NEWS
Mike Palmerino Telvent DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Mon Jul 15, 2013 01:16 PM CDT

After the cool and wet spring which caused planting and development issues in the Midwest, the turn to more summery weather has been welcome by most producers. Increased growing degree days have been beneficial to improving corn development. Adequate to suplus soil moisture in both the subsoil and topsoil this spring has allowed crops to flourish despite the recent turn to drier weather, especially in parts of the western Corn Belt. And, extreme heat which has impacted the southern Plains and Texas shows no signs of moving into the Midwest.

Overall, weather patterns continue to look favorable for corn and soybeans in the ...

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