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Flaxseed: secondary growth interferes with harvesting

September 16, 2021 at 11:37 AM , Der AUDITOR
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OTTAWA/NUR-SULTAN. Farmers in Canada are confronted with several problems. While harvesting has progressed well in some parts of the country, there are delays in other parts. This is, for instance, the case in northwestern Manitoba.

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Harvesting is 25% complete in Manitoba so far, which ranges well-above the five-year moving average of 8%. Drought and extreme heat in summer caused some crops to develop faster than usual. These crops had to be harvested early. As the hot and dry weather was followed by rain in northwestern Manitoba drying is taking longer here. In other parts of the country the rain also promtped a second growth period, which is now making harvesting difficult. Fresh new plants that are currently in bloom are spreading in between the ripe and dry plants. According

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