Crop Report For Illinois Released

June 25, 2014

(Undated)  --  It was a warm, wet week for Illinois crops.  Thanks to recent rains, statewide topsoil moisture increased and now stands at 5 -percent short, 77-percent adequate and 18-perecent surplus. Illinois Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener says farmers did manage to get wheat harvest in Illinois underway.  Ninety-six--percent soybeans have been planted, with 93 percent emerged.  73 percent of the soybean crop and 78 percent of corn rated in good  to excellent condition.

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