The drought of 2012 is still fresh in the mind of many American farmers.  As many get closer to the beginning of plant 2013, everyone has their fingers crossed that another drought does not wreak havoc on this year’s corn and soybean crop. Recent cool wet weather (in some cases snow) has pushed back planting,… Read More

Will Western Canada’s winter ever end? Well, yes, of course it will, it’s just taking its jolly sweet time moving on out and letting spring begin in earnest. While current conditions seem very dire, somehow Drew Lerner manages to turn all this snow and cool weather into a positive, as you’ll hear in this RealWeatherWatch… Read More

Patience is the name of the game for plant ’13 it would seem. That’s according to Drew Lerner, founder of World Weather, Inc. In this RealWeatherWatch episode, Lerner cautions that Ontario farmers hoping for a straight-forward, dry planting season are likely to be disappointed. Cool, wet and unsettled weather is likely the norm for much… Read More

For a portion of the west, winter has come early. The tail end of October brought a huge dump of snow to parts of Alberta that has, for the most part, stuck around. That begs the question, is this what we can expect for the rest of the winter? Compared to last “winter”, this kind… Read More

Did your parents ever lecture you on not being average?  Well apparently mother nature sees Ontario as pretty average as the forecast is just that.  According to Elena Lappo, The Weather Network, Ontario farmers can expect the next two weeks to be very average in terms of temperature and precipitation. In this case being aveage is much better… Read More

Bad news sucks, so I apologize in advance.  According to The Weather Network, the mild wet weather will continue.  With many regions recieveing over 5 inches in the past two weeks, famers are begging for heat. According to Elena Lappo, the prayers will be left unanswered, as the mild temperatures will continue. BLAHHH!!! Follow @weathernetwork on… Read More

It’s pretty bad when you’re so used to writing about extreme or adverse weather conditions that you look for a way to spin the current mild weather in Ontario. That mildness is the story for a great part of the province both over the winter and more than likely into the initial days of Spring…. Read More