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U.S. drought is withering corn crop

The worst U.S. drought since Ronald Reagan was president is withering the world's largest corn crop, and the speed of the damage may spur the government to make a record cut in its July estimate for domestic inventories.

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    08/5/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Is Climate Change to Blame for the Current U.S. Drought?
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  • Europe Heat Wave Wilting Corn Adds to U.S. Drought: Commodities
    Heat waves in southern Europe are withering the corn crop and reducing yields in a region that accounts for 16 percent of global exports at a time when U.S. drought already drove prices to a record. Temperatures in a band running from eastern Italy across ...
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