The challenges of farming in drought-ridden California’s Central Valley
May 10, 2022

The challenges of farming in drought-ridden California’s Central Valley

California is entering its third year of drought, and that has farmers in the state's Central Valley concerned about an already burdened food system. The Central Valley produces about a quarter of the food in the United States. We spoke to a farmer about the obstacles he faces. How is Wall Street is recovering after weeks of tech stocks taking a beating? On the heels of the Kentucky Derby's conclusion over the weekend, we look into the economics behind investing in racehorses.

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California's drought is squeezing farmers and threatening food prices

May 10, 2022
“There are a lot of empty fields that aren't being planted — something I've never seen before," say Terranova Ranch's Don Cameron.
In California, almond trees are being removed and hundreds of thousands of acres of rice won't be planted because of the drought, says Don Cameron of Terranova Ranch.
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
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Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
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Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
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Jesson Duller Media Producer