Bumper corn, bean crops forecast

But bearish prices, lack of storage confront grain farmers

Posted: August 23, 2014 at 2:03 a.m.

A pilot releases smoke to gauge wind direction during a crop-dusting demonstration over a cornfield earlier this month in Arlington, Wis. Field inspections show the U.S. corn harvest could be 1 percent more than a recent government estimate.

The ripening corn and soybean fields stretch for miles in every direction from Dennis Wentworth's farm in Downs, Ill. As he marveled at his best-yielding crops ever, he wondered aloud where the heck he'll put it all.

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