USDA Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Undersecretary Michael Scuse talks with local farmers and producers as he toured drought disaster areas in Whiteland, Ind., Thursday, July 19, 2012. The ... more 
USDA Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Undersecretary Michael Scuse talks with local farmers and producers as he toured drought disaster areas in Whiteland, Ind., Thursday, July 19, 2012. The current drought map of Indiana is at the left. 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 5:01 PM EDT