Illinois harvest nears end, winter wheat looks good
Illinois farmers have wrapped up most harvesting activities. USDA reporters say as of Sunday, 95% of the state’s soybeans were harvested, and corn for grain is mostly done.
The winter wheat crop has reached 75% emergence with 90% of the crop planted. So far, the 70% of the wheat crop is in good condition, with 11% in fair condition, and 15% in excellent condition.
Topsoil moisture levels are 74% adequate with 11% short and 15% surplus as of Sunday.