Thomas Neblett Sunrise Planting company LLC Clarksdale Miss

Thomas Neblett, Sunrise Planting company LLC, Clarksdale, Miss.

Delta crops endure as heat wears on — photo gallery

U.S. agriculture has been hit with tremendous heat in 2012 — with more to come. Cotton, corn, soybean, rice and peanut fields show the tenacity of Delta farmers as they battle with high temperatures and summer sun. (Photographs by Farm Press Associate Editor Chris Bennett)