Commentary

COMMENTARY 5/11/18

Rather unstable for the Central US the next 10 days with potential for some widespread accum of 1”- 3” mainly focused on the NE Corn Belt. Most areas look to stay relatively dry for 5 to 7 days. CORN DOWN 5 Spill over pressure from beans.  On Mon, we’re expecting […]

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COMMENTARY 5/10/18

Still watching the weather!  There’s no shortage of fieldwork getting done or already done.  Most forecasts look similar to yest. CORN DOWN 1 Planting progress continues.  As for the S/D Report, the Old Crop carryout  was left unchanged at 2.182. New crop carry out was 1.682 vs 2.272 last […]

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COMMENTARY 5/9/18

 Overnight forecasts seem to move more to the N.  Let the fieldwork resume!  The US is looking at below normal temps in the N and mild temps in the S. This should encourage the formation of showers for the N from SD to NE.  Next week we have another shot at […]

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COMMENTARY 5/8/18

The US rain forecast got more complicated today with 1-2” of accum now likely for the N half of the Corn Belt between now and Sun with lesser amounts for the balance and mostly dry everywhere else.  IA has some more significant chances once we get into next week.  Heavy rain/flooding for areas […]

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COMMENTARY 5/7/18

We have three systems capable of making decent rain in the US across the N 2/3 with possibility of slowing planting.  Additional looks possible for next week as well. In SA, some showers for Paraná’s double crop corn while Brazil looks mostly dry for the next 7 – 10 days.  Heavy […]

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COMMENTARY 5/4/18

In the US, mild with scattered showers for the Corn Belt and N Plains then followed by sharp widespread warm up and then drier for the Central and S. While April was cold everywhere, (though wet here) it was  extremely dry in ND, MN, E NE, S IA, MO, W IL,  and most of KS.  In […]

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COMMENTARY 5/3/18

 Nice spring rains are expected for 2/3 of the US corn belt into Fri with 1-2″ widespread accums with mild temps for next week.  In SA, hot/dry for Brazil’s N 2/3 of their safrinha crop for the next two plus weeks. CORN UP 3 Higher as weather models show a wetter 6 to 10 and 8 to 14 day […]

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COMMENTARY 5/2/18

Sounds like our local forecast FOR rain is becoming less.  It’s down to an 80% chance….and done by 2pm.  Aside from that, widespread showers are expected to cover 2/3’s of the corn belt but then drying with some cooler temps next week.  In SA, still hot/dry for […]

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COMMENTARY 5/1/18

Dry in the US through tomorrow which should allow for some decent planting while there are a few showers, less significant expected in the N HRW areas and in the Plains.  In SA, the droughty conditions grow, stretching into mid-May for Brazil’s second-crop corn area. CORN UP 5 Followed wheat […]

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COMMENTARY 4/30/18

Dry in the US for the next several days which should allow for some decent planting while there are a few showers, less significant expected in the N HRW areas and in the Plains.  The Miss still has some areas near flood stage, but in other areas, […]

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