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  • Corn Hits 4-Month High     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    Jeff Kilburg of Kilburg Capital suggests investors do not short corn right now.

  • Flooded containers in Klong Luang on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand.

    Hundreds died and businesses lost billion in last year's floods, caused in part by overflow from dams filled to hedge against drought. This year, Thailand is testing different prevention measures. The CSM reports.

  • Best Trade of the Year: Cattle     Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 12:54 PM ET

    Feeder cattle wins the best trade of the year trading over 20% YTD. James Bower, Bower Trading president weighs in.

  • Fear On The Farm     Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 2:43 PM ET

    A look at how to trade a mixed crop outlook, with Matt Pierce, GrainAnalyst.com.

  • AG Secretary Taking Stock of Crop Damages     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 4:32 PM ET

    Discussing the impact hurricane Irene had on the nation's farming industry and its affect on U.S. food prices, with Tom Vilsack, Agriculture Secretary.

  • Corn Prices Soar     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 2:33 PM ET

    A look at how widespread drought conditions are fueling higher corn prices and how to trade it, with Matthew Pierce, GrainAnalyst.com.

  • Farm Fear FactorTrade     Thursday, 28 Jul 2011 | 2:48 PM ET

    Drought, demand and debt are taking their toll on crop prices. A play on agriculture volatility , with Matthew Pierce, GrainAnalyst.com.

  • Drought Spreads Pain From Florida to Arizona Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 10:37 AM ET
    RIZHAO, CHINA - JANUARY 24: (CHINA OUT) A villager inspects the drought situation on his farmland on January 24, 2011 in Rizhao, Shandong province of China. Facing shortage of water, local government plans to invest 275 million yuan, about 41.7 million US dollars, to build a set of irrigation projects, after a severe drought hit the Sandong Province covering a reported area of more than 20, 106. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

    Farmers with the money and equipment to irrigate are running wells dry in an unseasonably early and particularly brutal national drought that some say could rival the Dust Bowl days. The pain has spread across 14 states, from Florida, where severe water restrictions are in place, to Arizona, the New York Times reports.

  • Global Weather Woes     Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 2:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the unusual weather sweeping the globe.

  • A cargo vessel runs aground at the Chongqing section of the Yangtze River during a low water period on May 3, 2011 in Chongqing, China. The vessel is carrying a cargo of 2,500 tons of steel.

    China's government has got an ambitious plan to divert trillions of gallons of water from the Yangtze River to quench the thirst of the millions of Chinese in the country's north plain. But the expensive plan is raising a lot of eyebrows. The NYT reports.

  • Food Inflation on the Way?     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 2:07 PM ET

    Discussing the impact the current drought as well as rising oil and gasoline on food prices, with Daniel Basse, AgResource president. The drought has caused 35 percent of the planted acreage in Texas and Oklahoma to be abandoned.

  • Drought Hurts Texas Farmer     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 2:06 PM ET

    Even as much of the south is under water, a drought in Texas is having a devastating impact on corn and soybean crops, with Curt Mowery, Mowery Farms.

  • Droughts News Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET
  • Droughts Blog Post Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET