NEWS
Prairies Crop Outlook
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:55 AM CDT

After a late start to spring planting and a wet June, it seems that the weather patterns have finally come around to allow for much improved conditions for the crops as we move into the second week of July. Temperatures have increased, sometimes briefly to high levels, and rainfall has moved into the typical summer pattern of showers of a hit or miss nature.

The best growing conditions appear to be across Alberta and Saskatchewan, with Manitoba still struggling a little from excess wetness leftover from heavy spring and current rains. Even across portions of Alberta and Saskatchewan excess soil ...

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