After a long, tough fall, farmers are hoping for an early spring. DTN meteorologist Bryce Anderson did not paint a very optimistic picture during the Northern Corn and Soy Expo. “I’m concerned about spring being late to get underway; we’ve had a big influence by a pretty large-scale round of low pressure. We have fairly extensive snow cover and it will be a slow situation for improving things.” Once we get past a late start, Anderson says the weather for the growing season itself looks better. “For May, June and July, I think we will have fairly mild temps that will allow Growing Degree Days to accumulate. The biggest issue is getting crops into the ground.”
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