Crop optimism waning in Illinois
By: Mike McGinnis
Corn and soybeans are showing pest and weather damage in central Illinois. Will they make trend yield this…
I got a look at how the late-developing corn and soybean crops in Woodford County, Illinois, this week. With no significant rain for nearly a month, farmers are starting to see large cracks in the soil and signs of nitrogen deficiencies. As the crops head into August, agronomic concerns are showing up above and below ground.