Farmers in Kentucky are feeling the pain from not only a loss of income, but greater expenses to keep their farms running.
Poultry farmers are struggling to feed their birds due to the higher grain prices.
Cattle farmers are in desperate need of hay to feed their cows because their pastures are dried up.
Corn fields across the state have shriveled in the heat and dry weather.
The state Agriculture Commissioner says corn yields from western Kentucky could be down as much as 75%.
Some experts say farmers would be lucky to get 50 bushels an acre, about a third of their normal expectations.