5:05 a.m.  Max discusses the nation’s increasing drought area and its impact on crops and prices with Paul Georgy President of Allendale, in McHenry, IL

How do dairy cows deal with the extreme heat? John Oncken visits with Wisconsin dairy farmer Bill Endres who says when temperatures hit 100, they use water misters and large fans to keep their cows comfortable.

Jim Fizzell again offers advice on helping your lawns and trees survive drought conditions and then answers a listener who wonders if putting sugar in the hole when you plant your tomato plants will make the tomato sweeter.

Gary Pack at Twin Garden Farms in Harvard, IL tells Orion that, thanks to irrigation, the sweet corn crop is doing very well and they will begin harvesting Meirei sweet corn next Wednesday.

6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with  Lou Manfredini 

7:35 a.m.  During this hot weather you'll do just about anything to stay cool...even if your AC guys tell you it’ll 1000 dollars to fix the problem!  Lou Manfredini will tell you what to look for so no one takes advantage of you.

9 - 11:30 a.m.  WGN Weekend with Jen Weigel in for Bill Moller

9:10 a.m.  Jen Weigel (in for Bill Moller) chats with Tribune food critic Phil Vettel about the Taste of Chicago and a money expert who will explain why women make better investment decisions than men.

11:30 a.m.  Chicago Cubs Pre-Game with Judd Sirott

12:05 p.m.  Chicago Cubs Baseball with Pat Hughes and Keith Moreland

Chicago vs Arizona

4 - 6 p.m.  Sports Central with Glen Kozlowski and Jim Memelo

4:07 p.m.  Will the Cubs be making any trades?  Koz and Memolo debate and take your calls.  They will also discuss the Penn State/Joe Paterno story and give you a chance to win prizes during Home Run Derby

6 - 10 p.m.  Nick Digilio

10 p.m. - 12 a.m.  Erin Carman

10:07 p.m.  You’ve heard about WGN’s beautiful new studios but what does an interior decorator think?  Erin Carman welcomes one who will provide tips on how to spruce your (and our new) digs. 
12 - 5 a.m.  WGN Weekend Late Night
12mid-1am WGN Sports Night
12:05 a.m. Sports Night talks Jabari Parker, bicycle safety, Wrigley Field conditions and hand washing courtesy.

1am-2am Dean Richards

1:05 a.m.  Dean Richards chats with Phylicia Rashad about her role in Immediate Family at the Goodman Theatre.  Plus the stars of Rock of Ages

2am-3am John Williams
2:05 a.m.  John Williams talks with David Maraniss about his latest book, Barack Obama: The Story.
3am-4am Nick Digilio
3:05 a.m.  Nick Digilio and the guys of e-film critic discuss this weekend's new movies including 'Ice Age:  Continental Drift.' 
4:05 a.m.  Milt Rosenberg moderates a discussion of President Obama's Health Care Mandate.