Corn Harvesting is underway in Illinois. After another cool and dry week, 82 percent of corn is now in the dent stage says Statistician Mark Schleusener.
47 percent of soybeans are turning color and 13 percent are dropping leaves. 57 percent of the crop is rated in good to excellent condition. Average statewide topsoil moisture is now rated at 19 percent very short, 45 percent short, and 36 percent adequate.