Record heat could equal record food prices

Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 2:23pm

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - Record heat, wind, and extreme drought conditions have farmers working overtime to keep crops alive.
That combination could end up costing you money.
Eric Morrow is an eighth generation farmer in Ponchatoula.
He has to irrigate 30 acres of crops 24 hours a day, at 100 gallons a minute.
All that water is adding up, to higher food prices.


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