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Illinois crops quickly maturing

Illinois crops are progressing ahead of last year and the five-year average. The USDA reports as of Sunday, the corn crop is rated 45 percent good to excellent, with 88% silking and 18% in the dough stage. Soybeans are rated 44% good to excellent with... Read More.

Drought is getting serious quickly

Mike Frazier, a farmer from Kahoka, Missouri tells Brownfield missed rains are taking a toll on the corn and soybeans. “Corn is shrinking on the clay. You can see down the rows of soybeans with yellow spots on the leaves, starting to show stress... Read More.