Drought may lead to increase in food prices

FRESNO, Calif.

According to the U.S. Agriculture Secretary, the real impact of the drought won't be felt until sometime next year. That's because commodity prices are different than what we pay at the store.

Even though commodity prices are on the rise, those increases are not necessarily because of the recent heat wave that hit parts of the country. Experts say the reason prices have fluctuated so much recently is because of the high energy costs of transporting produce from farms to stores.

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