U.S. corn stays consistent despite El Nino, La Nina factors

U.S. ended up having the eighth largest corn crop in history during 2012 drought.

History has shown that weather can and will affect the growth, harvest and marketing of grain crops. Yet, investments in technology and excellent management skills allow U.S. farmers to mitigate the impact of weather and remain the most resilient suppliers of coarse grains to global markets, according to the U.S. Grains Council (USGC).

Currently, the weather cycles in effect around the world are repeating history in an El Nino cycle, leading to a potential La Nina event.


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