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Drought leaves corn crop withering in Iowa

Christine Romans get a closer look at how the drought is affecting corn farmers in Davenport, Iowa.

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  1. Tia

    Its a unfortunate situtiion for the farmers and their crops due to this severe dry hot scorching wheather. I'm sure its very hard on them and their families, and their finances. As it will be for the consumer. Corn feeds for live stock and people as well as for ethenal runing vehicles,all require the beloved veggie to co exsist. Very little rain and the Mississippi river under dangerous levels,can be and or is a very serious situtiion,to and already economic strain to the farmers,their crops,live stock and we the consumer.Perhaps well water or some other vast body of water can be sump pumped in,to spare this very needed and nourishing crops.

    August 1, 2012 at 4:24 am | Report abuse | Reply

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