Warmth Helps Prairie Harvest
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Oct 23, 2014 12:55 PM CDT

El Nino is not officially in place according to the government, but we have seen many of the attributes of El Nino show their face across North and South America during the recent weeks. A couple such attributes are the warmth and mostly dry weather that the Canadian crop region has enjoyed since the mid-September burst of wintry weather.

The main jet stream has been traveling in from the Pacific Ocean across central latitudes of Canada allowing for relatively mild Pacific air to push over the Rockies and downslope across the Prairies. The lack of an upper level ridge across ...

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