Corn and SoybeansRains fell across most of MI, IN, OH and eastern sections of IL over the weekend, with totals of .20-.60” most common and isolated to 1”+. Things were quiet elsewhere. Highs were 60’s and 70’s in most cases. ►Forecast – An OK forecast for the ripening and harvest of summer crops, with things mainly dry for Monday and the first half of Tuesday. Then the first of two rain events will bring totals of .25-.75” to MN, IA and N. WI later Tuesday into Wednesday. The second will develop rains in the west by Thursday and work them east by Friday. Totals with that system look to be in the .25-.75” range in most of the Midwest, with the heaviest totals occurring in the west. Dry weather will then settle into most of the region for the weekend and early part of next week. ►Temps will run above average for most of the week ahead and then cool to average for the weekend and early next week.
Southern US Plains
Winter WheatDry weather dominated the region over the weekend. Highs were in the 70’s and 80’s. ►Forecast- Rains of .30-.80” will fall in the eastern ½ to 2/3rds of KS, OK and TX later Tue and Wed of this week, with things dry for the rest of the week and then another system to bring totals of .20-.80”, isolated to 1”+, to the eastern 2/3rds of KS, OK and TX by later Sunday and Monday. Little in the way of rains look to fall in the west in the next week to ten days. ►Temps will run above average for the next 5 days and then look to cool to average by the weekend and into early next week. 11-16 Day Forecast- ►Some ridging is indicated to bring mainly dry and mild weather to the Plains and Midwest for the period.
Dry weather dominated the majority of the South American growing regions over the weekend, with temps in the 80’s for highs in most cases. ►Forecast – A couple of rain events look to provide average to above average rains in most of the South American growing regions for the next 7-0 days. Totals in the next 10 days look to be in the 1-2” range in most cases, with some 2”+ totals possible in Mato Grosso and Goias.