Late-Winter Weather - 2
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Mon Feb 4, 2013 11:19 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- In these last few weeks of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, North America's major wheat regions have a sharp contrast in fortunes.

The northern regions have either adequate or improving moisture; east and southeast areas are adequate to surplus; and the north-central, central and southwest areas are very dry.

Meanwhile, parts of the Southern Plains are in their third-consecutive year of having some phase of drought.

"I've never seen a period this consistently dry in my career," said DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist Mike Palmerino about the Southern Plains' situation. "We had a brief round of moisture back ...

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