Crop Report

Sask. Ag Ministry Needs More Crop Reporters

Sask. Ag Ministry Needs More Crop Reporters

Nov 27, 2023 | 5:02pm
The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture is looking for additional crop reporters for the next growing season. Crops Extension Specialist MacKenzie Hladun says being a crop reporter doesn’t take much time out of the week – between five to ten minutes. Once a person signs up, the Ag Ministry will send a package containing a rain gauge, a […]
Saskatchewan Harvest 33 percent complete: Crop Report

Saskatchewan Harvest 33 percent complete: Crop Report

Aug 31, 2023 | 11:52am
We’re a third of the way through harvest. The Saskatchewan Crop Report says 33 percent has been combined, up from 21 percent last week, and ahead of the 5-year average of 23 percent as well as the 10-year average of 20 percent. Crops Extension Specialist  MacKenzie Hladun says the southwest is furthest advanced at 60 […]
2023 Harvest underway in a few areas

2023 Harvest underway in a few areas

Aug 10, 2023 | 3:47pm
Harvest is underway in earnest in Saskatchewan, as four percent of the crop has been combined. It’s ahead of the 5-year and 10-year averages of 2 percent for this time of year. Crops Extension Specialist MacKenzie Hladun says the southwest is leading the way at 11 percent complete and the northeast is just starting at […]
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, […]
Saskatchewan farmers gearing up for the harvest season

Saskatchewan farmers gearing up for the harvest season

Aug 3, 2023 | 4:43pm
Most areas of Saskatchewan are preparing for harvest operations, while combines are becoming a frequent site in the west-central and southwest regions. The Saskatchewan Crop Report for the period of July 24-31 says hot conditions persist and crops continue to ripen. Producers are hoping for rain after harvest to replenish soil moisture for next year. Rain […]
Crop Report: warm weather helps crop development and haying progress

Crop Report: warm weather helps crop development and haying progress

Jul 21, 2023 | 3:47pm
Warm weather helped crop development and haying progress, according to the Saskatchewan Crop Report. It says 61 percent of fall cereals are at normal stages of development and 35 percent are ahead; 55 percent of spring cereals are at normal stages of development, while 37 percent are ahead; 58 percent of oilseeds are at normal stages […]
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 […]
Crop Development Moved Quickly With Warm Weather, Widespread Rain

Crop Development Moved Quickly With Warm Weather, Widespread Rain

Jul 6, 2023 | 2:45pm
Warm weather and widespread rain this week helped crop development, but it didn’t stay for very long to help out topsoil moisture, according to the latest Saskatchewan crop report. Crops Extension Specialist MacKenzie Hladun says crops are advancing quickly. She says 60 percent of canola is in the flowering stage, and 56 percent, of this […]
Nearly 90 percent of seeding complete in Saskatchewan

Nearly 90 percent of seeding complete in Saskatchewan

Jun 1, 2023 | 3:15pm
Another great week for seeding in Saskatchewan. According to today’s crop report, 89 percent of seeding has been completed, up from 68 percent the previous week, but slightly behind the 5-year average of 92 percent for this time of year. The northwest region is almost done at 97 percent complete, the west central is 94 […]