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Manitoba Crop Report

Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development says total seeding progress is sitting at about 42 per cent complete, compared to the three-year average of 55 per cent.
 
Seed germination and emergence has been slow, though expected to improve rapidly with warmer conditions.
 
Many farmers are unable to seed corner-corner, as frequent wet spots prevent machinery access. Delays and stuck equipment are common.
 
Producers are considering switching out of longer-season corn crops in favour of shorter season cereals if corn is not planted by the end of this week.
 
Farmers are managing soil surface moisture with vertical tillage, multi-pass harrowing, or residue burning.
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