Harvest is the time where farmers look at the forecast every minute of the day. Is there an occupation more dependent on the weather?
In the first episode of our new feature RealWeatherWatch, we take aim at the weather heading into the 2011 soybean harvest. The start of this planting season was rough to say the least, so how will the harvest weather shape up? Will the delay in spring planting push us into inclimate weather?
This week it was rainy in much of Southern Ontario but will it get hot and dry for the soybean harvest? Will we get a blast of early winter or can we expect an indian summer? To get a better idea we talk to meteorologist Drew Lerner of World Weather Incorporated about the September -October harvest forescast..
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