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Kevin Raber

Kevin Raber farms near Browns in Wabash County. He is an original Cropwatcher.


Rainfall amounts of between 1/2 to 3/4 inch fell Wednesday. I was back shelling corn Thursday afternoon. Hopefully, I will finish corn Friday. Heavy rains in June, then hot, dry weather in July and August, took its toll on my corn yields.


A good harvest week here in southeastern Illinois. Corn harvest is probably 80 to 90 percent complete. Bean harvest is just getting a good start. Almost time to start sowing wheat.


No report


Heat and humidity last week dried things out, but also made working outside miserable. Corn moisture has dropped rapidly with the extreme heat. There have been some beans cut, but I haven’t heard yields.