NEWS
Low Temperatures Delay Seeding
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu May 8, 2014 04:03 PM CDT

Our old nemesis high latitude blocking continues to slow down the start of fieldwork and seeding across the Canadian Prairies and the outlook continues to look less than appetizing during the next few weeks. An upper level ridge of varying strength across Alaska and northwest Canada seems to want to linger as we move into late spring creating more chilly weather.

Snow cover has receded to north of the main crop areas with only some patchy snow left in the woods and on northern sides of hills. Soil temperatures across Manitoba are still low for the season ranging from 0 ...

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