Corn Crop Suffering Thanks to Louisiana's Hot Summer

By Kiran Chawla, WAFB-TV 9, Baton Rouge

POINTE COUPEE PARISH - Farmers are already expecting a hit to their pocket books, but this season, with Louisiana's brutal heat, combined with very little rain, it's not looking to be the best year. "We were dry earlier on when the corn was smaller and stressed a little and usually, when corn does go through any stress, it doesn't recover from it," said Ray Schexnayder.