OMAHA (DTN) -- Drier conditions for Midwest harvest and a continued high chance for rain in central Brazil are the key weather items for the commodity trade's attention Wednesday.
FAVORABLE MIDWEST HARVEST PATTERN
The DTN ag weather forecast calls for slowly improving harvest conditions in the western Midwest following weekend and early week rain. Generally favorable harvest conditions otherwise are expected during the next seven to 10 days. No damaging cold weather is expected.
CONTINUED SOUTHERN PLAINS RAIN
In the Southern Plains, showers continue, with beneficial moisture for winter wheat planting and development.
STILL FAVORABLE IN DELTA
The Delta and Southeast have additional dry and mild conditions for ripening crops and harvest through the weekend.
DRIER FOR NORTHERN PLAINS
Northern Plains crop areas have a drier pattern over the next week, which will favor harvest progress. Recent rainfall has brought easing of drought conditions.
BENEFICIAL BRAZIL FORECAST
Showers are indicated moving into central Brazil Wednesday. Additional rain is in the forecast through the next five to seven days. Rain will improve soil moisture for soybean planting and early growth.
MORE EASTERN AUSTRALIA HEAT
Stressful heat remains in effect in eastern Australia. Wheat production losses are expected.
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