Midwest is wetter in western areas in the 6-10 day period. Rains this week in
central and western areas will be too light to significantly improve moisture or
ease stress on soybeans. The 6-10 day period is wetter in western areas.
Temperatures are warmer in northwestern areas. The 11-15 day period is slightly
wetter in southwestern areas. Temperatures are unchanged.
-Plains are slightly wetter Friday. Rains in west central areas this week will
significantly improve soil moisture levels, which will benefit winter wheat
germination. The 6-10 day outlook is cooler in southeastern areas. The 11-15 day
outlook is drier in northwestern and southwestern areas. Temperatures are slightly
cooler in east central areas.
-Northern Plains/Prairies are drier Friday. Drier weather this week will allow
spring wheat harvesting to progress well. The 6-10 day outlook is wetter in the
central Prairies. Temperatures are unchanged. The 11-15 day outlook is unchanged.
-Delta is slightly wetter today. Rains in northeastern areas today and Wednesday
will result in only minor harvest delays for corn. The 6-10 day outlook is
unchanged. The 11-15 day outlook is slightly wetter in northern areas. Temperatures
-Argentina is wetter in southwestern areas in the 6-10 day period. Rains in Santa
Fe, Entre Rios, and eastern Buenos Aires should further improve moisture for wheat.
However, dryness will continue in western areas. The 6-10 day is wetter in
-Brazil is drier in central areas in the 6-10 day period. Dry weather this week
will favor wheat maturation and early harvesting. The 6-10 day outlook is drier in
-No changes for Europe. Rains in eastern areas this week should further improve
moisture there, which will benefit winter wheat germination this fall. Drier weather
in western areas will favor summer crop drydown and harvesting.
-No changes for FSU. Drier weather will continue in southern Ukraine, but rains
should further improve moisture in western Ukraine and Volga Valley.
-No changes for China. Showers in southern North China Plain are improving moisture
but are slowing drydown of maturing corn and soybeans. Additional improvements in
moisture are expected in southeastern North China Plain. This will benefit winter
wheat and rapeseed germination this fall.
-Australia is drier in Queensland during the 6-10 day period. Rains in New South
Wales in the 6-10 day period should improve moisture for winter wheat.
-No changes for India. Rains will continue to build in southwestern areas, which
will further improve moisture for late growth of groundnuts and soybeans.