Monthly archive for November 2014

COMMENTARY 11/28/14

For U.S. agricultural areas, mild and mainly dry weather continues for 7-10 days. Argentina was mostly dry the past couple of days, as well as southern Brazil while few showers were noted north. Rainfall the next 7-10 days should be near normal in both Argentina and Brazil, keeping […]

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COMMENTARY 11/26/14

 For U.S. agricultural areas, mild and mainly dry weather continues for 7-10 days.  In South America, Argentina received 1/3 to 1” in the North.  Argentina should see close to normal precip for the next ten days which should facilitate row crop planting as well as wheat harvest activity. Brazil received […]

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COMMENTARY 11/25/14

The U.S. cattle and HRW areas will be mainly dry and mild/very mild the next 7-10 days.  In South America, storms should keep the primary grain and oilseed areas of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay moist to wet over the next 10 days.  The Center-West and Southeast areas of Brazil could also […]

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COMMENTARY 11/24/14

Scattered t-storms moved across South Argentina over the last 12 hours, slowing field activities. Favorable soil moisture conditions are present for first-crop corn and soybean development for much of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay as most areas were wetter than usual over the last 30 days.Widespread coverage of […]

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COMMENTARY 11/21/14

The U.S. forecast has a strong system pulling sharply warm air north, developing heavy rains across SRW wheat areas of the Delta and eastern Corn Belt from tonight through Sunday night.  In South America, three fronts will trigger storms across Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay the next 10 days. Widespread, heavy […]

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COMENTARY 11/20/14

Cattle areas will remain favorably-dry through the next 7-10 days as systems by-pass the region, while rains and/or snow breaks the dry pattern for SRW wheat areas.  The majority, 89% of U.S. SRW wheat was drier than usual over the last 30 days.  A strong system breaks should […]

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COMMENTARY 11/19/14

The forecast continues for U.S. HRW areas to remain mostly dry with seasonable to mild temperature readings.  In South America, widespread above average precipitation for much of the 1st crop corn and soybean areas of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay for much of next week. St Louis river levels DROPPING at +6.4 […]

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COMMENTARY 11/18/14

The Plains will remain mostly dry and chilly through the next 7-10 days.  Widespread rain expected for the SRW wheat in the Delta and Eastern Corn Belt over the weekend.  In South America, a seasonable yet wetter pattern will affect much of the corn and bean areas in Argentina, […]

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COMMENTARY 11/17/14

St Louis river levels DROPPING at +6.6 ft  and forecast to be 5.1 by 11/22.  Mile Marker 632 – 635 CLOSED Fri 11/7 to daylight traffic for up to 14 days.  The Army Corps of Engineers is doing a matting project which was postponed until Dec but is now going forward.  This […]

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COMMENTARY 11/14/14

The Upper Miss will start closing early next week and the Mid Miss the following week (this is a week earlier than normal due to low water and the Polar Vortex.  As the export transportation pipeline shrinks, it stresses the lower system to perform. In South America, […]

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