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CORN PLANTING IS ON TRACK IN ILLINOIS…THANKS TO A WARM AND DRY WEEK.

 

LAST WEEK WAS PRETTY MILD…GIVING PRODUCERS TIME TO WORK IN THE FIELDS SAYS STATE CROP STATISTICIAN MARK SCHLEUSENER.

 

 

67 PERCENT OF OATS HAVE BEEN PLANTED AND 1 ONE PERCENT OF THE WINTER WHEAT CROP HAS NOW HEADED.

 

 

66 PERCENT OF THE WHEAT CROP IS RATED IN GOOD TO EXCELLENT CONDITION. AVERAGE STATEWIDE TOPSOIL MOISTURE DECLINED AND NOW STANDS AT ONE PERCENT VERY SHORT…NINE PERCENT SHORT…74 PERCENT ADEQUATE AND 16 PERCENT SURPLUS.

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