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THE FALL HARVEST IS WRAPPING UP IN ILLINOIS AS WE HEAR IN THE WEEKLY CROP REPORT. 

 

TEMPERATURES WERE ABOUT 12 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL THIS PAST WEEK…AND ONLY ABOUT THREE DAYS WERE SUITABLE FOR FIELDWORK. CORN HARVESTING IS COMPLETE AND OTHER CROPS ARE JUST ABOUT DONE SAYS STATISTICIAN MARK SCHLEUSENER.

 

 

93 PERCENT OF SORGHUM HAS BEEN HARVESTED. AVERAGE STATEWIDE TOPSOIL MOISTURE IS RATED AT FOUR PERCENT SHORT, 70 PERCENT ADEQUATE AND 26 PERCENT SURPLUS.

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