Notes updated August 16, 2017 Grain markets crashed following last weeks Crop Report. I am learning that the USDA adopted a different "model" to determine yields in the August report than the one used in prior years. Many suspect this new model may have overstated crop yields. Pro Farmer tour next week may guide us.
Light rain was featured in the northern Midwest Friday afternoon. Other primary U.S. and Canadian Prairies crop regions were dry. Temperatures ranged from the low 60s in southern Minnesota to the mid 90s in southern Texas and the south Atlantic seaboard. » More DTN Weather Commentary