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.
Recent rains have been beneficial for many of the area crops as they finish the growing season, but may be adding fuel to a late-season disease in soybeans.
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.
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.
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) — The number of acres Illinois farmers devote to corn crops this year is expected to dip slightly amid growers’ plans to plant more soybeans statewide.