Upcoming Events


Assessing Weather Risk to 2020 U.S. Corn Crops

Thursday, July 16th, 2020 Time: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
(9:00 AM - 9:30 AM CST)

AgriBusiness Weather Intelligence Webinar Series
Assessing Weather Risk to 2020 U.S. Corn Crops

Jeffrey Doran, Director, Specialized Support and Services, Planalytics
Michael Greve, Director of Meteorology, Planalytics
Jim Sheppard, Vice-President of Food & Feed, Legacy Seed Companies

After the disappointing start to last year’s growing season, producers and their suppliers were enthusiastic about the prospects for 2020. Corn has begun to silk across the Corn Belt just as temperatures begin to rise and prospects for much needed moisture are diminished. The July 16th webinar will focus on current corn and soybean crop conditions and the effects of weather during the critical corn pollination phase.

Webinar topics include:

  • Summary of 2020 Corn Belt Weather to Date
  • Measuring the Impact of Weather on Corn Crop Development
    • Accumulated Growing Degree Days
    • Satellite NDVI “Greenness” vs. Last Year and Normal
    • Corn Crop Yield Potential
  • Short Range Weather Forecast –thru July
  • Major Weather Factors Influencing Harvest