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Killing frost last night.

SASKFARMER3's Avatar Sep 5, 2018 | 06:34 1 Frost last night min 2reginz since three. PA was frost for over 7 hours.

For our area late seeded green feed done. Late seeded canola hit hard.

Field outside Balgonie green canola not good.

For most in our area this will cure all wheat and it will be dry now.

What did others get? Reply With Quote
SASKFARMER3's Avatar Sep 5, 2018 | 06:40 2

Lakes are steaming this morning! Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 06:45 3 Not to good Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 06:49 4 Virtually all of Northern Sask got er , not a cold hard frost but a long one . Like you said 6-7 hrs at least .
But it is September, and it’s not unusual for here.
Soybean plants are stiff right now Reply With Quote
SASKFARMER3's Avatar Sep 5, 2018 | 06:51 5 I think our areas is sept 10 Reply With Quote
fjlip's Avatar Sep 5, 2018 | 06:51 6 Min reading thermo says -0.3, usually reads 2 degrees high. So how is the standing straight cut canola going to look in two days? Some have NO swather if it will shatter pods. The green second growth can all be graded FROST #3. Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 06:53 7 same here , checking dryer at 10 last night , was only plus 1 then , garden is flat
grow 18 officially over .
we lost some reseeded borage and the dockage takers will have a heyday in seed alfalfa , second cut dehy alfalfa no good I guess either
millions of acres of canola will be toast this morning
went from nipawin to P.A. a while ago , canola was three weeks behind
you're going to have to lower your canola yield forecast for prairies
oh wait , maybe the experts will tell us it's good for canola , brings it in early Reply With Quote
SASKFARMER3's Avatar Sep 5, 2018 | 06:57 8 Those experts look more foolish each day.

Alberta late crops? Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:02 9 From what I saw in green crops the other day and I was really surprised how much there was this is a major major loss to farmers. You re going to have some farmers in pockets wiped out but mainly I think this will be one of those years where your at your crap insurance level but lost all that potential which again will show how useless that program is.
CAnt hardly wait for the fight on grades now also.

People will be talking canola and they better now. But crops like canary flax from what I saw big loss in yield. Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:03 10 From what I saw in green crops the other day and I was really surprised how much there was this is a major major loss to farmers. You re going to have some farmers in pockets wiped out but mainly I think this will be one of those years where your at your crap insurance level but lost all that potential which again will show how useless that program is.
CAnt hardly wait for the fight on grades now also.

People will be talking canola and they better now. But crops like canary flax from what I saw big loss in yield. Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:04 11 Here south of regina it skated around zero to -2 for a few hrs. There are some guys with greenish canola stands yet waiting for chemical to work. Frost works, one way or another. Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:06 12
Quote Originally Posted by the big wheel View Post
People will be talking canola and they better now. But crops like canary flax from what I saw big loss in yield.
Thats why I seed flax first now. I was either flirting with frost every year or combining in mid oct. Flax will be ready to go in about 3 weeks now. Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:06 13
Quote Originally Posted by the big wheel View Post
From what I saw in green crops the other day and I was really surprised how much there was this is a major major loss to farmers. You re going to have some farmers in pockets wiped out but mainly I think this will be one of those years where your at your crap insurance level but lost all that potential which again will show how useless that program is.
CAnt hardly wait for the fight on grades now also.

People will be talking canola and they better now. But crops like canary flax from what I saw big loss in yield.
frost doesn't usually hurt canary in our experience Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:10 14 Freezing temps here most of the night. Thermometer still reading minus 0.7 at 7a.m. Most crops are past being hurt but one producer with a bunch of late seeded and reseeded canola will be toast for sure. Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:11 15
Quote Originally Posted by caseih View Post
frost doesn't usually hurt canary in our experience
There is a certain point where it will and won't at grass green it will. Not to mention all the tillers that take longer will be gone.
Had a 50 stand years ago yielded 3 bushels with that august frost. Crops here 3 weeks behind. Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:22 16 A lot of canola standing in our area to be straight cut this year. None of it combined yet because of the many pockets and edges, be it drowned out or headlands that are still greenish(just ready for the swather, but weeks away from straight cutting.

It will be a tough job cutting around all those spots this year, and if you don't, expect to have all your canola down graded do to green count.

Will this frost affect pod shatter strength? Reply With Quote
ajl
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:24 17 Frost in the Vegreville area but nothing further west. Official -1 but that means -3 in low lying areas. A few fields will be hurt but most crops that matter are past the frost risk stage. Feed barley and feed wheat, which is all non high protein hrs, will still be feed. Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:26 18 yield booster Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:27 19 Oh ya, all soybeans in the area still have green pods, and most all of their leaves, although turning colour?
I have no experience with soybeans and frost, what can I expect?

Besides small or shriveled seeds, will there be discoloured seeds? Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:28 20 Pod shatter varieties will be effected some , but be more concerned about pod drop now if it was on the green side last night . I have seen pod drop be far worse than pod shatter after a long frost like that Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:36 21 Furrow

Now do I worry about the soybeans. ? Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:50 22
Quote Originally Posted by bucket View Post
Furrow

Now do I worry about the soybeans. ?
There will be lost yield if you did not have leaf drop already . Ours will be hit . Most likely lose the top 30% of the pods . There will also be some seed damaged like green in canola . They have to look pretty bad to lose grade from a 1 to a 2 .
But we have not seen a long frost in the past 4 years we have been growing them so not sure what to expect. The early 000 beans we have wil be fine . They are mostly defoliate already and mostly mature . Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 07:54 23 Soybean growers can expect small green seed, we stopped growing them after having them freeze quite a few years back. It was -4 at 2:30am south of Wadena. We have some late canola seeded June 10 still grass green, it will be toast. Canola crushers will be adjusting basis today hoping to suck in a few more cheap buys before the $hit hits the fan. Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 08:12 24 Any forecast indicating this frost will move into the Midwest for tonight? Their crops are late, but great, any chance of damage there? Reply With Quote
Partners's Avatar Sep 5, 2018 | 08:13 25 Bunge rep says 90 percent canola in the swath..no big deal.. Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 08:19 26
Quote Originally Posted by Partners View Post
Bunge rep says 90 percent canola in the swath..no big deal..
Sure not the case north or west of here Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 08:24 27 Minustemps for several hours here. Odd late canola will suffer, maybe ten per cent of acreage? Most is going to be ok. Earliest hard frost in many years here. Far more usual than the last 14 years. We are in a first week to the tenth of September historic frost area. Good thing it was drier and warm, so that crops were ahead. Otherwise this one woulda been a disaster for this area.

Fireplace going hard this morning! Best wishes to those who are affected badly. Personally, I think I am ok, time will tell. Might have some discoloured flax, and a field of lighter oats. Reply With Quote
Sep 5, 2018 | 08:31 28 Phone is lighting up with 'Canola Specials' alerts. Wont help the neighbours entire canola crop its a write off. I knocked ours down Saturday because of the forecast. Should be ok in the swath I hope. Was -3 for many hours. On Saturday Enviro Canada predicted 0, Weather Network +2, and accuweather -2. Accuweather for the win. Reply With Quote
SASKFARMER3's Avatar Sep 5, 2018 | 08:40 29 Yea the crushers and grain companies have it figured out today there will be reports very little damage at all have a great day.

Basis pus 2.00z



It’s a scam in a country with no real reporting mechanism except every thug is great mentality.

Frost on windows.

We grew soy and you win one usually first so then you add extra acres and get wiped next then try a few do ok then a few more ok then lots and get wiped again finally after a long trial and love growing them they look so awsome you give up. Reply With Quote
SASKFARMER3's Avatar Sep 5, 2018 | 08:42 30 Thank bungie rep is reason farmers get F$&ked.

Idiots like that that know jack shit.

But they know one thing screwing farmers. Reply With Quote