Illinois crops http://northernpublicradio.org en Dry Spell Could Affect Illinois Crops http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dry-spell-could-affect-illinois-crops <p>Northern Illinois farmers are hoping for more precipitation ahead of this year's growing season. Agriculture officials say the combination of last year's drought and the relatively dry winter have left the region well short of normal precipitation levels. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 12:34:29 +0000 Mike Moen 24097 at http://northernpublicradio.org Dry Spell Could Affect Illinois Crops