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Possible major weather cooldown forming

Aug. 4, 2011 -The thermostat on the US Midwest and for the Great Lakes basin may be moving down, at least for a short-term period. The North Atlantic Oscillation is on the move, a rarity for mid-summer, creating a southward shift in the polar jet stream and cooling the extreme heat in the US heartland. What impact that has on the mid-season status of corn and soybean crops (and secondary impacts on other crops) remains to be seen.     READ MORE

August 4, 2011  By DTN/Progressive Farmer


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