NEWS
Midsummer Weather Outlook - 2
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Thu Jul 2, 2015 06:47 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- In the world of ag market truisms, one of the most widely-quoted is this: Soybeans do not like wet feet. While some other sayings may have more to do with rhyme than reason, the soybean proverb has a solid botanical focus. Root rot and lack of nitrogen fixation can cause poor plant development and plant death after only a few days. The issue, of course, is that many soybean fields in the southern and eastern Midwest have been in this "water, water everywhere" calamity for more than two weeks.

The wet stress is taking its toll. The ...

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