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Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Wed Sep 2, 2015 09:11 AM CDT

A look at soil moisture at the end of the meteorological summer season -- the end of August -- shows a very mixed message. Analysis by NOAA notes that the ranking of soil moisture levels for the end of August has almost the entire central U.S. ranked in either the top half or the top third relative to historical averages. So -- that's a pretty healthy shot of moisture -- right?

Well, not so fast on that assumption. (Many of you know where this is going.) Reviewing the change in soil moisture levels during the past full month puts a ...

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