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Nebraska / Midwest Drought #235685

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 01, 1974
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(Studio) Nebraska hard hit by drought.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Syracuse, Nebraska) [Farmer Wayne WOHLERS - says he won't make anything from corn crop this year May get feed for cattle.] Most grazing grass ruined by drought. [Farmer Marv HOFFMAN - says crops situation looked great 6 wks. ago.] 80% corn crop killed in Otoe Cnty. Shortage of corn results in high prices for cattle feed and ultimately higher meat prices. [Elmer WATERMEIER - says everyone feels financial crunch from corn crop loss.] [Otto WELLENSIEK - believes car dealer 1st to be hit.]
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Mudd, Roger;
Roth, Richard

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