NEWS
Weather Favors Prairies Harvest
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Sep 12, 2013 09:48 AM CDT

Warm weather has been the rule across the Canadian Prairies so far during September with readings averaging as much as 10 to 15 degrees Fahrenheit (5 to 8 Celsius) above normal across Alberta and Saskatchewan and from 6 to 12 degrees F (3 to 6 C) above normal across Manitoba.

The persistent warmth has allowed any remaining filling crops to mature. Along with a still mostly favorable soil moisture condition reported through the region, crops have not been stressed very much from the drier pattern of recent weeks.

The harvest outlook from a weather perspective looks excellent during the next ...

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