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More than half of Indiana dealing with the drought

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. -- The sweltering heat and the lack of rain has impacted much of Indiana's crops.

The Department of Agriculture has stepped in to assess the damage.

The visit comes after a new report from the U.S. Drought Monitor said that more than half of Indiana is dealing with the drought.

The report new report says that 80 of the states 92 counties have been declared natural disasters because of the crop damage.

The USDA said Indiana was the worst hit of the major corn and soybean producing states.

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