Grain Belt weather forecasts are mostly favorable

NOAA’s two-week outlook features above-average temperatures throughout the Grain Belt, especially across the northern region. Higher temperatures are less likely for the central and southern regions. August heat is expected to be complemented by average rainfall in the northern, central, and eastern regions, which [...]

Soybean harvest nearly complete

The U.S. soybean crop was 88 percent harvested as of Nov. 11, still behind the five-year average pace due to wet weather hampering harvest progress in several states. The crop in Arkansas, for example, was just 78 percent harvested, compared to the state’s five-year [...]