In this Aug. 10, 2012 photo, bowls of boiled corn and peaches sit on the floor after they were served as a snack inside a North Korean farmhouse at Tongbong cooperative farm in Hamju County, South ... more 
In this Aug. 10, 2012 photo, bowls of boiled corn and peaches sit on the floor after they were served as a snack inside a North Korean farmhouse at Tongbong cooperative farm in Hamju County, South Hamgyong Province, North Korea. It has been a tough year for North Korea's farmers, who grappled with an extended dry spell in the spring, followed by heavy rains from a series of summer storms and typhoon. The U.N. is launching a field mission across North Korea to gauge the state of the food situation. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By David Guttenfelder
Wed, Sep 19, 2012 3:19 AM EDT