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County Corn Yields Released

Posted by John Fulton -

Corn Yields Released The Crop Reporting Service of the USDA just released soybean yields by county on March 26. The state average yield was 174 bushels per acre. Logan County averaged 188, Sangamon 189, DeWitt 188, Macon 192, Mason 165, Tazewell 182, and McLean 186. The top counties in the state...

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Crop Insurance Decision Making Tools Available

Posted by John Fulton -

With the crop insurance deadline approaching, there are new decision making tools posted online at the Farmdoc website: http://www.farmdoc.illinois.edu/cropins/index.asp These tools include premium estimator and a payment simulator....

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Nitrogen Sources for a Tough Spring - from Mike Roegge

Posted by John Fulton -

It sure looks like Mother Nature wants to keep winter around a bit longer than many of us would prefer. Officially, spring begins March 20 th , but many producers are hoping that spring weather will arrive sooner. We're going to need as many days as possible to get quite a few field operations completed before planting can commence: fall (now spring) tillage, eliminating ruts in fields...

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