Soybeans in Illinois Ahead of Average and Promise Strong Yields in 2015

Soybeans continue to be planted ahead the average pace in Illinois, although challenging weather has played a role this season.

The Illinois crop is 88% in the ground, outpacing the average of 83% for early June.

An important commodity for many uses, and a nitrogen-fixing plant, Illinois soybeans are not only ahead of schedule but also a major product in terms of volume on the national scene.

In the state by state comparison shown below, Illinois’ fertile ground, agreeable growing conditions, and precision farming techniques promise a strong harvest again this season.

If your plans involve improving your soybean acreage or increasing your farm size, it’s a good idea to stay in touch with your regional LandGuy representative. LandGuys has tillable land available for next year’s crop.

– LT Taylor