crop conditions

Manitoba crop conditions range from fair to mostly good: Crop Report

Manitoba crop conditions range from fair to mostly good: Crop Report

Aug 9, 2023 | 4:28pm
From this week’s Manitoba Crop Report. Harvesting of winter wheat and fall rye continued over the past week.  Harvest in the Dauphin and Swan Valley area is approximately 80% complete. Early yield reports on winter wheat were averaging around 65 bushels an acre. Most spring cereal crops are in the intermediate to hard dough stage.     Overall, […]
Wheat harvest progressing in U.S., rain helps corn and soybean conditions

Wheat harvest progressing in U.S., rain helps corn and soybean conditions

Aug 8, 2023 | 3:10pm
USDA reports the spring wheat harvest is now 11% complete. That is 3% behind the five-year average of 14%. South Dakota leads the way at 38% harvested, while North Dakota is at 2%. USDA said 41% of the spring wheat crop was rated good to excellent.   Winter wheat harvest in the U.S. is now 87% complete. That […]
U.S. crop conditions down due to heat wave: USDA Crop Report

U.S. crop conditions down due to heat wave: USDA Crop Report

Aug 1, 2023 | 2:30pm
U.S. corn condition fell for the first time in several weeks as intense heat baked much of the country last week. According to the USDA’s weekly crop progress report, 55% of corn was rated good to excellent, down 2 percentage points from the previous week. The condition of the U.S. soybean crop also suffered in the heat.  […]
Despite dry conditions and little rain, crops at or ahead of development

Despite dry conditions and little rain, crops at or ahead of development

Jul 13, 2023 | 5:32pm
Crops continue to develop, despite the dry conditions and little rain. Crops Extension Specialist MacKenzie Hladun says rainfall totals were very low, as the Dinsmore area got the most at just 14mm. Soil moisture conditions were affected as a result: cropland topsoil moisture is rated as 21 percent adequate, 55 percent short and 24 percent […]
Esterhazy farmer says rain has been hit-and-miss

Esterhazy farmer says rain has been hit-and-miss

Jul 12, 2023 | 3:57pm
An Esterhazy area farmer says when you plant 52-thousand acres, you have a lot riding on your crops. Hrushka Farms near Esterhazy is certainly one of the largest grain farms in Saskatchewan. Rain has been hit-and-miss this summer and Kevin Hrushka says that has impacted crop development, saying the north end of his land looks […]
USDA releases weekly Crop Progress Report

USDA releases weekly Crop Progress Report

Jul 4, 2023 | 2:34pm
After falling for three weeks in a row, corn conditions in the U.S. improved slightly last week. That is according to the USDA weekly Crop Progress report released yesterday. Soybean condition, on the other hand, logged its fourth weekly decline. Nationally, corn was rated 51% good to excellent, up just 1 percentage point from 50% […]