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Increased drought portends lower future Midwest crop yields

May 1, 2014

people and society graphic Increasingly harsh drought conditions in the U.S. Midwest's Corn Belt may take a serious toll on corn and soybean yields over the next half-century, according to research published today in the journal Science. Corn yields could drop by 15 to 30 percent, according to the paper's estimates. Full Story

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