Crop and weather update

Peace: Weather has been showery and cool, with temperatures rarely over 20 C. Wind is helping to dry out saturated fields. The north region has still not received meaningful precipitation. Most crops are at early bolt and bud stages.

Alberta: Crop is rapidly advancing with warm weather and good moisture. Spotty hail across the central region. Crop stage is anywhere from 2-leaf to 30% bloom across region. Alberta crop report.

Saskatchewan: Much needed heat has arrived. Scattered showers covered the province, with some flooding damage in western areas in addition to what had already occurred in the east. Canola staging ranges from 3-4 leaf to 40% flower. Saskatchewan crop report.

Manitoba: Rainfall this week as anywhere from zero to 1.5”, and hail hit some regions. Late seeded canola is at the cotyledon stage and the earliest is just flowering. The eastern side, in general, is further along than the west side. Manitoba crop report.