Global warming? More like global weirding. Here in the Midwest, historic floods and drought conditions are happening at the same time...setting this up to be a rough year for farmers. If that doesn't grab your attention, consider this: if you pay federal taxes, then you subsidize the crop insurance industry. As Harvest Public Media's Tim Lloyd reports, all this crazy weather could make that an expensive proposition.
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