NEWS
Late-Summer Drought Unlikely
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Jul 18, 2014 02:46 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Midwest crops will continue with a favorable outlook during the rest of July through the month of August, according to weather and climate experts in the Midwest.

During a webinar on the late-summer forecast for the central U.S. climate region, South Dakota state climatologist Dennis Todey said despite some flooding in the northern U.S. and severe weather damage during June and early July, weather conditions are promising for crops going through their reproductive pollination phases (corn) and blooming cycles (soybeans).

"Agriculture is in generally good shape," Todey said. "There are pockets of wetness and delayed development, but ...

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