NEWS
Spring Flooding Increases
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu May 2, 2013 10:41 AM CDT

Light snow and another brief push of chilly weather blew through the Prairies a few days ago, but on the whole spring is in full swing across Canada. The rapid increase in temperatures brought on the annual spring flood, leading to flooded of some roads and low crop land.

The brief chilly weather earlier this week was a blessing in disguise: it helped slow down the meltdown and may keep this year's flooding a little less severe than earlier thought. Additional help is coming in the form of dry weather. We see little threat of rain or snow during the ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages
Market Impact Weather
California Farmers to Get More Water
Cautious El Nino Timetable
Market Impact Weather
Market Impact Weather
Market Impact Weather
Freeze Threat Details For Wheat
Market Impact Weather