This year's early frost could put a chill in some Midwest banks' agriculture loan portfolios.

The first crop-damaging frost in 20 years is reducing - or eliminating - farmers' corn and soybean yields in some parts of the region, leaving farm lenders waiting to see how customers' harvests turn out.

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