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Wetter, stormier weather returns to the Heartland

Across the Corn Belt, a wetter pattern is becoming established, following a brief period of dry weather that allowed some corn and soybean planting to take place in drier and better-drained areas. Currently, showers and thunderstorms stretch from the Dakotas to Ohio. In addition, much cooler air is overspreading the northern Corn Belt. On the…read more »

More rain coming

An agriculture meteorologist says a significant wet weather pattern is going to make it even more challenging for farmers to get caught up on planting. “Especially right now, it looks like acrossread more »

More wet, stormy weather ahead for the Heartland

A low-pressure system over the central High Plains will drift northeastward, reaching the Great Lakes region by Sunday A new storm system will arrive in the West during the weekend and intensify across the central Plains early next week. The active pattern will result in a multi-day severe weather outbreak across portions of the Plains,…read more »

Corn farmers need more than a penny

The Trump administration has announced a new trade mitigation program. John Torres, the government and industry affairs director with the Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association, says while they’re appreciative, farmers would prefer to restore market activity between the U.S. and foreign trading partners. “At the end of the day farmers need access to open…read more »