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2016 Crop Yields by County

Posted by John Fulton -

2016 County Crop Yields Released The National Ag Statistics Office has released 2016 corn and soybean yields by county on February 23. The state average corn yield was 197 bushels per acre, compared to the 175 bushel per acre average of the 2015 season. The 2016 yield averages were Logan with 219.4 bushels per acre, Menard with 209.3, and Sangamon with 222.1. By comparison, last year Lo...

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Illinois Performance Tested Bull Sale - from Travis Meteer

Posted by John Fulton -

Commercial cow-calf producers and seed stock breeders interested in purchasing a total performance tested bull will want to attend the 2017 Illinois Performance Tested Bull Sale. The sale will be the leadoff event of the Illinois Beef Expo. There are 67 bulls cataloged with 27 being longer-aged 2015 mature bulls and 40 yearlings. A breakdown of the breeds includes 42 Angus, 20 Simmental and Sim...

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