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“On Point” with Tom Ashbrook (NPR)- Highlights Drought Implications

The “On Point” NPR radio program with Tom Ashbrook highlighted the ongoing impacts of the 2012 drought on today’s program- “Severe Drought Hits The U.S.

Dr. Chris Hurt from Purdue University was a guest, to listen to his overview of the current drought conditions as it relates to corn and soybeans from today’s program, just click here (MP3- 3:57).  In addition, Dr. Hurt also touched on food price implications (MP3- 0:50) from this year’s drought.

Don Duval, farmer and  president of the White County Farm Bureau in Carmi, IL also was on today’s “On Point” program, to listen to a portion of his perspective on the drought from Southern Illinois, just click here (MP3- 1:53).