RealWeatherWatch- Harvest Forecast for September and October - Eastern Canada with Drew Lerner

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… 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

With the recent very dry conditions, the Ontario corn crop has quickly moved from one of very high expectations to begging for water.  This week while I was at the Canadian Seed Trade Meeting (CSTA) in Charlottetown many of the seed companies relayed the message to me that the majority of the province needs rain badly in the next… Read More