Business Beat
6:48 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

The drought and the Midwestern economy

If you've been out of town for a little while, then you this might be news: this rain we've been getting is a rare, rare, thing. Yes, the drought has been on our minds--and the radio--all summer long and a little rain this week doesn't change the fact that it's been devastating to farmers and the economy

On the show today we'll visit some livestock producers hit hard by the drought. But first, we're going to speak to Dr Ernie Goss. He heads up the economic forecasting group in at Creighton University in Omaha suppliers that are key to economic activity and growth in the midwest region.

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