SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Illinois farmers are winding down the harvest, with 97 percent of the state’s corn crop having been brought in as of last week.
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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A successful harvest season is wrapping up in central Illinois as farmers finish gathering their corn and soybean crops from the fields.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois farmers are in the homestretch of bringing in their corn and soybeans from the fields.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Illinois farmers know they’ve got a banner corn crop on their hands, but getting it out of the fields is proving to be an ordeal.
With record amounts of corn to harvest this fall, the process is definitely going to take longer than normal.
The forecast calls for a perfect stretch of weather on this first week of autumn, but many are farmers are playing the waiting game before beginning harvest.
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.
The stormy weather has passed, but left its’ mark on fields in some locations around the area.
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.