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PBS NewsHour | Heat Wave, Drought Create 'Grim' Crop Yields for Farmers in Plains, South | PBS

Duration: 06:34
Program: PBS NewsHour #10124
Broadcast Date: Aug. 3, 2011

New research by the National Drought Mitigation Center shows 12 percent of U.S. land is in the midst of an exceptional drought, which is the largest contiguous area to suffer such difficult conditions in 12 years. Ray Suarez discusses how the drought has punished American farmers with Harvest Public Media's Frank Morris.

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Post Date: August 3, 2011