corn http://wkyufm.org en Regional Corn Crop Has Been Decimated by Drought, Impacting Commodity and Food Prices http://wkyufm.org/post/regional-corn-crop-has-been-decimated-drought-impacting-commodity-and-food-prices <div><p>The brutal weather this summer throughout the Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee region is leading to dire consequences for farmers and consumers. Some corn farmers in southern and western Kentucky have had almost all of their crop wiped out this season. That has many agriculture experts predicting both short and long term effects on commodity and food prices throughout the region. Thu, 19 Jul 2012 12:56:02 +0000 Kevin Willis 15878 at http://wkyufm.org Regional Corn Crop Has Been Decimated by Drought, Impacting Commodity and Food Prices Ongoing Heat Bad News for Commonwealth's Corn Crop http://wkyufm.org/post/ongoing-heat-bad-news-commonwealths-corn-crop <p>Kentucky&#39;s corn crop took a sharp turn for the worse during last week&#39;s record-breaking heat, and nearly half the crop is in poor condition as a drought lingers in some key producing areas. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 15:18:00 +0000 Associated Press 15068 at http://wkyufm.org Ongoing Heat Bad News for Commonwealth's Corn Crop