Hi everyone, A somewhat shorter agronomy update today…just to get everyone up to speed. It’s been a week of broken weather, with variable rainfall across the province and more rain forecast for tomorrow.  Temperatures are forecast to go up starting this weekend with a bit more sun,...

Hi everyone, After hot and muggy weather last week, we’ve moved into a lower humidity trend with cooler night-time temperatures.  While this has made it much easier to sleep at night (temperature-wise)…it changes the story on fungal diseases a bit.  We’ll delve into that a little...

Hi everyone.  It’s been largely a hot and sunny week in PEI after a wet weekend last weekend.  Some areas of the province received more than 100 mm of rain last weekend, while others got very little.  The same goes for last night.  There was...

Hi everyone, Another hot, muggy week in PEI.  In looking at weather data, it looks like just about all parts of the province have had ~35 mm of rain in the last 10 days, with a little more in West Prince (closer to 50 mm).  Most...

Hi everyone.  Another muggy week in PEI.  Lots of reports now of drowned-out spots in the low areas of fields across the province.  As a few growers have remarked…better to have those spots be drowned out now than in September.  There are larger drown-out issues...

Hi everyone, Finally, some sun and warmth to dry up some of the moisture we got last weekend.  I’m sure everyone is well aware of how much rain we got, but it seemed to range mostly between 60 and 85 mm of rain from Sunday to...

Hi everyone.  We’re into another week of broken weather, with some parts of the Island (ie. West Prince) getting a bunch of extra rainfall over the weekend and early this week, while others are just getting a few isolated showers. I’ve been checking in with growers...

Hi everyone, It was another cool and damp weekend in PEI, and I know that folks are working hard to get hilling and weed management looked after.  Emergence has been slow, but a lot of fields are fully emerged now.  After a very dry April and...