Just over half of the Illinois corn crop was rated good or excellent according to this week’s USDA crop progress report.
Illinois’ good and excellent crops were below the national good and excellent percentage of 62 percent and well below the five year national average of good and excellent crops for this week.
The report showed Illinois with 41% of the corn crop dented and 91% in the dough stage.
Ted Mottaz of Elmwood became the Illinois Corn Growers Association President in November of 2018, and he’s been working to lead the organization and accomplish our priorities ever since.Learn More
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