It has been a record setting, yet a great week for planting in the Plains East.
Sunday night, 5-12-13, record lows were set around many areas. The temperatures were 32-36 degrees during the nighttime with frost in a few areas. Corn planting was in the 10-15% completed range overall. By Tuesday afternoon, record highs were set for the daytime with temperatures reaching 101-105 degrees. Temperatures moderated the rest of the week in the mid 80’s. It was a great week for planting the crops.