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Frigid cold and snow put harvest on hold

Some Tri-State farmers are still working to finish up harvest, as just 71 percent of corn in Illinois has been harvested, according to the USDA.

Farmers said the winter weather is just another bump in the road in a long and exhausting year.

The cold and the snow are keeping many Tri-State farmers out of the fields.One said another day inside just means more work this harvest season. But before they do that, they need warmer weather.

Kara Biernat

Kara Biernat is a MultiMedia Journalist for WGEM News.

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