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Hot, Dry and Potentially Costly

Posted Thursday, July 19, 2012

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Hot, Dry and Potentially Costly Most of the nation is gripped in a dry spell the likes of which we haven't seen in decades. We've had fewer rainy days in Northeast Ohio this season than at any time since the Great Depression. There's a little rain in the forecast now, but not nearly enough to make up the deficit. Corn prices are going way up. On the farm , in your yard and in your wallet: The effect of the 2012 drought, Thursday at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas. Hosted by Mike McIntyre.

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Economy, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends, Environment

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Sarah Jamison, hydrologist, National Weather Service
Joe Cornely, Senior Dir., Corp. Communications Ohio Farm Bureau Federation
Matt Roberts, OSU agriculture economist,
Cynthia Druckenbrod, director of horticulture, Cleveland Botanical Garden

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