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Data and maps 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 […] Read more



Harvest advances in the south, hay yields below average

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending August 6

Producers in the province have one per cent of the crop combined and two per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report. The five-year average for this time of year is one per cent combined. Reported yields so far range from average to well-below average. Fifty-five per cent of […] Read more


Harvest begins in southern Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending July 30

Harvest operations are underway for some producers in the south, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report. Crops are rapidly drying down across the province and many pulse crops are being desiccated. Most crops remain in fair to excellent condition, although later-seeded crops need rain to help heads and pods fill. Reported yields so far […] Read more



Drought’s effects linger on Prairies

CNS Canada — After a dry growing season last year in Western Canada, effects of the drought are still evident with news that most livestock producers won’t be doing a second cut of hay. “Pastures and hay fields didn’t get the moisture that they needed to really recharge over that winter period and get a […] Read more

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Ontario, Manitoba corn crops need rain

CNS Canada — Corn development in key growing areas of Ontario and Manitoba remains highly variable as the crop nears its yield-determining phase. “The pollination stage is the critical part of the corn-growing period and I would say probably within the next three weeks we will know what yield is going to look like,” said […] Read more



Crops approaching harvest, hay yields seen significantly lower

Saskatchewan Crop Report for the week ending July 23

Crops continue to develop quickly in the province, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report. Many pulse and winter cereal fields in drier areas are rapidly drying down and producers have begun desiccation in some areas. Some producers expect harvest to get underway in the next few weeks. The majority of crops remain in fair […] Read more



Prairie hay crops look thin in many areas

CNS Canada — Many farmers taking off their first hay cuts are also gathering more talking points to grumble over at coffee row. While many producers are still working to get the first cut done and the situation could change with the second cut, many regions are already reporting below-average yields. “In areas of the […] Read more




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