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Vilsack: Rural poverty rate high; Farm Bill could help

posted on November 8, 2013 03:24 PM

Vilsack: Rural poverty rate high; Farm Bill could help Play Video USDA Sec. Tom Vilsack says many farmers are doing well, but that's only one segment of the rural economy. He says unemployment and poverty is high among other rural Americans, and passage of a Farm Bill is important, because it contains new strategies and initiatives that would help improve the... Watch Story

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners

posted on October 18, 2013 02:09 PM

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners Play Video Elizabeth Mueller of Waukee, Iowa, is the recipient of the 2013 Elaine Szymoniak Intern Award. She completed her internship at EARTH University in Guacimo, Costa Rica, where she explored the effectiveness of biodigesters to convert organic waste into a renewable source of energy and nutrient-rich... Watch Story

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners

posted on October 18, 2013 02:09 PM

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners Play Video Elizabeth Mueller of Waukee, Iowa, is the recipient of the 2013 Elaine Szymoniak Intern Award. She completed her internship at EARTH University in Guacimo, Costa Rica, where she explored the effectiveness of biodigesters to convert organic waste into a renewable source of energy and nutrient-rich... Watch Story

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