NewsHour Connect: Heat Wave Has Midwest Agriculture Melting, Food Prices Rising…
Wheat prices retreated slightly but held near a two-year high Friday in reaction to a Russian announcement banning grain exports through the end of the year due to severe drought and wildfires. "We need to prevent a rise in domestic…
By Talea Miller
A look back at the life of Norman Borlaug, a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize who developed important agricultural strategies for countries around the world. Borlaug died over the weekend at the age of 95.
In a rare move, North Korea granted international aid workers from the United Nations' Word Food Program more access to expand efforts to ease a growing food crisis as the first U.S. ship filled with wheat arrived in a port…
By PBS NewsHour
Food shortages and price spikes have combined to wreak havoc within the world's poorest nations. Ray Suarez examines the causes and effects of the food crises and speaks with the Washington Post's Anthony Faiola about his recent trip to Mauritania.
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