Richard Hentschel and Russ Higgins cover crop conditions in Northern Illinois, All but Cook, Will, DuPage and Kane counties have been given disaster status making farmers eligible for low interest loans for 2013. The hot weather and lack of water have severely impacted yields. Livestock producers are directly impacted as well with dry pastures.
Green Side Up is a weekly gardening program produced by University of Illinois Extension. It is hosted by Richard Hentschel, Extension Educator, Horticulture.