Drought and King Corn

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Image-for-WWLA.jpgMore than 1000 counties in 29 states – the most ever -- have been declared natural disaster areas. This year's drought is making Midwestern cornfields look like the Dust Bowl of the 1930's. With both food and energy dependent on corn, is America over-reliant on one crop?  Will prices rise at the grocery store?

Credits

Guests:
Alan Bjerga - Bloomberg News - @AlanBjerga, Bruce Babcock - Iowa State University, Aaron Woolf - Documentary filmmaker - @BigRiverFilms, Keith Collins - National Crop Insurance Services

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Anna Scott, Sonya Geis