R-4 (Best Light Feature): A firsthand look at harvest

R-4 (Best Light Feature): A firsthand look at harvest: Play now!

This entry consists of a feature story on the fall harvest in East Central Illinois.  Reporter Michael Kiser rode along with a local farmer in his combine to get a firsthand look at conditions.  The story aired on October 10th.  The story's anchor lead read as follows:      An area farmer says the corn and soybean crop have turned out to be better than expected after a roller coaster of a planting and growing season. Michael Kiser got a chance to ride in the combine with him today and has this report.  The story's anchor tag read as follows:  Champaign County Farm Bureau Manager Brad Uken says corn yields across the county are averaging in the 175 to 200 bushel range, while soybeans are in the 45 to 60 bushel range.


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