[QODLink]
Americas
Drought leaves US crops in a poor state
G20 leaders to use corn and soya bean figures to decide if joint action is needed to stop price rise.
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2012 21:47

The US has released a much-awaited report into the state of the country's corn and soya bean crops.

G20 leaders will use the figures to decide whether or not joint action is needed to stop the price of food from rising worldwide.

Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Brookston, Indiana, in the Midwest.

53

Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Featured
No one convicted after 58 people gunned down in cold blood in 2009 in the country's worst political mass killing.
While hosting the World Internet Conference, China tries Tiananmen activist for leaking 'state secrets' to US website.
Once staunchly anti-immigrant, some observers say the conservative US state could lead the way in documenting migrants.
NGOs say women without formal documentation are being imprisoned after giving birth in Malaysia.
Public stripping and assault of woman and rival protests thereafter highlight Kenya's gender-relations divide.