A flooded field in Peotone. (Credit: CBS)

Heavy Rains Have Illinois Farmers Dealing With Soaked Crops

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports farmers in Peotone are dealing with soggy crops.


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.


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.


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