NEWS
Seeding Remains Slow
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Fri May 16, 2014 06:30 AM CDT

Seeding prospects remain negative across the Canadian Prairies due to cool and sometimes wet weather. There are some signs that some improvement may be heading our way soon.

High latitude blocking remains a big reason why many of the mid-latitude areas of North America remain stuck with cool temperatures and periodic wet weather. The lack of warmer, drier weather has put most of the major crop areas of western Canada in the range of 7 to 10 days behind normal for seeding operations to date.

Cool air temperatures and cloudy periods are keeping soil temperatures low for this time of ...

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