Illinois producers are making significant corn planting progress.  There were about 4 1/2 days suitable for fieldwork last week, giving farmers some nice, long days in the field.

State Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener:

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2% of soybeans, 1% of sorghum, and 82% of oats have been planted.  2% of winter wheat has headed.  Average statewide topsoil moisture stands at 8% short, 75% adequate, and 17% surplus.

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