As we approach mid-August, farmers concern for their crops is turning away from a need for rain, and towards the need for growing degree units. Agronomist Lance Tarchionne says plenty of warm sunshine should finish off what figures to be a great yield for corn and soybeans.
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which has revised upward its estimate of this year’s corn harvest to 14 billion bushels.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The nation’s corn and soybean farmers are on track to produce record crops this year as a mild summer has provided optimum growing conditions.
ALTAMONT, Ill. (AP) — A south-central Illinois 3-year-old has been found safe in a cornfield after a nearly three-hour search.
A round of scattered, strong thunderstorms earlier this week resulted in considerable hail damage to crops in some parts of Western Illinois.
A group of Knox County Farm Bureau members joined others from around the state in meetings held last week in Bloomington.
Three thousand ears of corn were steamed and served to those in attendance at this year’s Oneida Sweet Corn Festival.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois’ latest crop of corn and soybeans is shaping up.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Corn growers in Illinois and elsewhere are nearing the homestretch of their spring planting.
ST. LOUIS (AP)–Corn growers in Illinois and elsewhere are nearing the homestretch of their spring planting.