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Possibility of early frost in ND pushes up corn prices

The six to ten day outlook for temperatures in the US (from www.cpc.noaa.gov) shows a large area of much below normal temperatures in the Northern Plains, leading to some concerns about an early frost along the US-Canada border.  If it happened, it would have the potential to drive corn prices…
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Why does meteorological fall start on September 1?

For meteorologists, fall runs from September 1 to November 30.  We are often asked why we don’t use the astronomical fall calendar for our calculations (this year astronomical fall starts on September 22).  The answer is a combination of convenience and providing the best match between the calendar and the…
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