soybeans http://northernpublicradio.org en 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