NEWS
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Wed Jul 24, 2013 05:52 AM CDT

The temperature trend for pollinating corn and blooming to pod-setting soybeans is certainly favorable in the Midwest here in late July. As this entry is being written, forecast highs are in the 70s to 80s across the Midwest and the northern half of the Plains, with 90s in the southern Plains forecast. This range is most favorable to crops, especially corn, with more than half the U.S. corn crop (53 pct) still needing to reach the silking stage as of the U.S. weekly crop progress report Monday July 22.

That milder temperature trend continues through the next week or so, ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Herd Booster In 1935, in an effort to help ranchers hit hard by the Dust Bowl, the U.S. government bought 547 ...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Taxlink by Andy Biebl What farmers consider a hedge may be speculation in the eyes of IRS -- and that significantly alt...
  • Woodbury: Family Business Matters Consider whether you want your legacy to be measured by the size of your bank account, your inves...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
Related News Stories
N.Plains, Midwest to See Weekend Rain
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Daily Export Grain News
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages
Rain Friday in Central Plains
Rain and Chill Arrives for Canada
Scattered T-Storms Friday
Market Impact Weather
Rain Thursday in Northern Midwest Areas