Shane Ellis http://iowapublicradio.org en Drought And The Economy http://iowapublicradio.org/post/drought-and-economy <p>What is the economic impact of this year’s drought? When it comes to food prices, agricultural experts and analysts say it means a spike due to soaring corn prices, but consumers may not see higher prices in the grocery store until 2013.&nbsp;Then we look at other economic factors in the Midwest, including how the 2012 Presidential Election could affect crude oil prices.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 17:51:20 +0000 Dean Borg 7964 at http://iowapublicradio.org Drought And The Economy