U.S. Corn Growers Farming in Hell as Heat Spreads

U.S. Corn Growers Farming in Hell as Heat Spreads

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Crops on July 1 were in the worst condition since 1988, and a Midwest heat wave last week set or tied 1,067 temperature records, government data show. Rabobank International said June 28 that corn may rise 15 percent more by December to near a record $8 a bushel.