Article Photos: Midwest hot, dry spell brings back drought worries 2/4

File - In this Aug. 27, 2013, file photo an ear of corn hangs on a withered stalk in Farmingdale, Ill., corn field. A growing season that began unusually wet and cold in the Midwest is finishing hot and dry, renewing worries of drought and the impact it may have on crops according to the weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, by the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)