Guess where we’ll be next week Wednesday and Thursday, Jan 8 & 9? Join Sheldon in Friedensfeld at the Eastern MB Holstein Club seminar. Morning speakers begin at 10am and 1pm both days. Stacey and Junior will be in St. Jean for St. Jean Farm Days with speakers starting at 9am both days as well. Dolf will be leading seminars in the Netherlands. If you’re in the area, make sure you stop in to say hi!
Did you miss us last week? Join us in Brandon at the Hog & Livestock Show on Wednesday, Dec 11 at Westoba Place in the Manitoba Room & the UCT Pavilion. Come find us anytime between 10am & 4pm and stop for a visit!
Join us starting tomorrow at the Manitoba Dairy Conference at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg. Stop by booth 39 and say hi as we’d love to chat with you!
Fall field work including tillage, soil testing, post-harvest weed control & fertilizer applications of anhydrous ammonia have been reduced from previous years due to wet fields and ongoing harvest. Read more here: https://gov.mb.ca/agriculture/crops/seasonal-reports/pubs/seasonal-summary-12-11-2019.pdf
MB Crop Report #28 MASC has posted answers to producer concerns about crop/quality loss, inability to harvest some crops and if the crop must be combined to register a claim. Overall estimated harvest progress is 89% complete provincially. https://masc.mb.ca/masc.nsf/2019_harvest_challenges.html
MB Crop Report #25 Overall harvest progress is approx 74% complete, below the 3-year average of 88% for the 3rd week of October. Prolonged power outages are affecting grain drying and bin aeration activities and potato storage heating/ventilation. Large amounts of wet, heavy snow fell over southern MB last weekend. In field crops are buried under snow, stems having broken under the weight or severely lodged. Silage corn harvest progressed last week, until the snowstorm, as did canola, flax & soybean.
MB CROP REPORT #20 Harvest progress has been limited by widespread rainfall, resulting in slow progress. Wheat quality loss reported & swaths remain in fields in SW & NW regions. Drying of tough & wet grain becoming common. Light frost in 4/5 regions over the weekend. Overall harvest progress is approx 40% complete, below the 3-year average of 56%. Hay and forage yields are significantly below average. Producers looking for hay should see the Manitoba Hay Listing Service. https://masc.mb.ca/masc.nsf/mmpp_index.html
Found this corn south of steinbach Manitoba. And ya I am 6 feet tall @CFRsheldon #wesellfarms #yourfarmteam
CROP REPORT #16 Late-season grasshopper control continues in soybean, sunflower and some canola crops. For pre-harvest interval information, please see the Keep it Clean website. Yields are variable and will range significantly across the province this year. Farmers that have grain storage space available can list bin space on the Manitoba Grain Storage Listing Service. Hay and forage yields are significantly below average. Producers looking for hay should see the Manitoba Hay Listing Service. For fall & winter planning see Managing Low Forage Supplies and FeedPlan Feed Ingredient Cost Calculator. https://web31.gov.mb.ca/haylistclntextrnl
MB Crop report #15 Cereal harvest has begun. Pre-harvest weed control continuing in spring wheat and desiccation in field peas – for pre-harvest interval information, please see the https://keepingitclean.ca website.