Impact of Drought on Food Prices

Hubert Hamer and Charles Abbott talked about the effect of ongoing drought on the nation’s economy. They discussed the… read more

Hubert Hamer and Charles Abbott talked about the effect of ongoing drought on the nation’s economy. They discussed the agricultural sector, food prices and production, imports and exports, federal subsidy and crop insurance programs, and renewable fuels such as ethanol. They also discussed how the drought was affecting the latest farm bill.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Jan 25, 2013

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  • Jan 25, 2013 | 9:20am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 25, 2013 | 9:31am EST | C-SPAN 1
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