NY Times: Worries Mount as Farmers Push for Big Harvest
"In a year when global harvests need to be excellent to ease the threat of pervasive food shortages, evidence is mounting that they will be average at best. Some farmers are starting to fear disaster.
"American corn and soybean farmers are suffering from too much rain, while Australian wheat farmers have been plagued by drought."
Asia News: North Korea, 800,000 dead from famine
France24.com: Ethiopia faces a new famine
North America tomato industry reeling: growers: "Florida's tomato industry is in 'complete collapse' and growers in California and Mexico are having trouble selling their crops..."