Nation | Business

Drought Hurts U.S. Grain Exporters, Market Share

NPR | Nov. 20, 2012 3:52 a.m. | Updated: Nov. 20, 2012 9:07 a.m.

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Abbie Fentress Swanson

In the coming year, the USDA predicts that American corn exports will be at a 40-year low. That’s because the U.S. drought has led to a corn shortage and high domestic corn prices. To adapt, grain exporters have had to change their business models. Harvest Public Media’s Abbie Fentress Swanson reports.


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