Harry Siemens discusses the Manitoba harvest with me. Every province really has a different story to tell this year and Manitoba is no different. The crop went in quick but the bite of an early fall is providing challenges to many farmers. In the spring Manitoba farmers were able to get the crop in fas and ahead of the rest of Western Canadian farmers. Will harvest be just as easy or will mother nature extend her evil east of Saskatchewan?
Harry Siemens is the founder of SiemensSays.com and comments on Manitoba agriculture regularly.
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