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Let the harvest begin ...

Area farmers like the one pictured here have been busy in the fields in and around Bureau County. According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, corn harvest reached 13 percent last week; 10 percent of the beans have also been harvested. When it comes to pasture land, conditions were rated at 12 percent very poor, 27 percent poor, 44 percent fair, 16 percent good and 1 percent excellent.

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