Seeding continues across southwestern Manitoba with producers at varying levels of completion with their spring seeding operations.

Bill Campbell runs a mixed farming operation north of Minto. He started seeding late last week.

“Typically for a mixed farm we are just a little bit behind but we are getting there. We’ve been doing some field work and preparation work. I always believe its better to be ready and then go ahead rather than going ahead and finding out you aren't ready.”

Campbell says things look pretty good but there’s no doubt a rain is needed.

“We are concerned about the drought like conditions but that can end in a 24 hour period. We are concerned about commodity prices but being farmers we put the seed into the ground and we do the best we can and march on from there.”

Rain is in the forecast for later in the week.

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