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Weather for 2018? Expect the Unexpected!

1:00 pm Thursday, January 18

FCC Theatre



If there’s one thing a prairie growing season can teach us, it’s to expect the unexpected! This statement is usually followed by a string of bad news that has afflicted crops – floods, droughts, heat waves, frost, hail, disease… The 2017 growing season proved to be different. Despite being one of the driest on record, yields turned out to be much higher than expected. Quality was excellent. So, what does this mean for next year? Does it mean anything? Will Mother Nature seek her vengeance? This presentation will take a look at where we are now and provide a glimpse of what to expect for weather next growing season.