Farmers are keeping a close eye on their soybean crops after the discovery of “sudden death syndrome” was affecting crops around central Illinois.
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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.
STOCKLAND, Ill. (AP) — Small bridges across the soybean-growing Midwest can’t handle fully loaded farm trucks.
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.
Farmers in Knox County can take pride in their crops this season.
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.
TOLONO, Ill. (AP) — As Illinois farmers work their way through the winter wheat harvest, many are finding the harsh winter was tough on their crops.