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Rains help boost Illinois crop conditions

Scattered rains across Illinois have improved overall crop conditions. The USDA reports as of Sunday Illinois corn is rated 58% good to excellent, up 9 percentage points on the week and soybeans are also rated 58% good to excellent, up 12 points. Northwest Illinois farmer... Read More.

Red Crown Rot spreading in Illinois soybeans

A fairly new disease called Red Crown Rot is spreading in Illinois soybeans this season. Illinois Soybean Association Outreach Agronomist Stephanie Porter tells Brownfield the disease appeared in western Illinois in 2017 but is proving more aggressive this season with confirmed cases in central... Read More.