Final estimates for 2017 IL crops

Final estimates for 2017 IL crops

The final estimates for the 2017 crop in Illinois include some new records Says Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener.

Producers harvested 470 thousand acres of winter wheat and the yield is estimated at 76 acres per bushel. That tops the previous record by two bushels.

Schleusener gives the numbers on soybeans.

Oat production was down 2%