NEWS
Some Weather and Crop Comments
Mike Palmerino Telvent DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Tue Apr 29, 2014 08:00 AM CDT

Despite the fact that good corn planting progress was made last week in the southern US and even into the southern Midwest including central Illinois, it is obvious with the latest national corn planting number at only 19 percent that the vast majority of the crop is grown in the northern Midwest along and north of Interstate 80. This region continues to suffer with episodes of cool wet weather and cool soil temperatures severely limiting any plantiing in the northern Midwest and most fieldwork in the northern Plains. It looks like the general weather patterns that have allowed this situation ...

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