Illinois crops are making steady progress mid-season. The USDA reports as of Sunday, 89% of the state’s corn crop is silking, up from 60% the week before with 18% in the dough stage. Illinois corn is rated 71% good to excellent, up slightly on the... Read More.
The planting pace picked up across Minnesota last week. USDA’s latest crop report says with five days suitable for fieldwork, corn planting eclipsed 80 percent and soybean planting crossed the halfway point. Both paces are well behind last year and nearly two weeks slower than average. Spring... Read More.