NEWS
Pattern for the Prairies
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:04 AM CDT

Western Canada's crops are almost all in the bin and while it had been a good harvest yield-wise there have been quality issues for crops this fall due mostly to the early September frosts, freezes and snow. Most areas have reported quality levels well below that of both 2012 and 2013 despite yields that are above the 10-year average.

Soil moisture levels continue to be good this fall supporting the establishment of any fall seeding. The milder-than-average October has also been an aid to getting fall planting in the ground and started.

As we wrap up the 2014 crop season, ...

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