yields

Agriculture
4:04 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Early Start for Harvesting in Illinois

DeKalb County Farm Bureau
  • Mariam Wassmann with the DeKalb County Farm Bureau talks with WNIJ's Jenna Dooley about the corn and soybean crops in the area

The fall harvest is underway in Illinois for the corn and soybean crops.  The harvest is earlier this year,  due to the drought during key parts of this year's growing season.  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.

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