U.S. drought may hit world’s poor the hardest

  • Jon Miller

    Executive producer, Food for 9 Billion

With more than half of the U.S. under drought conditions, corn and soy farmers are expecting a sharp drop in yields this year. When supplies go down, prices go up – and not just in American supermarkets. David Beckmann of Bread for the World and Brian Fuchs of the National Drought Mitigation Center talk with PBS NewsHour’s Ray Suarez about what drought in the U.S. grain belt might mean for some of the world's poorest people. NewsHour is a partner in the “Food for 9 Billion” project.

Watch Facing Drought, Farmers' Crops Taking Heat on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.

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