Comment On U.s. Drought Is Withering Corn Crop

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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