The Charger Bulletin

Drought-Driven Food Costs May Damp Consumer Sentiment

Sara J Dufort

September 5, 2012

Due to the severe drought that has affected the Midwest, food costs are expected to rise for the next nine months. The drought, which is the worst in decades, has already destroyed more than half of the United States’ corn crop. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has already declared 1,600 counties...

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