NEWS
Big Corn Crop Expected With El Nino
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:00 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. corn growers could see a bumper crop this year thanks to warm waters in the Pacific Ocean.

Pacific Ocean forecasts from almost every international weather agency, including the U.S. Climate Prediction Center and the Australia Bureau of Meteorology, call for a weak-to-moderate El Nino to be in effect either from now, or by June at the latest, through November. This timespan covers the entire Northern Hemisphere summer.

El Nino describes the state of affairs when equator-region Pacific Ocean sea surface temperatures reach sustained levels of 1 degree or more Celsius (2 degrees Fahrenheit) above average, and ...

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