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CORN HARVESTING IS WRAPPING UP IN ILLINOIS AS WE HEAR IN THE WEEKLY CROP REPORT.
 
91 PERCENT OF CORN HAS NOW BEEN HARVESTED…UP EIGHT POINTS FROM LAST WEEK AND AHEAD OF THE FIVE YEAR AVERAGE SAYS CROP STATISTICIAN MARK SCHLEUSENER.
 
 
89 PERCENT OF SOYBEANS HAVE BEEN HARVESTED…UP 13 POINTS FROM LAST WEEK AND ABOUT ON PAR WITH THE FIVE YEAR AVERAGE. 
 
 
85 PERCENT OF WINTER WHEAT HAS BEEN PLANTED AND 63 PERCENT HAS EMERGED. 69 PERCENT OF THE CROP IS RATED IN GOOD TO EXCELLENT CONDITION. 
 
AVERAGE STATEWIDE TOPSOIL MOISTURE NOW STANDS AT ONE PERCENT VERY SHORT, SIX PERCENT SHORT, 80 PERCENT ADEQUATE AND 13 PERCENT SURPLUS.

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