RealWeatherWatch: Is There Smooth Sailing In Western Canada After April 20th?

This time of year can be a bit of a guessing game for farmers trying to pick a seeding date. Early spring tends to bring with it some very unstable weather patterns. Just try and plan an outdoor event for May long weekend and you’ll get a first hand illustration. Trying to get your crop in early enough to benefit from those extra days while trying to avoid a weather event that could cause you to have to re-seed carries some weight.  With crops like barley and wheat re-seeding can definitely pay off in yield provided that the crop escapes any frost risk.

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In this episode of the RealWeatherWatch, we talk to Gina Ressler of the Weather Network to get a closer look at the 14 day forecast and gain some insight as to when we can expect our weather to stabilize.

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Shaun Haney

Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. He creates content regularly and hosts RealAg Radio on Rural Radio 147 every weekday at 4PM est. @shaunhaney

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