NEWS
Prairies Development Improves
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:29 AM CDT

Warmer-than-normal temperatures have been welcomed across the Canadian Prairies during the past week to help speed up crop development. Considerable amounts of sunny weather with mostly spotty but beneficial rainfall is helping to send crops closer to the finish line as we move into the final stages of summer.

A lengthy period of cooler-than-normal weather during some of the more critical crop development stages earlier in the summer has left crops as much as a week or a little more behind schedule for many areas from Saskatchewan to Manitoba. The delay across Alberta appears to be somewhat less due to ...

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