In its latest crop report, Manitoba Agriculture says warm conditions and rainfall over the past week have advanced crop development.

Canola and peas are starting to pod, while winter cereals and early planted spring cereals are starting to turn.

Fungicide applications are mostly complete.

First cut haying continues, with below average yields in most areas.

total rainfall july10Map courtesy Manitoba Agriculture

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