Severe Drought Threatens Midwest Corn Crops

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A weed grows through the dry earth at Marion Kujawa's pond which he... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Agriculture,Cattle,Domestic Animals,Drought,Dry,Farm,Field,Finance,Growth,Horizontal,Illinois,Outdoors,Pond,USA,Water,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesASHLEY, IL - JULY 16: A weed grows through the dry earth at Marion Kujawa's pond which he uses to water the cattle on his farm on July 16, 2012 in Ashley, Illinois. Kujawa has been digging the pond deeper after it began to dry up during the current drought. According to the Illinois Farm Bureau the state is experiencing the sixth driest year on record. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)