Prices at the producer level are only 1.3 percent higher now than a year ago and are going down, even though floods in the Midwest and drought in the South are hurting crops and therefore raised corn and soybean prices.


Prices at the producer level are only 1.3 percent higher now than a year ago and are going down, even though floods in the Midwest and drought in the South are hurting crops and therefore raised corn and soybean prices.

A. than a year ago and are going down, even though floods in the Midwest and drought in the South are hurting crops and therefore raised

B. than those of a year ago and are going down, even though floods in the Midwest and drought in the South are hurting crops and therefore raising

C. than a year ago and are going down, despite floods in the Midwest and drought in the South, and are hurting crops and therefore raising

D. as those of a year ago and are going down, even though floods in the Midwest and drought in the South hurt crops and therefore raise

E. as they were a year ago and are going down, despite floods in the Midwest and drought in the South, and are hurting crops and therefore raising


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Correct Answer: B

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