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CORN AND SOYBEAN HARVEST IN ILLINOIS IS QUICKLY MOVING ALONG AS WE HEAR IN THE WEEKLY CROP REPORT.
 
HARVEST PROGRESS HAS KEPT UP AT A STEADY PACE SAYS CROP STATISTICIAN MARK SCHLEUSENER.
 
 
80 PERCENT OF SOYBEANS ARE DROPPING LEAVES AND 16 PERCENT OF THE CROP HAS BEEN HARVESTED.
 
 
30 PERCENT OF SORGHUM HAS BEEN HARVESTED AND SIX PERCENT OF WINTER WHEAT HAS BEEN PLANTED. 
 
AVERAGE STATEWIDE TOPSOIL MOISTURE INCREASE A LITTLE BIT OVER THE WEEK AND NOW STANDS AT ONE PERCENT VERY SHORT…TWO PERCENT SHORT…86 PERCENT ADEQUATE AND 11 PERCENT SURPLUS.

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