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Crop Progress & Condition July 2

Corn silking reached 12% lagging behind the 5-year average of 21% while soybean blooming reached 15% and winter wheat harvest is now 90% compete. Field work continued over the past week with rains in some parts of the state. There were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending July 2. Statewide, the average… read more

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FARM PROGRESS SHOW

Wednesday at the Farm Progress Show hear updates on the farm managers’ land value survey,  IFB President Guebert will unveil the IFB Centennial events timeline, and Allendale will give its latest forecast on the September crop report.

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CROP REPORT FOLLOWUP

Prices for corn/soy immediately dropped to levels consistent with the average farm price projected in the August WASDE report ($3.65 for corn and $9.15 for soybeans). While lower corn production forecasts are possible in future reports, FarmDoc says a recovery in corn prices is likely dependent on improving domestic and world economic conditions that now… read more

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PLANTING INTENTIONS

Go to FarmWeekNow.com for the latest analysis of today’s USDA grain reports.

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FARMWEEK PREVIEW

 Check out Monday’s FarmWeek for more in-depth coverage of the recent IFB Infrastructure Market Study Tour, the latest USDA crop report, and promoting Illinois Rail Safety Week.  

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CROP COMMENTS

Illinois will harvest a record soybean crop, and a near-record corn harvest, according to USDA’s August crop report.  The August 1 corn objective yield data indicate the highest number of ears on record for the combined 10 objective yield States (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin).  Average yields for… read more

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