Illinois Farm Bureau's Mark Gebhards provides his weekly five takeaways for members during this Oct. 14 interview with RFD Radio's Rita Frazer.
Wheat that was planted is all looking very good and even.
With several combine and field fires in the area, the rain was needed.
The rain started late afternoon Oct. 18, which brought all harvesting efforts to a halt.
We had our first good rain (1 inch-plus) last week.