News

Illinois farmers mostly done with harvesting

Illinois farmers are about finished with harvesting, and are focused on fall field work. USDA reporters say there were only a few hours last week that were not suitable for field work, as scattered rains dropped less than two-one hundreths of an inch of precipitation.

Soil conditions remain dry, with topsoil moisture rated as 11% very short, 38% short, 50% adequate, and 1% surplus. Subsoil moisture levels remain very dry with 24% of the state very short on moisture, 40% short, 36% adequate, and no reports of excess subsoil moisture.

Ninety percent of the Illinois winter wheat crop has emerged, with 18% of that crop in excellent condition and 64% in good condition.

Add Comment

Your email address will not be published.


 

Stay Up to Date

Subscribe for our newsletter today and receive relevant news straight to your inbox!

Brownfield Ag News