The August 25th crop update from Thompsons indicates that harvest in Ontario has started primarily due to very favourable weather.
Yields are expected to be average.
The report covers crop conditions and rate of harvest in Michigan and Manitoba.
For the full report and colour pictures click here.
[Editor’s Note: Driving along a gravel side road in Ontario’s bean country yesterday this writer found a field of white beans on the east side with 70+% leaf drop and mature beans in the pod that were hard to bite in half, while on the west side that field of beans was still as green as grass.]