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

In this Aug. 27, 2013, photo corn drying up prematurely grows in front of a billboard in a field near Davey, Neb. 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/Nati Harnik)