Gov. Pritzker Seeks Agriculture Disaster DeclarationGov. J.B. Pritzker is seeking a federal agriculture disaster declaration for all of Illinois following the state's soggy planting season.
Soggy Fields Leave Midwestern Farmers With Few Good AnswersIn the 18 states that grow most of the nation's corn, only 58% of the crop had been planted as of last week — a far cry from the 90% that would ordinarily be planted by that point. In states that grow nearly all of the soybeans, less than half of the normal crop had been planted.
Heavy Rains Have Illinois Farmers Dealing With Soaked CropsCBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports farmers in Peotone are dealing with soggy crops.
Outlook Worsens For Illinois CropsBarring 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: Drought Disaster Looms For CropsFarmers have their eyes on the end of the week, when temperatures could hit triple digits. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Blizzard Aftermath To Affect Lake Levels, FarmsSnow from this month’s blizzard is slowly leaving us, but the snow may impact us for the next several months.