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Across the Corn Belt, mild, dry weather across the Ohio Valley and lower Great Lakes region continues to promote late-season corn and soybean harvesting. In the upper Midwest, where harvest activities are largely complete, colder air is arriving.

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Across the Corn Belt, warmer air is overspreading the Missouri Valley, but chilly conditions linger across the Ohio Valley and the Great Lakes States. Wednesday morning’s low temperatures fell below 20° in parts of Michigan. On November 15, the only Midwestern State reporting slower-than-ave…

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Across the Corn Belt, snow showers are occurring downwind of the Great Lakes, including parts of Michigan and Ohio. Cold, dry weather covers the remainder of the Midwest, favoring late-season harvesting. Among Midwestern States, the corn harvest had not reached the 90-percent mark by Novembe…

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Across the Corn Belt, cool, dry weather favors late-season corn and soybean harvesting, except in areas of the upper Midwest where snow remains on the ground. Early Monday, some light snow is falling in an area centered on Minnesota.

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Across the Corn Belt, a cold front is generating a few rain and snow showers, mainly in the Great Lakes region. In the front’s wake, chilly weather prevails. Early Friday, temperatures fell below 10° in a few upper Midwestern locations, including Spencer, Iowa, and Redwood Falls, Minnesota. …

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Across the Corn Belt, a sharp cold front extends from Lake Michigan into northwestern Missouri. East of the front, record-setting warmth continues to promote corn and soybean harvesting. Farther west, however, cold weather accompanies a quick, post-frontal transition from rain to freezing ra…

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Across the Corn Belt, record-breaking warmth continues to promote final corn and soybean harvesting across the upper Midwest, where Friday’s high temperatures should range from 70 to 80°. Warm, dry weather also prevails across the remainder of the Corn Belt, favoring winter wheat growth and …

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Across the Corn Belt, mild, dry weather is helping to push corn and soybean harvesting toward completion in most areas. Wetness lingers, however, in the eastern Corn Belt, where Ohio’s topsoil moisture was rated 35% surplus on November 1. On the same date, only 41% of Ohio’s corn had been ha…

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Across the Corn Belt, a return to mild weather favors late-season harvesting. Tuesday’s temperatures could reach 80° in parts of the western Corn Belt, including eastern Nebraska. By November 1, the U.S. corn harvest was 82% complete. Only Ohio, where 41% of the corn was cut, had not reached…

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Across the Corn Belt, sprinkles and snow flurries are confined to the Great Lakes region. Elsewhere, cool, dry weather prevails. A patchy snow cover is gradually melting in the western Corn Belt, where harvest activities were nearing completion when cold, stormy weather arrived in mid-Octobe…

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Across the Corn Belt, cold, unsettled weather continues to limit corn and soybean harvesting. Monday morning’s low temperatures fell below 20° throughout the upper Midwest, where a variable snow cover exists. Currently, a mix of rain and snow is overspreading the southwestern Corn Belt, incl…

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Across the Corn Belt, snow is gradually ending across the upper Midwest in the wake of Thursday’s storm. In South Dakota, October 22 snowfall totals included 7.2 inches in Aberdeen and 4.7 inches in Sisseton. Meanwhile, a strong cold front stretching from Michigan to Missouri is sparking sho…

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Across the Corn Belt, snow has temporarily ended across the upper Midwest. On October 19, snowfall totaled 7.9 inches in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota; 6.9 inches in Eau Claire, Wisconsin; and 4.2 inches in Fargo, North Dakota. Prior to the arrival of colder, stormier weather, at least 90%…

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Across the Corn Belt, showers in the vicinity of a cold front are occurring across the Ohio Valley and lower Great Lakes region. The rain is slowing fieldwork but providing much-needed moisture for recently planted winter wheat. Chilly, breezy conditions—accompanied by rain and snow showers—…

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Across the Corn Belt, frost and freezes occurred Friday morning as far south as Missouri and Illinois. The only states in which corn was less than 90% fully mature on October 11 were Ohio (77% mature) and Michigan (82%). Among Midwestern States, Missouri had the fewest soybeans dropping leav…

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Across the Corn Belt, frost and freezes occurred Friday morning as far south as Missouri and Illinois. The only states in which corn was less than 90% fully mature on October 11 were Ohio (77% mature) and Michigan (82%). Among Midwestern States, Missouri had the fewest soybeans dropping leav…

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Across the Corn Belt, warm, dry weather is ideal for summer crop maturation and harvesting. In the western Corn Belt, Friday’s high temperatures will reach or exceed 90° as far north as southeastern South Dakota. Dry weather also favors winter wheat planting across the lower Midwest, althoug…

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Across the Corn Belt, dry weather remains favorable for corn and soybean harvesting and winter wheat planting. However, soil moisture has become limited for some recently planted soft red winter wheat. Cooler air is overspreading the Great Lakes region, where scattered frost was reported Thu…

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Across the Corn Belt, mild weather is replacing previously cool conditions, allowing corn and soybean harvesting to rapidly advance. During the 2 weeks ending October 4, nearly one-third (32%) of the U.S. soybeans were harvested. The overall soybean harvest was 38% complete on that date. How…

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Across Corn Belt, frost and freezes occurred Monday morning across large sections of Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, as well as portions of neighboring states. Despite the chilly weather, Midwestern conditions remain mostly favorable for corn and soybean maturation and harvesting. Currently…

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Across the Corn Belt, spotty showers are mostly confined to the Great Lakes region. Elsewhere, cool, dry, breezy weather favors summer crop maturation and harvesting, as well as winter wheat planting. However, short-term dryness has reduced moisture availability for some recently planted win…

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Across the Corn Belt, cool, dry weather prevails in the wake of a cold front’s passage. Some producers are harvesting soybeans before cutting corn, with the soybean harvest one-quarter to one-third complete by September 27 in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and the Dakotas. Iowa’s soybean harvest…

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Across the Corn Belt, widespread showers accompany a strong cold front, which currently stretches from Lake Huron into the lower Ohio Valley. The rain is disrupting fieldwork, including harvest activities, which until recently had been advancing with few delays. In the front’s wake, chilly, …

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Across the Corn Belt, warm, dry weather is fostering corn and soybean maturation—and an accelerating harvest pace. On September 20, at least one-half of the corn was fully mature in all Midwestern States except Ohio (30% mature), Michigan (37%), North Dakota (39%), and Wisconsin (49%). Frida…

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Across the Corn Belt, mostly dry weather—accompanied by a warming trend—favors crop maturation and early-season harvesting. On September 20, eight percent of the U.S. corn had been cut, while 6% of the soybeans had been harvested. Among Midwestern States, the corn harvest had reached double …

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Across the Corn Belt, weekend frost occurred in the Great Lakes States. However, growing season-ending freezes were largely confined to areas north of primary corn and soybean production areas. On Saturday, September 19, record lows for the date in Michigan included 30° in Flint and 33° in T…

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Across the Corn Belt, cool, dry weather favors corn and soybean maturation and early-season harvest efforts. Friday morning’s low temperatures fell below 40° as far south as northern Iowa. Frost and freezes were noted early Friday in portions of the upper Great Lakes region, mainly north of …

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Across the Corn Belt, mild, dry weather in advance of an approaching cold front is promoting corn and soybean maturation, as well as early-season harvest efforts. Five percent of the U.S. corn crop had been harvested by September 13. The front is passing through the Dakotas and Minnesota, de…