CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A new program could help farmers manage risks they face every year. It could be one of the biggest boosts they've seen in decades.
ILLINOIS -- The state's corn harvest continues to lag.
FAIRMOUNT -- The cool, wet summer was great for many crops, but not grape growers.
Latest: 5:43 pm, 9/23/14, Tuesday CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Farmers have been expecting a bumper crop after this summer's weather.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Some corn farmers are looking for record yields.
URBANA -- An area church is growing fresh vegetables for the community and the hungry.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- With harvest season approaching, farmers are keeping their eyes on the skies.
ILLINOIS -- Farmers expect one of the best crops they've had in five years.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- The weather has been pretty toasty the past couple weeks, but it's perfect for farmers and their crops.
MIDWEST -- A new market is opening up in the Midwest which could be worth millions of dollars to local farmers.
NATIONAL -- Despite torrential rains and cooler temperatures, it looks like crops are in good shape.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- An area businesswoman took a class about farming a few years ago and now she's using those skills in her life.
CHAMPAIGN -- A mid-April dip in temperatures means the soil is too cold to plant crops. Now, farmers around the state are playing the waiting game.
URBANA -- Rain is threatening vegetable farmers too.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- More than half the state's corn and soybean crops have been harvested and it's going to be a great year for farmers.
FORD COUNTY -- Up to 20-acres of crops were burned in a fire, but the majority had already been harvested.
DECATUR -- Illinois is anticipating lower grain prices this year causing some farmers to question their land values. But some farm managers say there's no need to worry.
URBANA -- Drought conditions are impacting farmers in Champaign County.
SANGAMON COUNTY -- Farmers are expecting hefty corn crops this year.
Update: 6:18 pm DECATUR -- Illinois farmers are packing into the Farm Progress Show, but they're not the only ones.
SAVOY -- The growing season is well underway, but farmers say they could use a change in the weather.
CHAMPAIGN -- Slowly but surely it's melting away, but is all of that snow hurting crops?
URBANA -- Farmers are readjusting their harvesting plans after already weakened crops get hit again.
URBANA -- The drought has affected so much, many people wonder if the Annual Sweet Corn Festival can take place.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is getting drier by the day.
CHAMPAIGN -- Rain has been rare this summer meaning people were more than happy to see some rain drops Sunday.
PESOTUM -- Crop farmers are bracing for a potentially devastating heatwave which could ruin yields.