Monthly archive for January 2017

COMMENTARY 1/13/17

DO YOUR PART ~ Prevent broken hips – STAY OFF THE ICE. St Louis river level STEADY ~ at 6.8′ and forecast 7.2‘ by 1/18.   CORN UNCHANGED Carried into the green by beans thoughts of acres lost Argentina acres despite a fundamentally bearish outlook for futures.  Weekend weather outlook for Argentina is calling for another 1”-4” […]

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COMMENTARY 1/12/17

Stormy for the next 10 days in Brazil, especially the N where first crop yc/ysb would benefit from rain.  Goias, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, and Bahia have been pretty dry the last few weeks.  Argentina continues to stay wet.  Here in  the US, the big ice storm prepares to bear down on KS […]

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COMMENTARY 1/11/17

In Brazil and Paraguay, cool fronts move N causing more showers over the next 10 days.  SE of Mato Grosso should get the heaviest accums of up to 5″. Bahia should get a chance at some rain finally by the end of the week.  S Argentina is still dry […]

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COMMENTARY 1/10/17

 In Brazil and Paraguay, cool fronts move N causing more showers over the next 10 days.  SE of Mato Grosso should get the heaviest accums of up to 5″. Bahia should get a chance at some rain finally by the end of the week.  S Argentina is still dry […]

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COMMENTARY 1/9/17

Argentina is expecting more storms to the N and drier to the S.  Widespread rain, too, will affect Brazil and Paraguay through next week, but heavy totals are not expected for the dry, dry Bahia.  In the US, heavy accums are expected for the Central portion which COULD end the current drought for the HRW areas in […]

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COMMENTARY 1/6/17

In Argentina, occasional showers for the next 10 days, mostly in the already wet N where planting is not done.  Big accum totals of 2″ – 5″ are expected.  Another 1″-3″ is expected in the wet Central portions, including areas that have gotten over 10″ the last two weeks! St Louis river level DROPPING ~ at 8.4′ and forecast 7.5‘ […]

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COMMENTARY 1/5/2017

Heavy rain affected N Argentina yesterday, but missed much of the REALLY wet areas. In Brazil, Bahia was still hot/dry with temps in mid-90s, but there were scattered showers S and W.  Some 71% of corn (52% of late corn) and 84% of beans are planted in Argentina.  The far N and […]

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COMMENTARY 1/4/17

No changes to forecast for NE Brazil .  Heavy storms for the already wet areas of Buenos Aires and Entre Rios-Buenos Aires. More storms are expected over the next 5 days for Argentina, S Brazil, and Paraguay now through next week.   The 2 week accums have now exceeded 6″ and another 3.00″ to 6.00″ is likely! […]

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COMMENTARY 1/3/17

SA has too much rain after the lomg weekend.  Heavy storms the already wet areas of Buenos Aires and Entre Rios-Buenos Aires. More storms are expected over the next 5 days for Argentina, S Brazil, and Paraguay and again next week.   The 2 week accums have now exceeded 6″ and another 3.00″ to […]

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