NEWS
Alberta Crop Report
Fri May 23, 2014 06:49 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The following are highlights from the weekly crop progress report for conditions until May 20, released May 23 from Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development:

The recent cool weather conditions, including rain, frost and snow continued to hinder soil warming and delay seeding in some areas. Despite this, producers took advantage of a few warmer days and have made significant progress in seeding in the last two weeks, with more than 47% of crops now seeded compared to 2% a couple of weeks ago. This is still 16% below the five-year average. Seeding is most advanced in the ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
Related News Stories
Canada Markets
Sask., Ont. Crop Reports
Canada Markets
Canada Markets
Manitoba Crop Report
Canada Markets
Brazil Soy Prices Slide
Under the Agridome
Canada Markets
Canada Markets