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 ...

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