NEWS
Good Seeding Strides
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu May 23, 2013 10:01 AM CDT

Farmers have been able to make good strides in seeding progress during the middle of May. Weather has been good for the most part, with few rainy days that have stalled or slowed seeding activity. A little bit of a bump in the road is due during the next few days, as low pressure slides slowly eastward through the southern Prairies and brings periods of rain and showers.

The rains are not totally unwelcome for western areas where May has gotten off to a dry start, but for Manitoba plentiful rains on top of the wet soils from the recent ...

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