Nervous U.S. Farmers Make Alternate Plans as Mississippi Drys Up : News Photo

Nervous U.S. Farmers Make Alternate Plans as Mississippi Drys Up

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Nick Maddox sweeps near a grate covering a delivery pit at the Gateway FS elevator in Evansville, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. U.S. farmers, facing aftershocks of the worst drought in 50 years, are improvising alternative plans for corn, soybeans and other grains that won’t be moving to world markets as the Mississippi River dries up. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Nick Maddox sweeps near a grate covering a delivery pit at the Gateway FS elevator in Evansville, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. U.S. farmers, facing aftershocks of the worst drought in 50 years, are improvising alternative plans for corn, soybeans and other grains that won’t be moving to world markets as the Mississippi River dries up. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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