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US Flooding Pushes Corn Price Higher


The U.S. Agriculture Department says widespread flooding in the U.S. Midwestern states has destroyed thousands of acres of farm land. It has also sent the price of corn sharply higher - to more than $7 a bushel - up from $4 this time last year. Economists say consumers are likely to feel the impact of flooded corn fields on their already shrinking wallets. VOA's Mil Arcega reports.

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