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Posted: 13 March 2012 03:22 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Okay guys and gals….What is this unseasonable warm weather going to do to the morel crop this year?...I am guessing this can’t be good but who knows, might just be a banner year again…

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Posted: 13 March 2012 03:58 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I would like to know if they are finding any in Southern IL. that might be a good/bad sign. I looked in the paper today and the ground temp. is 47 degrees at 4 inches here in Sangamon County so it needs to warm up a little more. I am going to check my Aspagus bed and hopefully get it tilled tonight if the it hasn’t started growing, if it has started by chance then who knows with the schrooms, I have noticed over time when it starts it is a good time to hit the woods.

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Posted: 13 March 2012 04:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Local radio had the ground temp of 54 @ 4 inches here…Farmers are putting on anhydrous everywhere here so that tells me it is definiatly around 50°...

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Posted: 13 March 2012 07:37 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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I have seen them being found in the southern states like bama and sippi.

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Posted: 13 March 2012 08:45 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Its just hard to believe they would be popping in IL yet, but who knows?  What is the ideal ground temp for them to start popping? 55?  Does anyone out there have any good websites to track the ground temp?

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Posted: 14 March 2012 08:27 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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CCHUNTER-check your local daily newspaper in the weather section

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Posted: 14 March 2012 09:04 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Here you go:
http://www.isws.illinois.edu/warm/soiltemp.asp

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Posted: 14 March 2012 11:49 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Thanks Murdy!!  I had a website i was watching last year at this time, but its not able to load any longer.

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Posted: 14 March 2012 03:15 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Im with u 247, I think its gonna be a bad year for the shrooms….

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