Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – July 26, 2022

Manitoba Agriculture
Crop Report
July 26, 2022

Northwest Region
A mix of weather this past week with high and low temperatures, heavy morning dew, strong winds and scattered showers across the region. Strong winds and scattered showers made fungicide applications challenging. Fungicide application continues as all crops are in a range of stages.

Wheat midge counts have been high in Roblin. Grasshoppers are present in the region and alfalfa weevil is present in the Swan Valley.

Provincial Overview
Rainfall amounts varied across the province with the highest amounts falling in the Eastern and Interlake regions. Most locations in Manitoba received between 20 to 60 mm in the preceding seven days. The Northwest region is the exception, where rainfall amounts ranged from 1 to 32 mm.

Frequent rains and generally warm temperatures have elevated risk for many fungal diseases. Application is widespread for wheat, oat, barley, canola and pea crops.

Fungicide spraying is ongoing in all regions as later crops reach the correct stage. Rainfall has made ground applications challenging.

Grasshoppers are present in many areas of the province with spraying occurring on headlands and across entire fields in some areas.

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