Amy Mayer http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Farmers Cautious Of Drought-Resistant Seeds http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/farmers-cautious-drought-resistant-seeds Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Here in the United States, the corn harvest is nearly complete. It was earlier and much smaller than in recent years, which means stockpiles are lower and prices will likely be higher. Now, while this summer's drought is largely to blame, the dry weather did offer perfect conditions to test drought-resistant corn. As Iowa Public Radio's Amy Mayer reports, seed companies and farmers are now crunching the yield numbers to see what these new varieties could mean in coming years.<p>AMY MAYER, BYLINE: Gary Plunkett feels giddy with anticipation. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 08:47:00 +0000 Amy Mayer 5475 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org