Wet Weather Delays Midwest Corn Harvest

From a cab perched over the front of his bright green John Deere combine, Dennis Friest watches as rows of dried cornstalks are pulled into the big harvester trundling through a field that stretches to the horizon. Yellow corn kernels pour into a hopper behind the cab, and chopped up cornstalks, leaves and shelled cobs are kicked out onto the ground where they will be plowed into the soil next spring.

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