from Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 9:00 AM
|A government meteorologist predicted that the hot and dry weather in the Midwest this year may rival the drought in 1988 that cost agriculture $78 billion. This hour, Kathleen Dunn and her guests discuss the current drought in Wisconsin, and the implications for farmers and consumers.
- Paul D. Mitchell, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
- Chris Kucharik, Associate Professor of Agronomy & Environmental Studies,
Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- Dave Hansen, Program Supervisor, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection's Farm Center.
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