Manitoba producers made minimal harvest progress this past week as fieldwork was bogged down by steady rainfall.
Tuesday’s weekly crop report showed the provincewide harvest at 40% complete, up only 8 points on the week and approximately three weeks behind the five-year average of 71% complete. Last week, the Manitoba harvest was lagging the average by a more modest 10 days.
“Farmers are anxiously awaiting drier weather to return to straight-cutting cereal and canola crops, and for breezy days to dry down damp swaths,” the report said.
Harvest is the most advanced in the Central region at 50% complete, followed by the Northwest at 45%, the Eastern region at 37%, the Southwest at 34%, and the Interlake at 22%. Click here to see more...