Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Jun 26, 2015 01:37 PM CDT

Warranted or not, there has been trade talk this week about the heavy rains and flooding in the southern and eastern Corn Belt --associated acreage and crop condition effect--and subsequent references to the last time rain compromised crop conditions so late in the season, 1993.

In looking at the two seasons, it's very apparent that the brunt of the 1993 flood year's crop impact was borne byIowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Back then, for the week ending June 27, 1993, Iowa's good to excellent corn rating total amounted to just 34 percent. Minnesota's corn rating that week was even lower, at ...

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