Western Illinois farmer satisfied with planting progress so far

Western Illinois farmer satisfied with planting progress so far

A western Illinois farmer says he’s satisfied with planting progress to this point.

Brady Holst, who farms in Hancock County, tells Brownfield a mid-April window was productive.

“We’re all done with corn and about 75% done with beans, but for our area it’s probably pretty close.”  He says, “I would say 80% of the corn is done in our area. So, we’re really far ahead of the other parts of the state.”

He says they’ve since seen beneficial rains.

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