Back to

Walter Dyck's Crop Reports

November 8, 2018

The mustard harvest of 2018 finally wrapped up last week!  Other than some drying to reduce seed moisture the mustard is suited for storage and ready for shipment. Since my last report in late September, growers were very fortunate the weather warmed and the snow/rain ceased right through last week. This week looks and feels… Read More

September 21, 2018

After a great start in August, the mustard harvest continues but has slowed significantly. The weather the past few weeks has been mainly cool and damp. The forecast looks to improve next week as cloudy skies hopefully give way to sun. Temperatures may continue to be lower than normal but hopefully will not affect the… Read More

August 15, 2018

In late July I toured Canadian mustard fields.  The overall impression of the crops is mostly fair or below average in Saskatchewan, and better than average in Alberta. Reports from North Dakota, Manitoba and Montana suggest mustard crops are, at best, mostly good. All growing areas will be quite variable in yield due to the… Read More