Market Impact Weather

Eastern Midwest Harvest Delays

Bryce Anderson
By  Bryce Anderson , DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
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OMAHA (DTN) -- Wet conditions disrupting Midwest harvest and a slowly-building rain prospect in central Brazil are the key weather items for the commodity trade's attention Monday.

EASTERN MIDWEST RAIN

The DTN ag weather forecast calls for moderate to heavy rain in the eastern Midwest to cause notable disruption to harvest progress. This wet pattern will be accompanied by a turn to much colder temperatures later this week.

FAVORABLE SOUTHERN PLAINS PATTERN

In the Southern Plains, favorable conditions for planting winter wheat and harvesting summer crops remain in place.

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BRIEF DELTA RAIN DELAYS

The Delta and southeastern U.S. had showers over the weekend, with more rain noted early this week in the Southeast. The rain delays harvest for a time, but moisture is beneficial for winter wheat.

MOSTLY DRY IN NORTHERN PLAINS

In the Northern Plains, dry conditions continue to favor harvest progress. Colder temperatures and some snow are in store during late week, but this development does not appear to offer significant disruption to harvest.

SLOW-DEVELOPING BRAZIL RAIN

In central Brazil, some beneficial showers and cooler temperatures are occurring early this week, but likely not enough to end dryness concerns. Meanwhile, wet weather in southern Brazil slows fieldwork and planting.

FAVORABLE ARGENTINA PLANTING CONDITIONS

Central Argentina continues with a dry pattern, favorable for planting.

SHOWERS DELAY UKRAINE HARVEST

Wet conditions in western and northern Ukraine are favorable for early planted winter wheat, but will slow down further planting along with summer crop harvesting.

Bryce Anderson can be reached at bryce.anderson@dtn.com

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