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Drought / Food #1028611

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 10, 2012
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(Studio: David Muir) A government report on the impact of the drought on American farms introduced; scenes shown of the corn in a Nebraska town.

(Studio: Ginger Zee) The economic impact of the bad corn crop on food and biofuel prices examined; scenes shown of the low Mississippi River. [Illinois farmer John KIEFNER†- shows his corn.] [Pig producer Jan HEUBER†- predicts shortages.] The prediction of above average rainfall and the status of Tropical Storm Ernesto discussed; map shown.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Zee, Ginger
Duration:
00:03:10

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