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Spotty rains will continue


An ag meteorologist says spotty rainfall is expected across the Corn Belt as summer begins.

Greg Soulje says the areas that get rain are expected to stay in a moisture deficit. And as hot and dry conditions persist, he says crop conditions could decline.

“In the next two to three weeks, as we get into the reproductive time for the corn crop, there may not be extreme heat, but the crop is working on declining subsoil moisture.”

Soulje says there are greater chances of rain for the Corn Belt heading into August.

Spotty rains will continue