A dry run from hell: Drought hits the smallest farms the hardest

There is something distinctly pathos-inducing about a corn plant dying of thirst. Maybe that’s why coverage of the 2012 drought has focused on commodity crops, especially corn. Reading the reports, you almost expect Tom Joad to step out from between the brown-baked stalks, as if Steinbeck were writing the copy. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Jul 19, 2012 - 10:20 PM PDT
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Edited by: Dwight Rousu - Jul 20, 2012 - 12:06 AM PDT

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