“I have never seen the river bed so dry,” were the words my father said under his breath. “Yeah, I know,” I replied back to him. I knew this drought would be bad, like the others in Iowa’s summers, but never in my life have I seen one so bad. “Farming will be a big challenge this year. Mainly because the demand for corn is so high this year,” my father said. “What’s the big prob-“ My big brother said, but was cut off my the shock of seeing the river. “It’s gonna be a bad year,” my father said.