NEWS
Midsummer Weather Outlook - 3
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Jun 28, 2013 06:51 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The state of Missouri is not technically part of the Plains hard red winter wheat belt. But an upper-atmosphere pattern change in February that broke the drought of 2012 in Missouri also brought some good moisture to an area from central Texas to north-central Kansas -- and improved winter wheat prospects as well.

"There were three major storms at the end of February with a lot of precipitation -- heavy snow, and not much of a frost line," said Missouri State Climatologist Pat Guinan.

Wheat harvest in the U.S. Southern Plains began late due to slow development ...

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