corn crop

Minnesota Corn Crops A Mixed Bag
Sweltering temps and a lack of rain are leaving many states' corn crops withering away. Farms in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Missouri are part of nine states where up to half of the corn fields are rated as poor or very poor.
USDA: Minnesota 2011 Corn Crop Worth a Record $7B
New figures confirm 2011 was a record year for Minnesota corn farmers even though production fell due to difficult weather. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Tuesday estimated the value of Minnesota's corn crop at a record $7 billion, up 9 percent from the previous record set in 2010.