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PBS NewsHour | NewsHour Connect: Heat Wave Has Midwest Agriculture Melting, Food Prices Rising | PBS

Duration: 05:57
Program: PBS NewsHour #10120
Broadcast Date: Jul. 28, 2011

Agriculture has been suffering as farmers across states such as Kansas, Texas, and Oklahoma have seen their crops decimated in a summer filled with drought and heat waves. Hari Sreenivasan talks with Harvest Public Media reporters Frank Morris and Eric Durban about the troubles local farmers are facing with can eventually translate into problems in consumers' wallets.

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Post Date: July 28, 2011