Manitoba

'An extremely challenging year for Manitoba … farmers'

As the harvesting season gets underway, cereal grains and oil seed producers can already see the writing on the wall.
The lack of rain and excessive heat earlier in the summer have pushed crop yields down in Manitoba. (Tyson Koschik/CBC)

As the harvesting season gets underway, cereal grains and oil seed producers can already see the writing on the wall.

The lack of precipitation — until it was likely too late — and excessive heat throughout the summer meant that for many farmers in Manitoba and across the Prairies, this year's is going to be something other than a bumper crop.

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