DeKalb County Ag by the Numbers – Planting Comparisons

June 13, 2019

Planting Comparisons

On average, most ALL corn and soybeans have been planted by the first of June in Illinois. Not this year.

Due to the wettest May on record, farmers struggled to get their crops planted.

45% of corn and 21% of soybeans were planted by June 2 in Illinois.

Source: USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service

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