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Recent rain alleviates dry field concerns in some parts of Saskatchewan

Topsoil conditions are improving in Saskatchewan after rainfall this past week, but dry field conditions remain a concern in some parts of the province.

The southeast region, which was one of the drier areas of the province, received large amounts of rain, causing local flooding according to… 210 more words


Rain helps soil conditions in most of Saskatchewan as seeding nears completion

Much needed rain has helped to alleviate moisture worries on crop land in most of Saskatchewan, although there are still concerns over dry field conditions in the southwest region. 260 more words


Rain needed as seeding nears completion in Saskatchewan

Seeding is nearly complete in Saskatchewan, with 91 per cent of the 2018 crop now in the ground.

Saskatchewan Agriculture said Thursday this is well ahead of the five-year average of 81 per cent. 251 more words


Minnesota Farmers Making Planting Progress With Favorable Weather

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Another week of favorable weather has helped Minnesota farmers make good planting progress.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop progress and condition report for Minnesota that above-average temperatures last week aided crop development, while scattered showers had little impact on planting and hay-cutting. 93 more words


Seeding now 70% complete in Saskatchewan

Farmers have made great strides in the past week seeding the 2018 crop, but much needed rain is needed to replenish topsoil moisture.

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Crop Report Shows Good Progress for Iowa Farmers

IOWA  —  After a cold April and soggy start to May, Iowa farmers are faring well in the fields.

The latest check of crop conditions shows farmers are essentially on schedule. 54 more words


Minnesota Farmers Catching Up On Planting After Late Start

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers have taken advantage of some of the best weather all season to catch up on spring planting after a late start due to the cold, wet spring. 121 more words