Winter returns to parts of Manitoba

Last Saturday was a very snowy affair

Spring was in the air.

Temperatures in south-central Manitoba hit almost 20 C April 9, leaving fields bare. And while there were still snowbanks in the bush and along shelterbelts farmers were counting the days until they hit the fields.

And then it snowed, heavily on April 12, underscoring poet T.S. Eliot’s famous line: “April is the cruelest month…”

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Allan Dawson

Allan Dawson is a reporter with the Manitoba Co-operator based near Miami, Man. Covering agriculture since 1980, Dawson has spent most of his career with the Co-operator except for several years with Farmers’ Independent Weekly and before that a Morden-Winkler area radio station.



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