On the Cusp: Heavy Frost Hits Canada Prairies

Russ Steele

Canola growers pondering their next steps after heavy frost hit some regions of the Prairies over the weekend will need to wait a few days for some of the answers, the Canola Council of Canada suggests.

Some canola-growing areas of southern Alberta logged temperatures as low as -8 C over the weekend, the council said, leaving growers wondering whether the crop could survive, whether they need to reseed and when or if they should resume weed control.

It may take a few days to accurately gauge a frost-touched crop’s survival rate, the council said.

One thought on “On the Cusp: Heavy Frost Hits Canada Prairies

  1. Martin Light May 15, 2012 / 8:05 am

    We thought it odd this past Sunday, Mother’s Day, seeing two large flocks of Canadian geese flying over the house heading south in V formation while honking like crazy.

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