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Higher Harvest Grain Prices Cushion Drought Loss For Ohio Farmers

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Madison County corn field is harvested near West Jefferson, Ohio. Corn yields are lower this year because of drought damage.
24, 2012

Ohio’s farmers are finishing corn and soybean harvests early this fall. After months of dire predictions, it appears Central Ohio was spared the most severe damage from summer drought and heat. Crop yields are down, but higher prices are cushioning farmers’ balance sheets.