NEWS
Manitoba Crop Report
Wed Sep 2, 2015 10:41 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The following are highlights from the weekly crop progress report issued August 31 from the Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Initiatives department.

The highlights:

-- Sporadic rainfall and high humidity levels slowed harvest progress and haying operations across Manitoba. The recent weather is also resulting in quality loss in some crop types.

-- A strong weather system passed through several areas of the Central Region the morning of Aug. 28. Heavy rains and small to large-sized hail resulted in varying amounts of crop damage.

-- Harvest of winter cereals is complete with average to above-average yields and good ...

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