Light rain was noted in the eastern Midwest, specifically Indiana, Wednesday afternoon, and showers and thunderstorms dotted the southwestern and central Plains. Scattered thunderstorms were also featured in the Deep South, and showers developed in a swath over the southern Canadian Prairies. Temperatures ranged from the upper 40s in southwestern Saskatchewan to the mid 90s in eastern Oklahoma, northern and southern Texas, the Delta, and Deep South. » More DTN Weather Commentary
Posted at 3:06PM Wed Aug 24, 2016 CDT
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Scouts on the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour continued their march into
Iowa Wednesday, but can Illinois deliver on big yield expectations? Corn fields
showed dramatic yield bumps from last year, but were still behind 2014's
record. Meanwhile, Southwest Iowa corn yields may be one of the positive
surprises so far on the tour.
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An adviser hired by Abengoa Bioenergy to sell a cellulosic ethanol
plant in Hugoton, Kansas, expects a buyer to be found this fall.
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Yes, there is a relationship between corn and cattle prices; No, it
may not be the simple one you think you know.
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As he waits for his crops to reach maturity, Jim Hoover of Newport,
Pennsylvania, told DTN that he
and other farmers in his area
to see lower corn yields this year. Meanwhile, Chase Brown of Decatur,
Illinois, reported that maturing soybeans are beginning to show signs of
lodging. Plant height is the main culprit.
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