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  • Super Seeds to the Rescue?     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 3:40 PM ET

    Some farmers say new seeds are saving them this drought -- while others say they are not worth the higher price, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Drought Drains Mississippi River Trade     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 11:16 AM ET

    John Yang, NBC News correspondent, reports on how the drought is impacting trade along the Mississippi River.

  • Drought Ravaged Farmers Plant 'Seeds' of Hope     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 10:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports one of the worst droughts in U.S. history is hurting crop yields and businesses, but heat-resistant "super seed" may be providing some hope for farmers. Mark Kenney, Iowa farmer, weighs in.

  • Annie's CEO on Drought & Food Prices     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 10:34 AM ET

    John Foraker, Annie's CEO, discusses how food companies are faring as commodity prices rise due to the huge drought.

  • Drought: One For the History Books     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    The Weather Channel's Maria LaRosa and Mike Bettes report on the historical significance of the current drought and its impact on the economy.

  • 'Super Seeds' Provide Hope For Farmers     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 8:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on how a new brand of hybrid seeds are helping farmers hurt by one of the worst droughts in U.S. history.

  • A look at the latest USDA report and how this summer's drought has impacted crop prices and production, with CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Crop Demand to Be Rationed: Trader     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 5:30 AM ET

    Ana Puchi-Donnelly, senior agricultural commodities trader at Marex Spectron, told CNBC that even though investors will need to wait until the end of the harvest to know the full extent of the U.S. drought damage, crop demand will eventually need to be rationed.

  • Drought Produces 'Hot' Commodities     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 6:20 AM ET

    Excessive heat in the Midwest is causing commodity prices to soar, as higher corn and soybean production costs hit consumers' wallets. A look at whether relief is on the horizon as hurricane season approaches, with Paul Walsh, Weather Channel.

  • Cramer's Watching Rising Food Prices     Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Nothing drains the consumer's wallet like a rise in food prices, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • No Huddle Offense: The Nat Gas Play     Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 6:58 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.

  • USDA: 48% of Corn in Poor Condition     Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 4:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the worsening condition of crops, and the severity of the U.S. drought.

  • Paying for 2012's Drought Damage     Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 2:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on accelerating food prices amid the worst American drought in 50 years.

  • USDA's Food Price Outlook     Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 9:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the Midwest drought's impact on food prices.

  • Bet on the Next Big Drought: Analyst     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 10:50 PM ET

    The worst drought to hit the U.S. in 56 years may still be ongoing but Ric Spooner, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets says investors would we wise to look ahead to the next big one and consider it as a trading opportunity.

  • Midwest's Worst Drought in 50 Years     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 2:26 PM ET

    The Weather Channel's Todd Santos reports on the growing severity of the drought in the Midwest and how it is impacting America's farmlands.

  • Southern Company CEO on Drought & Dividends     Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 3:20 PM ET

    Southern Company CEO Tom Fanning provides perspective on the terrible Midwest drought and national heat wave putting pressure on crops and utilities, and the possible rise in dividend rates.

  • Groupon Hits All-Time Low     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 11:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports Groupon shares have hit an all-time low at $7.80/share and some investors are trying to unload the stock.

  • Corn Yields Down, Commodity Prices Up     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 8:44 AM ET

    The summer drought is driving up commodity prices. CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest data from the USDA on global supply and demand.

  • A look at why commodity prices are skyrocketing as a result of this summer's drought, with Jason Roose, U.S. Commodities analyst.

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