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Cooler Conditions Help Crop Growth

 width=Cooler temperatures mixed with light precipitation throughout the state helped improve growing conditions for corn and soybean throughout Illinois last week.

While rainfall amounts were less than normal for this time of year, the cooler temperatures proved to be beneficial for farmers.

With more on this story is USDA Illinois chief crop statistician Brad Schwab.

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Tune into Newstalk 97.3 WTIM and TaylorvilleDailyNews.com for the crop report with Brad Schwab each week leading up to the harvest this fall.

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