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Amid Drought, Corn Harvest Comes Early for Midwest Farmersi
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Kane Farabaugh
August 27, 2012 10:54 PM
The worst drought conditions in a generation are sending some U.S. farmers into their fields early to harvest corn. As VOA's Kane Farabaugh reports from the Midwest state of Illinois, the poor condition of the corn is cutting into farmers' profits and is driving global prices higher.

Amid Drought, Corn Harvest Comes Early for Midwest Farmers

Kane Farabaugh

Published August 27, 2012

The worst drought conditions in a generation are sending some U.S. farmers into their fields early to harvest corn. As VOA's Kane Farabaugh reports from the Midwest state of Illinois, the poor condition of the corn is cutting into farmers' profits and is driving global prices higher.


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