Crazy Weather To Blame For The Hardest Year In History For Illinois Farmers

Considering just how much of the country’s crops are grown in the Midwest, seemingly small issues can lead to devastating, widespread shortages. That is precisely what has transpired this year, as the soil has been saturated due to unprecedented rainfall. Here’s everything you need to know:

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