Archive for July, 2012

Rain, hit and miss

Rains this time of the year are typically a hit and miss proposition. Last week, the week of July 22nd, north of Olivia saw the rains range from .8 tenths to a 1.25″.  South of Olivia 2 or 3 miles, just a few drops.  Our rain gauge at the auction center in Hutchinson read 1.4″ […]

A Weather Market Once Again

U.S.D.A. reports that the U.S. planted 96 million acres of corn in 2012.  At trend line yields that acreage would have produced a 15.8 – 16 billion bushel corn crop, which would have created an excess supply of corn.  That excess would have lowered corn prices possibly to below $4.00 per bushel. Now with topical […]