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Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:17 AM CST

Precipitation Jan 1 through Friday Feb 8, as tallied by colleague Joel Burgio, shows a big discrepancy between the Eastern and Western Corn Belts. We have been saying for quite some time that the Eastern Corn Belt had a better chance of post-Drought 2012 recovery, and the first few weeks of 2013 are bearing that out.

Here are the totals--first for the Western Corn Belt:

State Avg Jan 1-Feb 8 Normal Pct of Normal

Minn .75 .97 76

Iowa 1.28 1.35 88

Nebr .33 .90 36

Mo 2.81 1.88 147

SDak .44 .71 63

Area 1.11 1.18 81

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