Hurricanes, the net ban, storm water and sewage issues are just some of the threats Cedar Key fishermen and farmers have battled in the past. The most current threat to the sleepy fishing village on the Gulf Coast is the growing oil slick which could potentially wipe out Cedar Key’s economy. Brittany Thompson traveled to Cedar Key, to learn about what the clam farmers there are doing to protect their livelihood.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/5clamd.mp3]
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Florida's lucrative strawberry industry is in danger as Mexico imports cheap produce into the United States. Farmers have immense financial stress on them as they must lower their prices to stay competitive.