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Manitoba Crop Report
Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:42 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The following are highlights from the weekly crop progress report issued Oct. 15 from the Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Initiatives department.

Provincially, harvest of spring cereals is estimated at 95% complete, canola 85 to 90% complete, flax 50 to 60% complete, edible beans 100% complete, soybeans 90% complete, sunflowers 25% complete and grain corn 15 to 20% complete.

Crop yields in Manitoba were generally above average in 2013, largely due to timely precipitation during the growing season, moderate temperatures during flowering, and low levels of disease pressure. However, lower yields were reported in areas affected by extreme ...

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