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How has snow impacted US crops? - 25 November 2014

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Tuesday 25th November 2014.
Gemma Hyland - TheCropSite Editor

Gemma Hyland


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How has snow impacted US crops?

Intense cold spells and widespread snowfall has delayed winter wheat planting progress to the slowest pace since 2009.

Furthermore, concerns are arising over the establishment of winter wheat in areas that have already drilled crops.

Further snowfall and colder weather could continue to cause delays to planting, which could ultimately result in a smaller winter wheat area. Continue reading here.

Also this week...

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will not issue a final 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) until next 2015, missing its deadline by more than a year. 

NFU President Roger Johnson labelled the delay a 'serious disappointment'. 

For more markets information, watch our weekly video from Mike Zuzolo. 

Have a great week!


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