Effects Of Midwest Drought Spread Across Nation

Guests

Frank Morris, managing supervisor, Harvest Public Media
Mark Svoboda, monitoring program area leader, National Drought Mitigation Center

The U.S. Drought Monitor reports that more than 80 percent of the continental U.S. is either in a drought or considered "abnormally dry". Farmers and ranchers in the corn and soybean belt are feeling the effects, and the impact is rippling through other economic sectors as well.

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