Good weather continues to give Illinois crops a boost as we hear in the weekly crop report. Producers have been reporting timely rain showers that are helping out fields. State Crop Statistician Brad Summa says 91 percent of soybeans are blooming and 68 percent are setting pods. 79 percent of the soybean crop is rated in good to excellent condition.
Statewide topsoil moisture stands at one percent very short, 6 percent short, 85 percent adequate and 8 percent surplus.