Karuna Jaggar, who runs a breast cancer organization, expresses her concerns about the impact of large-scale fundraising walks.
Early rains, cooler temperatures and hardier seeds have led to projections of a record harvest of corn this year. Most of that corn is used for livestock feed and ethanol.
Because of the predicted glut, corn prices have dropped by 13 percent this year.
Bryce Knorr of Farm Futures magazine tells Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson that consumers can expect to see prices drop at the gas pump, but not at the grocery store.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.