Mother Nature to provide perfect planting weather

Mother Nature to provide perfect planting weather

An area of slow-moving high pressure will keep Midwest dry.

This is the time of year when crop farmers become really anxious about planting, but Mother Nature tends to dictate the exact timeline when it will actually occur. According to a recent Planalytics report, this year’s very warm February and March heightened an expectation of early planting, only to see April turn much colder and wintry.

“Periods of rain and even snow have kept many fields soggy and planters idle. However, conditions are changing very quickly,” the report notes.

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