The severe drought ruining crops around much of the United States has spared the Pacific Northwest. Farmers in Washington are enjoying high crop yields and high prices.
“When there is a drought, prices go up. So where you are, that you don’t have a drought, you’re reaping the benefits of someone else taking it in the shorts,” said Justin Waddington, a farmer in Yakima Valley, Washington.
“It’s kind of sad that someone has to go broke somewhere or have a hard time for somebody to do good,” said Waddington.
Watch NBCNews.com’s full report from John Brecher above.
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