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Summer, fall weather could save late crops

Source: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

AUDIO: Bryce Anderson, DTN

As you look at Iowa’s rapidly growing corn crop, you may see several things: A late crop, whole fields that were not planted and may still be waterlogged, and hope.

Yes, there is still hope for the crop. It all comes down to the weather as corn pollinates and soybeans flower, then growth toward maturity that hopefully will be complete before frost.

DTN’s Chief Meteorologist cannot do anything about current problems, but he is predicting good things in the months ahead.

Bryce Anderson is a veteran of Midwest agriculture. He became an Ag professional in the 1970’s and a meteorologist several years later. Here is his take on weather in July and August and the probable date of a killing frost.

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