NEWS
Winter Weather Outlook - 3
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Tue Jan 7, 2014 06:45 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Even with North America experiencing some of the coldest weather in almost 20 years, there has been very little damage to the U.S. winter wheat crop.

The brunt of cold waves in December and early January did not plummet into the driest areas of the southwestern Plains. Locations in the Midwest soft red winter wheat areas, where the bone-chilling air masses focused their tracks, had wetter conditions and snow cover to lessen the potential for damage. For example, as much as a foot of snow fell in the Ohio Valley during the Jan. 4-5 weekend prior to ...

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