Floodwaters inundated this hog farm in Oakville, Iowa, which had been surrounded by corn fields, in this June 16 file photo. Beef, pork, poultry and even eggs, cheese and milk are expected to get more expensive as livestock owners go out of business or are forced to slaughter more animals to cope with rocketing costs for corn-based animal feed.


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