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August 17, 2012

Beefy Bailout 

A large pile of freshly-butchered red meat.

Government Buys Meat From Drought-Stricken Farmers

The drought has dried up pastures and devastated grain crops, increasing demand and a lowering supply of livestock feed.

August 15, 2012

Drought Drama 

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Drought Brings Misery To Arkansas River Basin

Our story begins where the drought does, at the Arkansas’ headwaters and follows the river to its demise on sunbaked Kansas prairie.

August 10, 2012

Drought Drama 

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Drought Drops Indiana Corn Production By 25 Percent

Indiana's corn and soybean crop yields are some of the hardest hit in the U.S.

August 8, 2012

More Of The Same 

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Drought Strikes Corn Supply — With Global Implications

The worst drought in 25 years has caused the corn and soybean supply to dwindle. Is help on the way?

July 25, 2012

Weird Weather 

Hoosier Hills Food Bank

Drought Hurts Donations To Indiana Food Banks

The drought means less food on the vine, which leaves less food to be donated to Indiana food banks.

July 24, 2012

The Price Is Wrong 

The feet of a person standing on earth that's so dry it's clumped and cracked.

Food Prices Expected To Spike, But Relief May Be In Sight

While economists fear what rising food costs might do to a weak global economy, they predict prices will fall by the end of the year.

July 21, 2012

Harvest Me 

pumpkin on the vine

Fresh From The Garden: Early-Bird Pumpkins, Squash Blossoms

Thanks to weird summer weather, Chef Daniel Orr has already harvested pumpkins from his garden. He uses one in which to bake a chicken.

July 14, 2012

Summer Living 

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Voices From The Drought, Corn Two Ways, Street Food

Eric Herm and Steve Bright talk about how their farms are affected by the drought. We grill and preserve corn, and we eat street food in Ohio and Indiana.

July 13, 2012

Dust Bowl 2.0? 

Dead corn plants turning brown in the sun.

What Goes Up Must Come Down — Even Corn Crop Projections

At the beginning of the planting season, experts predicted a record-busting corn crop in 2012. That was before the drought changed everything.

July 13, 2012

Hot And Dry 

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The Drought And Your Plants

Much of Indiana has been in a drought since May, and on this week's Noon Edition, we'll talk about how the low rainfall is impacting your plants.

July 6, 2012

 

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Agricultural Economists Say Drought Could Impact Food Prices

Purdue economists say if conditions don’t improve, Hoosiers will start to see prices increase at the supermarket.

July 6, 2012

Hot And Dry 

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Indiana’s Drought Could Be The Worst In 30 Years

Purdue experts say they do not know how long Indiana's drought will last.

June 29, 2012

Hot And Dry 

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Midwestern Drought Threatens Crops, Food Prices

With corn prices up about 27 percent in the past month and no sign of rain in Midwestern states, dry weather could force food prices across the country to rise.

June 16, 2012

Audio Meal 

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Local Craft Spirit, Asian Spinach Salad, Parking Lot Garden

We taste cocktails made with the craft spirit Sorgrhum. Chef Orr has 2 recipes with spinach and carrots. And we go to Seattle for a story about urban gardening.

June 16, 2012

Let It Rain 

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Dry Spell Affecting Indiana Farmers And Produce Buyers

The warm spring, spring frost and dry summer are taking a toll on Indiana farmers.

June 9, 2012

This Week's Podcast 

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Rooftop Gardening, Summer Berries, Breaded Pork Tenderloin

In today's podcast, we have two recipes for Caribbean grilled chicken and a sweet treat with berries. Then we pull weeds in the garden with fourth graders.

June 7, 2012

High And Dry 

Drought Concerns in The United States and Abroad Spur Debate on Agricultural Best Practices

Monsanto’s Drought Tolerant Corn May Not Be King

A group of scientists is questioning the company's claims of "more crop per drop."

October 13, 2011

Pricey Peanuts 

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Weather Woes Make Peanut Prices Jump

The price of your PB&J is about to rise as drought and too few peanuts have impacted the cost of peanut butter.

February 21, 2011

Food Vs. Fuel 

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The Effect Of Biofuel On The World Food Crisis

The production of biofuels may be a contributing factor to the rising costs of food worldwide.

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