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Dr. Chris Hurt - Purdue Ag Econ Professor Speaks About 2012 Drought

Many of the Hurts are farmers or have a vested interest in the economics surrounding farming industries. Chris Hurt is a professor of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University. This month he held a press conference, to talk about the direct and indirect impacts of the 2012 drought.

Click on the image to view a 20 minute video of Chris' thoughts on the extent of the drought at present - including projections of its impacts on food and fuel prices over the coming months.

Looking forward to seeing Chris, wife Becky, and the boys at the Hurt Reunion. A side note -- Chris and Becky are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary this year. Congratulations!