NEWS
Fall Drought Outlook "Uncertain"
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Thu Sep 19, 2013 03:38 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Following a spring and summer that saw conditions change from very wet to very dry in much of the Midwest, any big improvement in those drought conditions is unlikely. That's the takeaway message from a NOAA Central Region Drought Outlook webinar Thursday.

USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey noted that, following a resurgence of drought in "a good chunk of the Corn Belt," as of mid-September, more than 50% of the U.S. corn area is now experiencing drought, with drought coverage in corn-growing sectors as high as 92% in Minnesota. Corn area in drought had a low of 17% ...

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