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Seeding 80 per cent complete, rain needed for germination and crop growth

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for May 22

Seeding operations continue across Manitoba. Provincially, seeding progress estimated at 80 per cent complete. Winter injury resulted in some reseeding of winter wheat in the Central, Eastern, and Interlake regions. Dry conditions have resulted in slow growth and difficulties assessing injury. Precipitation variable throughout the province, with most areas in the Central and Eastern regions […] Read more


Seeding more than half complete, some crops begin to emerge

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for May 14

Provincially, seeding in Manitoba estimated to be 55 per cent complete. Cereals, peas, and some early seeded canola are starting to emerge. No significant precipitation was received; in the majority of the province soils are dry and precipitation is needed to aid in crop germination and emergence. Temperatures below 0 C reported throughout the province. […] Read more



Seeding underway into dry soils, rain needed soon after

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for May 7

Soils are becoming dry. Rain is needed to aid in crop germination and emergence. Favourable weather and field conditions have allowed seeding operations to get underway in most areas of Manitoba. Spring cereals and peas are being seeded throughout the province; corn, canola, and soybeans are being seeded in the Central, Eastern, and Interlake regions. […] Read more


Provincial harvest nearly complete, fall field work in progress

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for October 16 (FINAL)

Harvest in Manitoba is nearing completion. Harvest of cereal crops, field peas, and canola is essentially complete. Soybean and flax harvest is close to complete, grain corn and sunflower harvest is ongoing. Germination and stand establishment of winter cereal crops is good; seeded acres are down across the province. Fall field work including tillage, soil […] Read more



Soybean harvest nears completion, sunflower harvest begins

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for October 10

Minimal precipitation over much of the province allowed good harvest progress to be made in most parts of Manitoba. Canola and cereal harvest is complete in most areas, soybeans are nearing completion, and harvest of grain corn and sunflowers is just starting. Fall field work including post-harvest weed control, fall fertilizer applications, tillage, and soil […] Read more


Canola harvests near completion, winter cereals emerging

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for October 2

Previous wet conditions and rain over the weekend have slowed harvest progress. Winter wheat and fall rye are emerging with good establishment. Fall field work including fertilizer applications, tillage, soil testing, and drainage is on-going. Click here for the Crop Weather Report for the week ending October 1 Southwest Region Seasonal to above normal temperatures […] Read more



Weather hinders harvest progress, soybeans matured in most cases

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for September 25

Cool, wet weather occurred throughout the province, stalling harvest progress. When conditions allow, harvest will continue for spring cereals, canola, flax, edible beans, soybeans, potatoes, and silage corn. Harvest of cereals and canola is nearing completion. Fall field work, including tillage, baling of straw, and soil testing, is on-going. Click here for the Crop Weather Report […] Read more


Harvest sees rain delay, cereal crops and canola nearly complete

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for September 18

Rain fell throughout the province, delaying harvest operations towards the end of the week and over the weekend. Spring cereal and canola harvest is nearing completion in most areas. Flax, soybean, edible bean, and silage corn harvest is ongoing. Some areas reported frost on Sunday night. Frost in the Interlake was light, while areas in […] Read more



Spring cereal harvest nears end, soybeans, corn, sunflowers quickly maturing

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for September 11

Harvest continues across the province, with spring cereal harvest nearing completion in most areas. Harvest has started in soybeans, flax, and silage corn. Warm, dry conditions continue to quickly advance soybeans, corn, and sunflowers. Dry conditions continue across the province, dry dugouts have been reported. Click here for the Crop Weather Report for the week […] Read more


Cereal harvest making good progress, flax, soybean harvests take off

Manitoba Crop Report and Crop Weather report for September 5

Harvest continues across the province with good progress being made in cereal crops and canola. Flax, soybeans, and edible beans are starting to be harvested. Yield reports to date: barley 75-120 bu/acre, oat 90-190 bu/acre, spring wheat 55-100 bu/acre, field pea 50-90 bu/acre, canola 40-65 bu/acre, flax 35-45 bu/acre, pinto bean 1800-2000 lb/acre, cranberry bean […] Read more