Benjamin Yount; Metro News, IL
SPRINGFIELD, IL -(Effingham Radio)- Illinois farmers are shaking off the wet start to spring.
The latest USDA Crop Report for Illinois which came out yesterday says farmers made the most of last week’s warm weather.
The report says 74 percent of Illinois’ corn crop was in the ground as of Sunday.
The report says 29 percent of the state’s soybean crop was planted as of Sunday.
Both are ahead of last year’s pace and the five year average.