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State of overland flooding in Manitoba

The province of Manitoba has released a flurry of flood bulletins. Most of the overland flooding continues across southern Manitoba due to ice in drainage networks. Ice jam related flooding also continues on some major rivers and smaller tributaries.

Spring runoff complete in some parts of Saskatchewan

With above seasonal temperatures in February and March runoff is currently underway or completed across much of the southern half of Saskatchewan. The areas in the eastern part of the province near the Manitoba border and in the northeast are just now experiencing significant snow melt.

Farmers likely to suffer losses from unharvested crops

Alberta Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) reports more than 960,000 acres out of 14.7 million acres of provincially insured crops have not been harvested. Those who will not be harvesting their fields need to contact ASFC for a pre-harvest inspection.
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Wide row spacing and nitrogen rate in wheat

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April 7, 2017
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