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WARM TEMPERATURES AND WELL-TIMED RAIN KEPT ILLINOIS CROPS IN GOOD CONDITION OVER THE PAST WEEK.

 

77 PERCENT OF THE SOYBEAN CROP IS RATED IN GOOD TO EXCELLENT CONDITION…WITH 85 PERCENT NOW BLOOMING AND 51 PERCENT SETTING PODS. STATE CROP STATISTICIAN MARK SCHLEUSENER SAYS 97 PERCENT OF CORN IS NOW SILKING.

 

 

SCHLEUSENER SAYS 85 PERCENT OF SOYBEANS ARE NOW BLOOMING.

 

 

13 PERCENT OF SORGHUM IS TURNING COLOR AND 66 PERCENT OF OATS HAVE BEEN HARVESTED.

 

AVERAGE STATEWIDE TOPSOIL MOISTURE INCREASED SLIGHTLY TO ONE PERCENT VERY SHORT…FIVE PERCENT SHORT…84 PERCENT ADEQUATE AND 10 PERCENT SURPLUS.

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