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Rough July weather dragging on corn


An ag economist is watching for sliding crop conditions to start impacting markets.

The University of Missouri’s Ben Brown said overly dry and wet patches across the Cornbelt are likely taking the top out of the corn crop making a trendline yield a reach.

“Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas: those tend to be the four states that continue to get, unfortunately, the lack of adequate conditions; either too much moisture or not enough,” Brown said.

Rough July weather dragging on corn