OMAHA (DTN) -- Drier conditions enabling harvest in the Midwest, and a continued dry trend through the week in central Brazil, are the key weather items for the commodity trade's attention Tuesday.
DRIER MIDWEST PATTERN
The DTN ag weather forecast calls for a drier trend across the central U.S. through the next several days, with improving conditions for harvest. Weekend showers may cause some delays again in the Midwest. However, a persistent wet pattern is not expected.
FAVORABLE SOUTHERN PLAINS TREND
In the Southern Plains, dry and open conditions this week will favor winter wheat planting.
BENEFICIAL DELTA AND SOUTHEAST PATTERN
The Delta along with the southeastern U.S. have a dry and mild pattern for harvest and fieldwork this week.
MILD AND DRY IN NORTHERN PLAINS
In the Northern Plains, additional mild and dry conditions will favor harvest progress.
CENTRAL BRAZIL STAYS DRY
In central Brazil, hot and dry conditions are drying soils and slowing the pace of soybeans planting. The dry trend also increases stress to any developing crop. Some replanting may be necessary. This situation bears close watching.
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