Illinois farmers harvest corn crops near Monticello, Ill. An unseasonably hot summer likely damaged much of this year's corn crop, which means farmers may seek support through their crop insurance.

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Workers pick onions on a Vidalia onion farm in Lyons, Ga. Farmers are concerned that the state's new legislation meant to bar illegal immigrants from the workforce will scare away migrant laborers. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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