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     January 28, 2021      #36-28 KDJ

What a difference a year makes: Local grain

By Lee Provost

HERSCHER — One year ago, more than two-thirds of the corn crops were still waving in the autumn winds. An estimated 55 percent of the soybean crop had yet to be harvested.

Fast forward one year later. A state survey completed Monday afternoon reported that 81 percent of the Illinois soybean harvest is complete and 66 percent of the corn harvest has been put under roof.

What a difference a year makes.

Locally, Kankakee County Farm Bureau Director Chad Miller said Monday that upwards of 90 ...

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