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Frost damage to soybeans depends on crop stage

Frost damage to soybeans depends on the stage of the soybeans and how cold it gets and for how long, according to a pulse crops extension specialist. Frost is possible Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning in parts of Manitoba. Soybean growth stage is determined by examining the pods, Terry Buss of Manitoba Agriculture at Beausejour […] Read more

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Manitoba hail, reseed damage claims above average

CNS Canada –– Farmers have seen more weather-related hardships this year than normal, made evident by an above-average amount of hail and reseed damage claims. Summer hail and frost at the end of June and the beginning of July took a toll on crops, leading to insurance claims above the five-year average. Manitoba Agricultural Service […] Read more