• Heat wave to turn into rain wave

    (WAND) -- After several afternoons in the 90s, cooler air is on the way to central Illinois along with some rain.

  • Weekend rains turn fields soggy, dry days ahead

    (WAND) -- Several inches of rain since the weekend have easily erased any dry soils across central Illinois.

  • No relief from heat to start June

    (WAND) -- Above average temperatures are expected to continue as we head through the start of June.

  • Heat, lack of rain starting to stress corn

    (WAND) -- Yet another week of 90° heat has led to rapid crop growth, however some corn is getting stressed.

  • Warm week ahead to continue rapid crop growth

    (WAND) -- Above-average temperatures this week will keep central Illinois crops growing quickly.

  • Optimal growing conditions expected to continue through mid-May

    (WAND) - After a great start to May, optimal growing conditions expected to continue through mid-May.

  • May off to a near perfect start for farmers

    (WAND) -- With seasonable temperatures and just the right amount of rain, Ag Expert Dave Brown says bean and corn development is off to a great start.

  • Warm start to May good for corn, bean germination

    (WAND) -- The end of April and start of May will feature the warmest air so far this season.

  • Temperatures finally cooperating for farmers

    (WAND) -- With the lack of major cold spells in the last few days, the planting process has started in parts of central Illinois.

  • Yet another cool week to slow start of planting

    (WAND) -- Winter will fail to surrender to spring for another week meaning another cool stretch is ahead for central Illinois.

  • Warmer, not as wet for second week of April

    (WAND) - The second week of April is looking warmer and not as wet for farmers looking to start the planting process early.

  • Early April forecast not optimal for farmers

    Farmers anxious to get in the field will have to wait as the forecast looks uncooperative to start April.

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