NEWS
Market Impact Weather
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Thu Jan 2, 2014 09:06 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Bitter cold conditions in the Midwest and a beneficial round of rain are the primary weather items for the commodity trade's attention Thursday.

BITTER COLD IN MIDWEST

The DTN ag weather forecast calls for episodes of below- to much-below-normal temperatures to maintain high feed usage for Midwest livestock. Snow in south and east areas may mean transportation concerns Thursday, but conditions improve Friday.

POSSIBLE SOUTHERN PLAINS COLD SNAP

The well-established Southern Plains wheat crop is now dormant and will remain so. However, powerful Arctic-origin high pressure needs to be watched as it has the potential ...

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