November warmth and dryness advances spring planting in Argentina, while heat and moisture stress builds in South Brazil.
Weather conditions have improved in Argentina, turning warmer and drier in November. This has accelerated the drying of soggy fields moving spring planting forward. Field conditions had been extremely wet in September and October from relentless rainfall.
Corn planting November 14 reached 45% complete, a 5% increase in the week, but that was still more than a week behind schedule. Some farmers have decided to plant soybeans, even though corn planting was not finished, said Soybean and Corn Advisor Dr. Michael Cordonnier... subscribers continue to full story...