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In this Sept. 19 file photo, corn plants weakened by the drought lie on the ground after being knocked over by rain in Bennington, Neb. With most of the Upper Midwest still gripped by drought, farmers this year are protecting themselves by purchasing greater levels of crop insurance coverage. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Farmers raise crop insurance coverage levels as Midwest still gripped by drought

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Upper Midwest crop insurance agents are breathing a little easier.


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