A tale of two farms:
Plainview farmer Michael Zabel (top) expects to have a record corn harvest this year.
Meanwhile, 60 miles south of Zabel’s farm, LeRoy Johnson’s farm is experiencing a bad drought and his crops are stunted and dying.
Read more about the patchwork of lean and plenty that Minnesota’s farms are experiencing from reporter Elizabeth Baier.
(Photos by Alex Kolyer for MPR News)