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Rain needed for Manitoba crops

10.08.2018 05:36
By: Frank McGwire

Latest crop report from Manitoba Agriculture


Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - Prolonged periods of heat is starting to have an adverse effect on area crops.

Across much of the province, moisture stress is showing in many crops and rain is needed to help with grain fill.

Damage from hail that fell over the weekend is still being determined.

Harvest has started for winter cereals, spring cereals, field peas and forage grass seed, with average yields.

Haying continues with 40 to 60 per cent of normal yields. 

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