A Tennessee hay farmer is “hoping for the best” when facing drought and fuel prices

Drought has taken a toll on farmers across the country and now it has made its way to the Volunteer State.

Martin Grissom, a farmer in Tennessee, spoke with RFD-TV’s own Tammi Arender about current conditions, how drought is taking a toll on the hay crop and the impact soaring fuel prices has had on the operation.


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