NEWS
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu May 16, 2013 10:25 AM CDT

A significant turnaround of weather conditions across the Prairies during the first half of May has hopefully sent winter packing and will now allow farmers to increase seeding operations. Farmers are already seeding across many central and southern areas where the snow melted sooner and warm temperatures and sunshine have dried soils enough to allow for fieldwork.

The late departure of snow cover and April's chill have kept soil conditions too wet across some northern areas where a delayed start of the spring seeding season is noted. Even across the south some areas are still a little too wet for full ...

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