An example of what the wet holes or most of the end rows in our area look like.
This corn will yield nothing; and there is a lot of these holes in central & western Illinois.
Japanese beetles are back and they are hungry!
Most of the beetle pressure remains in the first 40' of our soybean fields,
but as corn begins to pollinate this week they will migrate into it and begin clipping silks.
Not much to report this week. It was too wet to spray or do any ditch bank mowing. We hauled a few loads of corn, but the Illinois River rose to flood stage and it became too dangerous to load barges on the quick current. The forecast looks promising for the next 7-10 days and we hope to wrap up spraying our soybeans.