NEWS
Thu Mar 13, 2014 02:38 PM CDT

All U.S. and Canadian Prairie crop regions were dry Thursday afternoon. Windy conditions developed in the southwestern Plains, adding to stressful dryness in hard red winter wheat areas while warming soils for spring row-crop planting. Temperatures ranged from the mid-teens in central Michigan to the upper 60s in southern Texas. Readings in the mid-60s were noted as far north as southern Nebraska. The milder trend allowed for planting progress in the southern crop areas.

Dry conditions will continue Friday along with generally mild temperatures north and very warm south. This combination will favor additional southern field work and northern snow ...

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