Vilsack wants Congress to aid ag producers

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he is praying for rain and warns current drought conditions across the United States “are the worst they have been since 1988,” a development he says will eventually raise food prices and threaten to force producers out of business. Speaking at the White House following a briefing on the drought to President Barrack Obama on Thursday, Vilsack addressed reporters and said while crop insurance will aid farmers in staving off the economic losses brought on by the drought, cattle producers will be hit the hardest.

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