NEWS
Weather Slows Crop Growth
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Aug 1, 2013 09:44 AM CDT

Favorable weather conditions during most of June and July across Western Canada allowed crops to catch up after a late spring planting season plagued by low temperatures and late-season snow. While all seems well, we are now seeing some potential snags in what has been a pretty good summer growing season.

The upper level blocking pattern that brought some of the heavy snow and low temperatures from late in the winter and well into the spring has begun to reappear across North America. Despite being the time of year when subtropical ridges normally will dominate, we are seeing weather patterns ...

Quick View
  • Dodge Down Corn Conditions have been right for stalk rot and ear molds in corn in many parts of the Midwest this ...
  • Cows That Last If you've priced replacement heifers lately, or even just added up all the costs of raising your ...
  • Chrysler: What's New for 2015 Here's something you don't want to do at a media event for seasoned automotive journalists from a...
  • Farm Investors Welcome Why own farms when you can own shares in a farmland pool? The advent of agriculture's first real ...
  • Rents Resist Price Relief Growers in bellwether corn states expect to make money on bushels -- not price -- in 2014, farm m...
  • GE Critics Range as Skeptics An ad-hoc committee of 18 scientists is tasked by the National Research Council with examining th...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl helps readers wrestle with reality of health insurance costs, congressional inacti...
  • Ag Innovation Showcase At the sixth annual Ag Innovation Showcase in St. Louis this week, start-ups in search of investo...
  • Ask the Vet At what age should a cow be culled?
Related News Stories
Some Showers in Cent. Plains Tuesday
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Big Yield Forecast In College Model
Daily Export Grain News
Market Impact Weather
Dry, Mild Monday in U.S. and Canada
Climate Change Echo In Farm Policy
Weekend Rain in Several Spots
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages