Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives has released is crop report, crop production update and crop weather report for last week. Full text is posted alongside.
• The continuing warm weather is advancing crops quickly, allowing producers to make excellent progress with haying operations and permitting fungicide applications to continue.
• Generally, the condition of most crop types is rated as good. For some crop types, symptoms of heat and moisture stress are becoming evident. Precipitation would be welcomed in many areas.
• A strong weather system passed through southern and western areas of Manitoba on July 4. In the Central Region, the system resulted in hail that caused damage to crops ranging from light to severe.