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Castor, AB

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Castor, AB

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Feels like -6°C
  • Wind NNW 10.8km/h
  • Dewpoint -3°C
  • Humidity 95%
  • Pressure N/A


Tonight: -4°C

Outlook for today


10% chance of precipitation


High: -2°C Low: -3°C

Up to 1.5mm precipitation

PRECIPITATION AND WIND Full hourly forecast ›

1.5mm20% chance
H -2°C L -3°C

NNW NNW 11km/h

0.8mm10% chance
H -3°C L -4°C

NW NW 7km/h

0.5mm5% chance
H -3°C L -4°C

NNW NNW 11km/h

0.6mm5% chance
H -1°C L -2°C

NNE NNE 18km/h

DAILY FORECAST Full 10-day forecast ›


H -2°C L -6°C


H -3°C L -7°C


H 1°C L -6°C


H 0°C L -5°C


H 1°C L -1°C

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Cooler spell prevails over Prairies

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Much of the Prairies outside the Peace region kept relatively cool Thursday, as highs hit -6 C around Red Deer, Portage la Prairie, North Battleford, Winkler, Strathmore, Humboldt and Vegreville, -4 C around Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina, Weyburn, Dauphin, Melfort and Hanna, -2 C around Edmonton, Winnipeg and Virden, 0 C […]

Oh, snow

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Thanks to a late winter snowstorm, the equivalent of 25 to 40 mm of precipitation fell on eastern Saskatchewan in early March. The moisture was a welcome relief for farmers in the region, who had rock hard soil last fall and were worried about seeding into parched fields this spring. Unfortunately, the 25 to 50 […] Read more

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New forecast promises normal precipitation

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Runoff risk rises in Sask. after recent snowfalls

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Argentina’s soybean season ‘dead’

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Late-season snowstorm brings Prairies moisture

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CNS Canada — After a winter spent waiting for snow, farmers across the southern Prairies were happy when the forecast was right and Western Canada received a late winter snowstorm. “We’ve heard moisture’s coming before and it doesn’t show up or it goes around us. So when it started snowing […]

Ag News

Sustainable beef pilot passes first-quarter mark

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U.S. grains: Wheat drops on forecast for rains

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Chicago | Reuters — Chicago wheat futures dropped to a 2-1/2-week low on Friday on outlooks for rains by this weekend that should alleviate stress on some crops in the parched U.S. Plains growing region, traders said. CBOT May contract wheat settled down 11 cents at $4.67-3/4 per bushel, bringing […]

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The post Deadly listeria could herald tighter food safety rules in South Africa appeared first on The Western Producer.

Canola settles with small gains

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Canola, soybeans settle higher

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Winnipeg (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were stronger on Thursday, as gains in the Chicago Board of Trade soy complex and weakness in the Canadian dollar provided support. The Canadian dollar fell sharply relative to its U.S. counterpart, losing roughly half a cent to trade at its weakest levels in nine months. […] Read more

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