Photos Capture Corn Devastation in Dry Midwest

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July 14, 2012; 4:28 AM ET
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Photos Capture Corn Devastation in Dry Midwest

Storified by Accu Weather · Thu, Jul 12 2012 04:33:45

Harvest 2012 has begun. Chopping #drought stressed #corn in southern WI. Anyone tired of this year yet? http://pic.twitter.com/hYp45SZfBen Huber
The Midwest corn disaster will continue spreading northwest with persistent heat, building drought. http://ow.ly/catWWAccuWeather.com
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Regional Drought Monitor: MidwestThe data cutoff for Drought Monitor maps is Tuesday at 7 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The maps, which are based on analysis of the data, a...
PHOTO - Opened ear of (otherwise healthy looking) #corn shows dramatic impact of #drought in South-Central Illinois. http://pic.twitter.com/JNSFAnh8Scott Ealy Now
PHOTO 2 - Open ear of (otherwise healthy looking) #corn shows dramatic impact of #drought in South-Central Illinois: http://pic.twitter.com/xE4fZNCUScott Ealy Now
Midwest drought is alarming farmers and heating up commodities markets http://twitpic.com/a64813WSJ News Graphics
Corn fields being irrigated near Forest City Illinois as Midwest drought worsens. Photo by CBS News' Jim Krasula http://pic.twitter.com/EjQZOC7ICBS Radio News
Corn in wi on life support not long before disaster no rain in sight http://pic.twitter.com/0LI6t7LiTravis Styer
Drought conditions North East Kansas. http://yfrog.com/mod6zejDavid Townsend
It's a rough time for #ag in Neb. Find out what the drought is doing now & what the future holds on NCN at 9! http://pic.twitter.com/3GNvtQpOMegan Johnson

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