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Market Journal: Grain Market Analysis & Syngenta Lawsuit Update

October 6, 2017
On this week's Market Journal John Meuret discusses the slow pace of harvest in Nebraska and explains how shipping issues have created problems in the eastern Corn Belt, in one of several featured segments.

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Precipitation forecast map for September 21-28 2017

Forecast for Precipitation and End-of-Season Freeze Risk

September 19, 2017
Nebraska climatologist Al Dutcher forecasts the precipitation and temperature outlook through early October and examines the freeze risk prior to corn maturity for multiple hybrids and sites across Nebraska.

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3-0-day temperature forecast from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center

Forecast of End-of-Season Weather and Freeze Risk

September 5, 2017
What's the likelihood you'll see a hard freeze prior to corn maturity? Check out the end-of-season forecast and a table showing risk of a hard freeze for various emergence dates and locations in Nebraska.

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US map of temperature departures for the first three weeks of August

Nebraska Drought Decreases; Forecast for Cooler, Wetter Conditions

August 24, 2017
Cooler and sometimes wet conditions continue in the forecast for Nebraska. And, with Hurricane Harvey barreling into the Texas coast, there are likely to be waves of rain in the eastern Corn Belt and changing conditions that may bring an early freeze to some areas there.

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Nebraska drought monitor map for July 25, 2017

As Drought Worsens, Hopes Focus on Moisture Forecast

July 27, 2017
With recent and predicted rains, soil moisture conditions may improve some in western Nebraska while eastern Nebraska may continue to dry down, says climatologist Al Dutcher.

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CPC Outlook map for Nebraska

New Interactive CPC Outlook Maps Offer More Location Detail

May 4, 2017
New interactive maps outlook maps from the Climate Prediction Center offer users an opportunity to get more customized temperature and precipitation data for their location.

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Climate Prediction Center's Seasonal Forecast

April 20, 2017

The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) released its May and seasonal forecasts on April 20, slightly modifying its previous forecast for above normal precipitation for the western half of Nebraska through early fall. This shouldn’t come as a major surprise considering the roller coaster ride we have experienced with precipitation the past few months.

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US map showing precipitation distribution for the 7 days previous to 7 a.m. April 21
Figure 1. NOAA Next Generation Radar (NEXRAD) one-week precipitation estimates ending at 7 a.m. ET April 21.

April Showers Expected to Continue in Spurts

April 21, 2016

A well forecasted spring storm system brought significant moisture to a substantial area of the southern and central High Plains this past week.

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