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Northern Illinois Agriculture

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View from the drill


We planted medium red clover in oat ground to set the groundwork for a 2014 corn study. Farm foreman Dave Lindgren piloted the tractor and NIARC research agronomist Greg Steckel made sure the replications were planted correctly. Last week was spent at the University of Illinois tent at the Farm Progress Show, it was a warm one! Weekend rains were spotty across northern Illinois;.72 inches recorded at the NIARC. After a dry start (aided by 2.91 inches on the 22nd) July rainfall totaled 4.16 inches at the research center.


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