NEWS
Favorable Weather for Prairies Crops
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Wed Jul 3, 2013 11:05 AM CDT

A new weather pattern featuring hot weather and much drier conditions has taken hold across western Canada during the past week. This is great news for farmers who have struggled with late planting, flooded fields, and slow crop development due to heavy rains of the past six weeks.

June rain totals across Alberta were 142% of normal while Saskatchewan and Manitoba chimed in with totals of 156% and 191% of normal, respectively. June's heavy rains must be added to some of the abundant rains of late May, resulting in some of the problems farmers encountered during recent weeks.

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