OMAHA (DTN) -- The following are highlights from the weekly crop progress report issued Aug. 5 from the Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Initiatives department.
Harvest has started with winter wheat harvest occurring in the Central Region of Manitoba. Preliminary reports indicate average yields, with fusarium-damaged kernels present in harvested samples.
The continuing hot and dry weather conditions are advancing crops quickly.
Precipitation would be welcomed in some areas of the province for continued growth and grain filling in crops, and regrowth in hay fields and pastures.
Breaking down more details by region:
Scattered showers throughout the Southwest Region ...