NEWS
Midsummer Weather Outlook - 1
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Tue Jul 1, 2014 06:50 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The past two years have seen far different temperature trends for the Corn Belt. In 2012, record heat and drought withered crops. In 2013, a very cool pattern was dominant. So far, indications are that July 2014 will be closer to last year, and corn yield prospects in record-level categories are being discussed as a result.

"The (corn) crop condition rating June 22 rates as one of the best ever for this time of year," said DTN Contributing Analyst Joel Karlin. "This helps cement trade ideas that the USDA's 165.3 bushel-per-acre yield projection is on track and ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
Daily Export Grain News
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Rain for Delta, Southwest US Thursday
Rain in Southern Plains Thursday
Market Impact Weather
Flooding Possible Wed. South, Southwest
Rain Wed. in Southern, Western Plains
General Mills Climate Change Policy