NEWS
Late-Winter Weather - 2
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Tue Jan 6, 2015 07:18 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- With the primary driver of the weather forecast for the first part of the 2015 year being a weak El Nino pattern in the Pacific Ocean, attention during January will to some extent, focus on corresponding crop performance.

El Nino, where the equatorial Pacific Ocean off the South American coast has consistently above-normal temperatures, is expected to decline to a neutral phase by late spring or early summer. If that scenario pans out, there may be favorable growing conditions in many primary crop areas.

The previously-described scenario summarizes how weather has been in comparable years to what ...

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