Lebanon Reporter

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June 29, 2012

Dire circumstances loom for corn crop

Boone County — Indiana corn farmers are entering a period that could wipe out their harvest.

With no relief from a moderate drought expected within the next two weeks for Boone County and other Indiana farmers, the potential for a disastrous failure of the corn crop is higher than it has been in decades.

Alan Wilhoite, a rural Lebanon grain and hog producer, and Dan Lawson, a Thorntown-area beef and grain producer, were at the Dallas airport on their way home from a conference in Colorado Springs.

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