In this Sept. 2012 photo, a central Illinois corn farmer harvest his crops in Oreana, Ill. Despite the U.S. enduring its worst drought in decades, a The U.S. Department of Agriculture report to be ... more 
In this Sept. 2012 photo, a central Illinois corn farmer harvest his crops in Oreana, Ill. Despite the U.S. enduring its worst drought in decades, a The U.S. Department of Agriculture report to be issued on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 is expected to show a harvest that's smaller nationally but still surprisingly strong considering the lingering drought. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Seth Perlman
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 6:05 PM EST