Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Thu Apr 2, 2015 03:08 PM CDT

A comment made its way around the ag social media platforms this week that made a few of us go "hmm". The comment went like this:

" El Nino summer has NEVER produced below trend line corn yields in the U.S."

Absolute comments are certainly worth checking out, and notably so in this case, just ahead of planting season. Of course, whether El Nino will actually still be around in a couple months is still up for conjecture. Nonetheless, let's dive into that posit. Does the presence of El Nino in the summer mean that U.S. corn yields are NEVER ...

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