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.
CLAYTON, Ill. (AP) — Some Illinois farmers say this year’s corn harvest could be later — and more expensive — than usual.
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.
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.