Business & Policy
Manitoba crop report: June 2
By Top Crop Manager
June 2, 2014 - Seeding progress in Manitoba is estimated at 65 per cent complete, according to the June 2 crop report. Greatest seeding progress has been made in the Interlake region, at 85 to 90 per cent complete. Meanwhile, seeding is 85 per cent complete in the central region, 75 per cent complete in the eastern region, 50 per cent complete in the northwest region and 45 to 50 per cent complete in the southwest region.
The majority of seeded crops are experiencing rapid germination, emergence and growth. In-crop herbicide applications are underway in cereal crops, corn and canola. Also, increased flea beetle activity in the earliest seeded canola fields is being reported.