NEWS
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:36 AM CDT

We are paying close attention to the chance for frost or freeze conditions to develop during the next week in the Argentina wheat areas of southern Buenos Aires and La Pampa provinces. This feature is by no means a certainty, but it is certainly noteworthy for several reasons:

1) The most seasonally-important feature is that wheat is going into its final reproductive stages. Mid-October in the southern hemisphere is the same as mid-April in Kansas. And, we know how a freeze in mid-April can harm wheat in the Plains.

2) Argentina's wheat crop estimate was lowered this week by the ...

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