DeKalb county Farm Bureau http://northernpublicradio.org en Early Start for Harvesting in Illinois http://northernpublicradio.org/post/early-start-harvesting-illinois <p>The fall harvest is underway in Illinois for the corn and soybean crops.&nbsp; The harvest is earlier this year,&nbsp; due to the drought during key parts of this year's growing season.&nbsp; Yields are expected to be lower this year than in previous years. DeKalb County farmers are expected to bring in an average of 160 bushels of corn per acre. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 09:04:28 +0000 Jenna Dooley 19562 at http://northernpublicradio.org Early Start for Harvesting in Illinois Northern Illinois Soybean Farmers Hoping For The Best http://northernpublicradio.org/post/northern-illinois-soybean-farmers-hoping-best <p>While they aren’t seeing the catastrophic losses of the most hard-hit areas, northern Illinois farmers are still expecting a significantly reduced corn crop as a result of this summer’s drought. The outlook for soybeans isn’t so clear. Farmers are keeping their fingers crossed.</p><p>Paul Rassmussen farms both corn and soybeans in DeKalb County. He says it’s still too early to predict what kind of soybean harvest it will be.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 11:05:00 +0000 Guy Stephens 17305 at http://northernpublicradio.org Northern Illinois Soybean Farmers Hoping For The Best DeKalb County Farm Bureau turns 100 http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dekalb-county-farm-bureau-turns-100 <p>The DeKalb County Farm Bureau is celebrating its 100<sup>th</sup> anniversary this year. Greg Millburg is the organization&rsquo;s executive director. WNIJ&rsquo;s Guy Stephens spoke with him about the Farm Bureau. Fri, 27 Jul 2012 12:36:53 +0000 Mike Moen 15643 at http://northernpublicradio.org DeKalb County Farm Bureau turns 100