operations resumed late Sunday into Tuesday. Harvest is about 60 per cent complete in general. Majority of areas south of #1 highway are close to 65 to 70 per cent done, while some

Cereals, canola hit the dryers, soybean yields seen lower than average

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for October 1

Southwest region Cool and constant wet weather is stalling harvest progress. Rainfall amounts of 10 to 50 mm, majority falling during thunderstorms, which also resulted in hail. Snowfall is also reported in northern parts of the region and near the Saskatchewan border. Lodging in canola and other crops is common. Overnight temperatures ranged from zero

Harvest progress in Manitoba slowed by widespread rainfall

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for September 24

Southwest Region Severe thunderstorms with hail and heavy rains fell over the last week and on the weekend. Rainfall has prolonged harvest, which is already delayed from earlier high moisture conditions. Other than Russell area, most districts received 30 to 110 mm rainfall. Brandon, Boissevain, and Mountainside all received greater than 100 mm. Frequent rains

Harvest progress a challenge, grain drying seen for cereals, canola

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for September 17

Southwest Region Rain over the previous week stalled all field activities in most of the region. Rain was variable from 5 to 18mm. Warm weekend temperatures allowed producers a chance to resume harvesting. Progress has been made across most of the region. Depending on the conditions of the crop and weather situation, both cereals and

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,

Grasshoppers on the move, canola swathing widespread in preparation of harvest

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for August 20

Southwest Region Rain and cooler temperatures have delayed swathing in late seeded canola and have rejuvenated soybean crops. Showers early last week, 5 to 10 mm rain was widespread. Minnedosa, Neepawa and areas north of Highway 16 are still suffering serious moisture shortages as most of these areas are only 50 to 70 per cent