W. Canada Dryness Concerns
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu May 21, 2015 10:31 AM CDT

Crops continue to be sown at break-neck speed across many areas of the Prairies with Manitoba reporting more than 70% of seeding complete as of May 19. Seeding has surpassed the 50% completion mark across much of Saskatchewan and Alberta based on reports from last week. Seeding progress to date on the whole is the earliest in about a decade for most of the Prairies.

Weather has been on the side of those sowing seeds so far this spring, but some areas are reporting some problems. Across portions of Alberta and Saskatchewan, producers are delaying seeding canola until seedbed moisture ...

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