Learn what industry professionals have to say about the effects of these subzero temperatures to the national wheat crop.
Extreme cold continues in most of the central and eastern U.S. Lows on New Year’s Day dropped to -30 to -40 F in the northern Plains. While a report from Radiant Solutions suggests that snow cover in the northern Plains and Upper Midwest was good enough to protect wheat from damage, the same wasn’t said for the central and southern Plains and southern Midwest. This includes areas in southeastern Colorado, much of Kansas, far northern Oklahoma, central Missouri, southern Illinois, and southwestern Indiana, the Radiant Solutions report said.