With late planting across the Northern Plains, concerns shift to the need for an extended harvest season. World Weather Incorporated Senior Agriculture Meteorologist Drew Lerner says the fall weather picture is still a little cloudy. “We’ve been so late moving into spring and summer, it’s been difficult to latch onto a weather pattern.” La Nina will also play a role in the fall weather. “We’re going to have a fairly high frequency of precipitation in the latter part of the summer. That humidity will counter the lingering La Nina.”
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