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Posted: August 13, 2014 at 2:23 a.m.

U.S. expects record-breaking corn crop DES MOINES, Iowa -- Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which on Tuesday revised upward its estimate of this year's corn crop to 14 billion bushels to exceed last year's 13.9 billion bushel record.

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