Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Dec 12, 2014 02:24 PM CST

El Nino may be flexing its weather influence in the Far West, but the impact has not made it to the southwestern Plains wheat areas as yet. Using the National Weather Service "water year" precipitation period as a guide, wheat country in Oklahoma and Texas is more than one drink shy of average. (The "water year" runs from October 1 to October 1) So far this 2014-15 water year, we are seeing precipitation percentage totals for the southwestern Plains in the range of 50 to 75 percent below average. That's pretty dry, and it's likely been one reason why the ...

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