OMAHA (DTN) -- The following are highlights from the weekly crop progress report issued Aug. 18 from the Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Initiatives department.
Harvest of spring cereal crops has started in Manitoba. Early reports indicate average yields and quality.
-- Winter wheat harvest continues. Yields remain variable, ranging from 30 to 90 bu/acre with quality below average due to fusarium damaged kernels.
-- Swathing of canola continues, as well as swathing and preharvest applications in spring cereals.
-- Thunderstorms passed through some areas of Manitoba over the weekend, resulting in welcomed precipitation for continued growth in crops such as ...