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Manitoba Crop Report
Mon Aug 19, 2013 06:20 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The following are highlights from the weekly crop progress report issued August 19 from the Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Initiatives department.

Above-normal temperatures resulted in an improvement in crop development throughout Manitoba.

Harvest of spring wheat, oats and barley has started in the Central and Eastern Regions. Early reports indicate good yields and quality. Harvest is progressing in winter wheat with good quality and yields still being reported.

Swathing of canola continues, as well as swathing and preharvest applications in spring cereals.

Strong thunderstorms passed through various areas of Manitoba over the weekend. Heavy rain, strong winds ...

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