ST. LOUIS (AP) — Wet, cool conditions across much of Illinois have put farmers behind schedule in bringing their corn in from the fields, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
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The stormy weather has passed, but left its’ mark on fields in some locations around the area.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — After months of research, historians have discovered a once-secret plot of farmland that served as a testing ground for the first hybrid corn breeding experiment in northern Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture has declared several counties in Eastern Illinois and Western Indiana a disaster area after a spring hail storm ruined area strawberry crops.
The Knox County Soil and Water Conservation District will be hosting their annual well-sealing demonstration tomorrow at 10am at the Mottaz Farm near Yates City.
CLAYTON, Ill. (AP) — Some Illinois farmers say this year’s corn harvest could be later — and more expensive — than usual.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ candidates for governor and U.S. Senate are expected to outline their views on agricultural issues at a forum later in the day.
Farmers are keeping a close eye on their soybean crops after the discovery of “sudden death syndrome” was affecting crops around central Illinois.