The weekly UDSA Drought Monitor Report was released today. The Midwest and Central and Northern Plains had no major changes. Abnormally dry areas left in northeastern and east-central OK, with drought conditions slightly improving in eastern TX but worsening in central/southwestern TX. For the Southeast, there was slight improvement in southern LA and northern AL and slight worsening in northern LA, central MS, and southeastern GA. Also, eastern/central WA and northeastern OR worsened to extreme drought in all areas. Commodities rebounded in the markets today, with Dec. corn rising 0.47% to 375 dollars/bushel and Dec. soybeans rising 1.62% to 879 dollars/bushel.
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