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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- Abbott, Charles Correspondent Reuters News Service
- Hamer, Hubert Chair Department of Agriculture->National Agricultural Statistics Board
- Scully, Steven Host C-SPAN
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