Manitoba Harvest Slow to Advance Over Past Week: Crop Report

Limited harvest progress over the last week due to widespread rainfall across the province.

Harvest progress sits at 86% complete across the province, which is ahead of the 5-year average (81%).

Harvest has wrapped up for most of the spring cereal crops, with barley at 100% complete, oats at 100% complete and spring
wheat at 99% complete.

Overall, cereal crops remain in fair to mostly good condition.

Many corn fields have reached physiological maturity and are drying down.

Grain corn harvest has started in the Central region and is sitting at 15% complete and 7% provincially.

Canola harvest continues with approximately 87% of the acres being harvested across the province.

Soybean fields are mostly in the R8 growth stage with harvest progress sitting at 73% provincially.

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)

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