NEWS
Market Impact Weather
Scott R. Kemper DTN Associate Editor
Thu May 15, 2014 09:06 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Continued rain in the eastern Midwest and continued drought conditions in the Southern Plains are primary weather items for the attention of Thursday's commodity trade.

WESTERN MIDWEST TO SEE LIGHT RAIN IN SPOTS

Light rain with locally heavier rain through eastern Iowa and northeast Missouri today and tonight. Light rain or drizzle may linger in these areas early Friday, dry later Friday.

Mostly dry Saturday for the western Midwest. Temperatures average well below normal during this period.

These conditions will be beneficial for field work.

RAIN FOR EASTERN MIDWEST

The eastern Midwest will see some scattered light ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Herd Booster In 1935, in an effort to help ranchers hit hard by the Dust Bowl, the U.S. government bought 547 ...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Taxlink by Andy Biebl What farmers consider a hedge may be speculation in the eyes of IRS -- and that significantly alt...
  • Woodbury: Family Business Matters Consider whether you want your legacy to be measured by the size of your bank account, your inves...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
Related News Stories
N.Plains, Midwest to See Weekend Rain
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Daily Export Grain News
NWS River Stages
Rain Friday in Central Plains
Rain and Chill Arrives for Canada
Scattered T-Storms Friday
Rain Thursday in Northern Midwest Areas
More Rain Thursday in NP, Midwest
Rain in Northern Areas Wednesday