NEWS
South American Weather Comments
Mike Palmerino Telvent DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Tue Oct 22, 2013 02:44 PM CDT

As we are now entering the last 10 days of October a few comments can be made about the beginning of the main growing season in South America,

It appears that ENSO neutral conditions will dominate through the growing season. No signs of either an El Nino or La Nina developing. Therefore we do not have the luxury this year of skewing our weather outlooks in either direction. This makes seasonal outlooks more difficult than usual.

We can make some observations about the weather patterns during the past 30 days. In Brazil the tendency has been towards a slower than normal ...

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