Freak US heatwave bursts corn crop forecast

Dry, hot weather hits corn crops at crucial stage in development, possibly dooming annual harvest.

    Dry weather and the most intense heatwave in 25 years have contributed to the deterioration of US corn crops.

    The high temperstruck at a crucial stage of the corn's development; corn prices are expected to rise, along with the prices of any products that use corn.

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from the US Midwest.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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