NEWS
Weather Blog
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Apr 4, 2013 11:12 AM CDT

The weather has seemed to have forgotten that the calendar has changed from winter to spring during recent weeks and continues to deposit more snow across the crop regions of the Canadian Prairies. Not only have winter snow totals gotten very high, snow depths and the water stored in the snow on the ground have become high. The snow stored in the snow cover is known as snow water equivalent or SWE.

SWE is important to know during this time of year to help determine flood potential. During the winter and early spring, snow continues to build up on the ...

Quick View
  • Dodge Down Corn Conditions have been right for stalk rot and ear molds in corn in many parts of the Midwest this ...
  • Cows That Last If you've priced replacement heifers lately, or even just added up all the costs of raising your ...
  • Chrysler: What's New for 2015 Here's something you don't want to do at a media event for seasoned automotive journalists from a...
  • Farm Investors Welcome Why own farms when you can own shares in a farmland pool? The advent of agriculture's first real ...
  • Rents Resist Price Relief Growers in bellwether corn states expect to make money on bushels -- not price -- in 2014, farm m...
  • GE Critics Range as Skeptics An ad-hoc committee of 18 scientists is tasked by the National Research Council with examining th...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl helps readers wrestle with reality of health insurance costs, congressional inacti...
  • Ag Innovation Showcase At the sixth annual Ag Innovation Showcase in St. Louis this week, start-ups in search of investo...
  • Ask the Vet At what age should a cow be culled?
Related News Stories
Some Showers in Cent. Plains Tuesday
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Big Yield Forecast In College Model
Daily Export Grain News
Market Impact Weather
Dry, Mild Monday in U.S. and Canada
Climate Change Echo In Farm Policy
Weekend Rain in Several Spots
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages