We bet you and your family have not been enjoying this wet, cool spring. Our grain farming families sure haven’t! Wet and cool weather in the spring means Ontario grains will be late getting planted as grain seeds cannot grow in wet or cold ground. In fact #plant2019 is one of the wettest springs many of our farmers have ever seen, we know this because we talk about the weather A LOT here at Good in Every Grain!Continue reading “#NoPlant 2019”
Summer 2018 was hot and dry across much of Ontario with many areas reporting below average rainfalls in the spring and summer.¬† That being said, the crops fared well over the summer with many of #YourFarmers hoping for high yields this fall.
Then the rains we missed this summer came.
This past week Ontario has seen some record breaking high temperatures. Over the Canada Day long weekend, many parts of Ontario were in heat warning areas with extreme heat and humidity levels. How did this heat wave affect the grain growing in the fields?
If you’re out driving past grain fields in the upcoming weeks, you may notice grain farmers walking their field and examining the plants. With most of the Ontario grain crop now planted, many farmers will be out keeping an eye out on their fields as the seedlings begin growing.