The Commodities Market Impact On Vermont
12/04/12 12:40PM By Jane Lindholm, Sage Van Wing
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A drought in the middle of the country can affect farmers in Vermont, even if they've had a perfectly moderate summer. That's largely to do with prices on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, for things like corn and other grains. Bob Parsons, an agricultural economist at the University of Vermont Extension, explains the impact those prices have on Vermont.