NEWS
Harrington's Sort and Cull
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Jul 17, 2015 02:58 PM CDT

While it didn't cause me to turn off the air conditioner or stop wearing industrial deodorant, I was at least momentarily cheered by the 30-day forecast issued by the NWS earlier this week. This conclave of scientists, witchdoctors and zombie futurists is calling for a perfect late-summer combination of below-normal temps and above-normal precip for most of the Central Plains and Western Corn Belt.

Would I take it to the bank? Maybe bundled in a deposit slip with confederate script and bitcoins.

Granted, longer-term weather forecasting can't exactly claim an all-star batting average. But the 30-day swing is probably reliable ...

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