Drought Continues: Farmers, Shippers Feel Pressure

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Guests

Keith Kissling, manager, Kissling Farms
Gary McManus, associate state climatologist for Oklahoma
Mark Fletcher, co-owner, Ceres Barge Lines

The United States is facing its worst drought since the 1950s, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. With little to no signs of relief on the horizon, many analysts expect conditions to worsen well into next year.

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