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Crops are suffering in Illinois under this summer's dry conditions. (CBS)

Outlook Worsens For Illinois Crops

Barring the arrival of rain — and lots of it — the state’s crops are likely to come in at greatly reduced levels this year, hiking prices for consumers.

07/09/2012

Farmers in Will County are worried that continued hot weather and no rain will greatly reduce crop yield. (CBS)

Farmers: Drought Disaster Looms For Crops

Farmers have their eyes on the end of the week, when temperatures could hit triple digits. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

06/25/2012

Snow piles up in an alley off of Sheridan Road in Rogers Park. (Credit: CBS)

Blizzard Aftermath To Affect Lake Levels, Farms

Snow from this month’s blizzard is slowly leaving us, but the snow may impact us for the next several months.

WBBM Newsradio–02/16/2011