Merrill Kelsay checks some of his corn crop on his farm in Whiteland, Ind., Thursday, July 19, 2012. Kelsey raises about 500 dairy cows that his crops provide a majority of the feed. The drought has ... more 
Merrill Kelsay checks some of his corn crop on his farm in Whiteland, Ind., Thursday, July 19, 2012. Kelsey raises about 500 dairy cows that his crops provide a majority of the feed. The drought has lowered yields on his farm. The new U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday says almost 54 percent of Indiana is in extreme drought, a situation that experts say will take weeks of regular rainfall to relieve. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Michael Conroy
Thu, Jul 19, 2012 5:00 PM EDT