EUROPE: Dry, hot weather promoted winter crop drydown and
harvesting but cut summer crop yield potential across Spain, France, and Italy.
MIDDLE EAST: Widespread showers in Turkey maintained good
early-season prospects for summer crops but hampered winter
wheat drydown and harvesting.
ARGENTINA: Mostly dry weather supported summer crop
BRAZIL: Warmth and dryness promoted seasonal fieldwork in
nearly all agricultural areas.
MEXICO: Dryness on the southern plateau limited moisture for
CANADIAN PRAIRIES: Rain was needed for spring crop
establishment in some southern growing areas, but lingering
wetness remained a problem farther north.