|USDA Drought Response - Digital Resources: 7/19/12|
|News Releases - Agribusiness|
|Written by USDA Communications|
|Friday, 20 July 2012 13:56|
President Barack Obama is briefed by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Administration’s efforts to respond to the historic drought conditions being felt across the country, during a meeting in the Oval Office, July 18, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
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The nation's top agricultural official says he needs help from Congress if he's going to be able to do much to help drought stricken producers, especially livestock producers. (Gary Crawford and Secy' Tom Vilsack)
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, in a White House news briefing, giving reporters a general description of the drought.
A USDA official says crop insurance companies are prepared for potential claims related to this year's drought conditions. (Rod Bain and Risk Management Agency Administrator Bill Murphy)
USDA officials continue to visit and evaluate areas plagued by ongoing and potential disasters such as drought and wildfire. (Rod Bain and Risk Management Agency Administrator Bill Murphy)
When, if ever, will consumers see higher food prices as a result of this summer's drought? (Gary Crawford and Joe Glauber)
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For retail food price information and other factors.
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