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Manitoba reports average spring wheat yields

 

Aug. 19, 2014 - Thunderstorms passed through some areas of Manitoba over the past weekend, resulting in welcomed precipitation for continued growth in crops such as corn, soybeans and sunflowers, grain filling in cereals, canola and flax, and regrowth in forages and pastures.

The August 18 edition of the province's crop report also states that harvest of spring cereal crops has started, with early reports indicating average yields and quality.

Winter wheat harvest continues with variable yields, ranging from 30 to 90 bu/ac and quality below average due to fusarium damaged kernels.

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