NEWS
Late Winter Outlook
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:42 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- In about 75 days, farmers will deploy their corn planters to begin the central U.S. 2013 row-crop season.

However, following last year's drought -- the most extensive in the U.S. since the mid-1950s -- producers across the Corn Belt are nervous about what soil moisture those new seeds will encounter.

The corn market also is full of nervous anticipation. "Traders will take note of precipitation across the U.S. Midwest over the course of the winter, given the dry soil conditions at the end of last fall," said DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom. "This should continue to be ...

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