NEWS
Prairie Precipitation Prospects
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:00 AM CST

Winter is not the time of year that soil moisture is normally built up for the Canadian Prairies. The ground is frozen, and snow cover is mostly what was left prior to the fall freeze-up. Varying amounts of rain and snow fell last fall across the Prairies with southern Alberta, northern Saskatchewan and most of Manitoba falling into the above normal category while drier than normal conditions prevailed for northern Alberta and southern Saskatchewan.

Winter precipitation is normally not very hefty and generally falls in the form of snow for most of the region and by the time spring temperatures ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
Daily Export Grain News
Weathering the Drought
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Northern Midwest to See Rain Tuesday
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages
Warm to Hot Monday in Most Crop Areas
Late-Summer Drought Unlikely
Rain Saturday in S.E., Midwest
2013 State Of The Climate Report