Seeding Makes Strong Advance
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu May 30, 2013 11:58 AM CDT

The seeding effort across the Canadian Prairies continues to make strong progress, despite a few bumps in the road during the past week or so. Some windy weather and locally heavy rains have brought slowdowns and brief stoppages in planting, but many farmers are playing catch-up to a late start to the seeding season.

Heavy rains of a 1/2 inch to 2 inches (13 to 51 millimeters) and locally heavier fell across Saskatchewan and eastern portions of Alberta during the past week bringing some planting delays, but also bolstering soil moisture. Some of these areas, particularly across Alberta, have turned ...

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