Over the last couple of weeks, wildfires have flared up again in Canada, some apparently even from fires that got tamped down over winter but reignited again in the warmer spring weather. Smoke from these fires is now starting to appear across northern parts of the United States and could move farther south in the future. Here are a couple of recent stories about the smoke and potential impacts on corn. You can find an interactive smoke map using the information at https://site.extension.uga.edu/climate/2023/06/interactive-smoke-and-fire-map/.

Morning Ag Clips: Wildfire Smoke Is Back: Fires in Canada Are Already Triggering US Air Quality Alerts

USDA: Smoke from Canadian wildfires descends into the U.S.

Wallaces Farmer: Does wildfire smoke affect corn yields?