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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A truck drops off a load of soybeans at the Gateway FS elevator on the Kaskaskia River, a tributary of the Mississippi River, 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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A truck drops off a load of soybeans at the Gateway FS elevator on the Kaskaskia River, a tributary of the Mississippi River, 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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