A principal atmospheric scientist says he’s watching weather conditions in South America as Sept. 15 approaches.
Eric Snodgrass is with Nutrien Ag Solutions.
“The forecast for Brazil is possibly a delay in the start of the monsoon. That’s typical of El Niño. But there’s something else helping it along and that is the weak trade winds that are in the Atlantic. Now, we’re worried about those trade winds for the hurricane season in the U.S., but Brazil is worried about it for kicking off the moisture return,” he says.