NEWS
W. Canada Winter Wheat Well
Tue May 13, 2014 03:46 PM CDT

WINNIPEG (Dow Jones) -- Winter wheat crops across Western Canada are generally in good shape, according to a CWB analyst, although the late timing of the spring thaw will push back the harvest in many areas.

"The winter wheat is in reasonably good shape," said Bruce Burnett, a CWB weather and crop specialist. Emergence and moisture conditions were good, he said, with only isolated winterkill reported in some areas that saw water ponding in the spring.

Snow cover was adequate across the Prairies over the winter months, protecting wheat fields from the cold, Burnett said.

However, the late arrival of ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Lack of Rain Threatens Russian Wheat
Advocating for Biotech Wheat
Under the Agridome: Phil Shaw
Under the Agridome: Phil Shaw
Todd's Take
Letters to the Editor
Russia Wheat Exports Grow
IGC Hikes Global Wheat Outlook
Grain Piling Up Due to Rail Backups
IGC Raises Wheat 2014-15 Output