12 Aug '12, 4pm

Extreme Drought Impacting Crop Yields: Federal forecasters are predicting record prices for corn and soybeans, r...

Extreme Drought Impacting Crop Yields: Federal forecasters are predicting record prices for corn and soybeans, r...

RELATED ARTICLES Katrina Crop Toll Rivals Drought, Expected To Reach $900 Million September 22, 2005 12:00 AM 12 Innovations to Combat Drought, Improve Food Security, and Stabilize Food Prices August 2, 2012 08:49 AM U.S. farmers can't meet booming corn demand July 10, 2010 10:07 AM High corn prices impact crop rotations September 26, 2011 07:08 AM /sustainability/article/44792 Federal forecasters are predicting record prices for corn and soybeans, raising fears of a new world food crisis as the worst U.S. drought in half a century continues to punish key farm states. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday said production of U.S. corn and soybeans is expected to be down 17 percent from its forecast last month of nearly 13 billion bushels, and 13 percent lower than last year. It was the second month in a row when the USDA has cut its production estimate. ADVERTISEMENT...

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