USDA projects total export sales in 2019-20 at 1.85 billion bushels of corn and 1.77 billion bushels of beans, both down over 2 billion bushels from 2017-18.
Twenty-nine percent of the corn crop remained unharvested as of the first of last week while soybean harvest progressed to 87% complete statewide.
The Midwest accounts for nearly one-quarter of propane consumption nationwide.
Eight factors have supported the ag industry the last five years.
Illinois became one of eight states under the disaster declaration.
When will NASS lower harvested acres, and by how much?
The sectors of most concern to ag lenders include dairy, crop production and beef.