Harvest progress sits at 51% complete across the province, which is ahead of the 5-year average (42%).
Winter wheat and fall rye harvest is complete (100%).
Yield reports are averaging about 60 bu/acre for winter wheat and 70 bu/acre for fall rye.
Harvest continues in spring cereal crops, with barley at 81% complete, oats at 83% complete and spring wheat at 85% complete.
Overall, cereal crops remain in fair to mostly good condition.
Corn is mainly in the R5 (dent) growth stages.
Canola crops ranged from the swathing/pre-harvest application
stage to harvest ready.
A limited number of very late seeded canola acres were in late pod fill with straw and pod colour change ongoing.
Canola harvest continues with approximately 35% of the acres being harvested across the province.
Field pea harvest is complete.
Soybean fields are mostly in the R7 to R8 growth stages with harvest
progress sitting at 11% provincially.
The central region is most advanced at 30% complete.
Producers are encouraged to scout their fields for weeds that have escaped control.
This is an important part of integrated pest management.
Waterhemp has been found in the Central and Eastern regions and producers should seek identification of any unusual pigweeds in their fields.
(Government of Manitoba news release)