Cool, Damp Conditions To Continue
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu May 1, 2014 10:14 AM CDT

A late start to the seeding season is unfolding across the Canadian Prairies as spring weather remains limited. While snow cover is pretty much out of the picture and flooding potential is on the wane, temperatures continue in the same pattern we have observed since last November.

The nearly persistent cold continues to slow farm fieldwork and keeps soil temperatures low which will likely delay when full scale seeding can begin. During April, temperatures were again below normal across the region ranging from 1 to 3 degrees Celsius below normal across Alberta to as much as 3 to 5 degrees ...

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