Crops in southern Sask. need rain soon: report

Most farmers are done seeding in Saskatchewan, but their crops need rain. (CBC) (Arjan Leeuwerke‏/Twitter)

By CBC News, June 8, 2017 

Crop and hay yields in the southeast could be affected by strong winds, lack of moisture

Strong winds and a lack of rain are creating problems for crops in southern Saskatchewan.

The province’s most recent crop report indicates the scattered showers from May 30 to June 5 left many of the province’s crops with only “trace-to-small” amounts of rain.

“Persistent strong winds and lack of moisture are drying up fields and delaying crop maturity,” it reads.

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