Photo Of The Day: Irene Ravages Eastern Crops

(AP) — An ear of corn hangs on a stalk in Nazareth, Pa., Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, in a field damaged when Hurricane Irene blew through the day before. From cotton in North Carolina to corn in Pennsylvania, some farmers are reporting total losses after crops were flattened by wind, submerged under water or scalded by salty spray kicked up by Irene.

(AP) — An ear of corn hangs on a stalk in Nazareth, Pa., Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, in a field damaged when Hurricane Irene blew through the day before.

From cotton in North Carolina to corn in Pennsylvania, some farmers are reporting total losses after crops were flattened by wind, submerged under water or scalded by salty spray kicked up by Irene. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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