The original Dust Bowl crashed US wheat production. Today, it would reduce global stocks by a third.
With people panic buying and supermarket shelves empty, the country's ability to feed itself is being tested.
The fate of turkey tails shows how Americans have shifted from eating whole animals to focusing on choice cuts – and the surprising places where unwanted parts end up.
How do you choose local produce when buying fish, which is caught in vast oceans by a globalised industry? Answer: with great difficulty.