Western Illinois Beans Feeling The Impacts Of Dry July And August

soybean fieldRain gauges continue to run on empty in Western Illinois.  And producers are feeling the impacts.  Jim Coyne’s corn crop hasn’t been hurt that bad, but his soybean crop is taking a beating. He hasn’t had a measureable rain on his lower Rock Island County farm in a long while.
coyne field conditions
Coyne farms near Milan.