Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:27 AM CDT Overall, Western Canada is still seeing good weather for maturing crops and early harvest. However, the warm-to-hot, dry weather is starting to dry out top soil across an increasingly large portion of the region and more rain is needed in some areas to carry crops to maturity.
Mon Aug 11, 2014 09:42 AM CDT A Nebraska climate office report details how planting issues and cool summer temperatures are putting some corn at risk for freeze damage even with a normal first frost date.
Thu Aug 7, 2014 10:16 AM CDT The weather continues to bring rapid crop advancement across the Canadian Prairies but a little more rain is needed in a few spots to wet down soils that lost moisture during recent warm, dry weather.
Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:43 AM CDT Growing conditions during the past week or two have been generally very good across the Prairies helping crops to do some catch up in regards to crop development. Parts of southern Alberta have seen a little too much heat and dry weather recently and a little increase in showers and cooler weather might be welcome there.
Tue Jul 29, 2014 09:41 AM CDT The third-largest food processing company in the U.S. announces plans to track greenhouse gas emission by its suppliers in order to help mitigate the impact of climate change.
Thu Jul 24, 2014 10:53 AM CDT A more favorable weather pattern in place across the Prairies since mid-July has brought a beneficial boost to crop development. Aerial coverage of excess soil moisture has been on the decrease; after the current rainy spell passes another lengthy spell of warm, mostly dry weather is expected.
Thu Jul 17, 2014 12:48 PM CDT The region has turned warmer at the end of this week, after a recent spell of fairly cool conditions. It has also been drier, which is a favorable turn after June's wet and cold weather. The question then becomes how long can this drier, warmer weather last?
Thu Jul 10, 2014 10:44 AM CDT The cool, damp weather of June has been replaced by a drier, warmer weather pattern so far during July. Dry weather stays with us for the time being but some chilly weather will invade eastern areas by early next week.