NEWS
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Dec 19, 2014 03:58 PM CST

There is not much of a lag from one crop season to the next. Judging from the conversations I've been in with farmers recently, I get the idea that for U.S. weather, there is about a four-week lag time -- basically, the month of November -- until the questions switch from "What's the winter going to be like?" to "How does it look for next year?"

In that regard, the primary driver of the forecast is a weak El Nino pattern in the Pacific Ocean during the rest of the 2014-15 winter and through most of the spring season in ...

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