NEWS
Improved Seeding Outlook for Prairies
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Wed May 21, 2014 12:46 PM CDT

Spring's very cool and sometimes damp weather has led to concerns about whether seeding operations can get rolling at a reasonable pace. During the recent week we saw continued cool, wet weather at times, but there seems to be some changes beginning to take place.

High latitude blocking is still there, but is starting to weaken and shift enough so the Canadian Prairies will see a more favorable pattern for seeding and outdoor work. Rising temperatures and more sunshine will help soil temperatures increase. Many areas are still reporting soil temperatures quite chilly as a result of the winter's deep ...

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