OMAHA (DTN) -- The following are highlights from the weekly crop progress report issued May 5 from the Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Initiatives department.
Cool, wet conditions are slowing the start of the 2014 growing season in Manitoba.
Some producers were able to start seeding in the Southwest and Central Regions with limited progress noted. For the majority of areas in Manitoba, warm dry weather is needed to allow fieldwork and seeding to start.
Manitoba's winter cereal crops are breaking dormancy and resuming growth. However, due to continuing cold conditions, growth is slow. Field by field evaluations are currently ongoing ...