Fine Weather Continues for Prairies
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:37 AM CDT

The weather during the first half of September has been kind to farmers with higher-than-normal temperatures and at most spotty rainfall. After mainly dry weather for the past two weeks, some moderate to locally heavy rains fell during the past two days across southern areas and delayed the ongoing harvest.

After a questionable summer growing season for many areas, the late-summer warmth rushed crops to mature and allowed for a great beginning to harvest. Across Saskatchewan and Manitoba, harvest progress advanced from a little behind schedule a week ago to a little ahead of schedule at this time. For Alberta, ...

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