OMAHA (DTN) -- The following are highlights from the weekly crop progress report issued July 21 from the Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Initiatives department.
Good growing conditions, including warmer weather and minimal rainfall, advanced crops and allowed crops affected by excessive moisture to continue their recovery. Favourable weather also allowed producers to make good progress with haying operations and applications of fungicides.
However, continuing wet conditions in some areas of Manitoba are affecting crops, hay fields and pastures.
Disease pressure is being monitored, with reports of brown girdling root rot and blackleg lesions in canola, brown spot disease and bacterial ...