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After one of the wettest years on record, a drought could start to creep into the Midwest.

The latest drought monitor shows parts of Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana are now on the brink of a drought. The Midwest Region of the drought monitor is 84% drought-free, down from 91% last week.

Any classified drought in the corn belt can potentially lead to yield loss, especially this year where many fields were planted late.

A late harvest season is also expected this year, with concerns of early frost damage.

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