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Scott R. Kemper DTN Associate Editor
Fri Feb 22, 2013 09:08 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Plains snowstorm stress for livestock; more soil-moisture relief needed for Plains, western Midwest; eastern Midwest snow boost for wheat; and South America conditions mostly dry are items for the attention of Friday's commodity market.

Central/Southern Plains Livestock Stress

Heavy snow, freezing rain and lower temperatures have increased stress to livestock in the southwest plains during the past couple of days. Areas of Kansas got up to 17 inches of snow. Conditions will improve during the weekend. Moisture associated with the snow and rain will help recharge soil moisture somewhat, but much more is still needed, especially in ...

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