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ILLINOIS FARMERS ARE JUST ABOUT DONE HARVESTING THEIR CROPS.

CORN HARVEST IS WINDING DOWN…WITH 97 PERCENT NOW COMPLETE SAYS CHIEF STATE CROP STATISTICIAN BRAD SCHWAB.

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CORN HARVEST IS NOW 97 PERCENT COMPLETE…UP THREE PERCENTAGE POINTS FROM LAST WEEK. SOYBEANS ARE NEARLY ALL OUT OF THE GROUND AS WELL SAYS SCHWAB.

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76 PERCENT OF SORGHUM HAS BEEN HARVESTED…AND NEARLY ALL OF WINTER WHEAT HAS BEEN SEEDED, WITH 87 PERCENT NOW EMERGED. TOPSOIL MOISTURE IMPROVED TO A STATEWIDE AVERAGE OF FOUR PERCENT VERY SHORT…19 PERCENT SHORT…73 PERCENT ADEQUATE…AND FOUR PERCENT SURPLUS.

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