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Steve Niedbalski shows his drought and heat stricken corn while chopping it down for feed Wednesday in Nashville, Ill. Farmers in parts of the Midwest are dealing with the worst drought in nearly 25 years.

Corn farmers mow fields as drought worsens

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Some cornstalks in fields around the farm where David Kellerman works stand tall, but appearances can be deceiving. When the husks are pulled back, the cobs are empty. No kernels developed as the plants struggled with heat and drought.

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