PBS NewsHour Food Prices Rise Across the US Due to Drought
Food Prices Rise Across the US Due to Drought Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Food Prices Rise Across the US Due to Drought
The drought gripping the Midwest is affecting 88 percent of the country's corn crop and will send food prices up next year, according to a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Hari Sreenevasan spoke Thursday with Richard Volpe, research economist for the USDA. We asked if prices will rise equally across the country or hit particular regions harder than others.
Premiere Date: 07/26/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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