Rain, Wind, Hail Take Toll
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Tue Jun 17, 2014 03:16 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn and bean fields nationwide, on average, are looking good according to USDA's latest crop progress ratings. Seventy-six percent of the corn is rated good to excellent and 73% of the soybeans are in that category.

But for individual fields, farms and towns, the story might be different. Many areas are dealing with standing water in fields, hail damage, and wind damage -- the trifecta of severe weather.

In south-central Minnesota, Monday brought hail and tornadoes. Mark Nowak of Wells wrote DTN: "As predicted, the gut of the storm rolled down I-90 in south-central Minnesota yesterday afternoon ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
Rain Friday will be Minimal, Scattered
DTN Ag Weather Brief
El Nino Aids Western Canada Harvest
Ag Weather Forum
Ag Weather Forum
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages
U.S., Canada Mostly Dry Thursday
Thursday Mostly Dry
Most Areas Dry Wednesday