Market to Market February 18, 2000 (#2523)
Stories From This Episode
Iowa farm serves up tofu
(Feb 18, 2000) THE GROWING USE OF SOYBEANS AS FOOD COULD WELL REDEFINE THE SOYBEAN INDUSTRY, AND NOT INCIDENTALLY THE FARMS THAT PRODUCE THE BEANS.
"New" farm program reminiscent of PIK
(Feb 18, 2000) THIS WEEK, SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE DAN GLICKMAN ANNOUNCED, UNDER PRESSURE FROM A BIPARTISAN GROUP OF LAWMAKERS, HE'LL IMPLEMENT THE NEW PROGRAM..
States look to improve water quality
(Feb 18, 2000) WATER CONTAMINATION IS RAISING CONCERNS IN STATEHOUSES ACROSS THE U-S MARYLAND HAS RECENTLY INTRODUCED A BILL MEANT TO CURB NITROGEN RUNOFF INTO CHESAPEAKE WATERSHED.
GMO use on the increase
(Feb 18, 2000) IN 1996, LESS THAN ONE PERCENT OF THE GRAIN CROP WAS GENETICALLY MODIFIED.
(Feb 18, 2000) SOYBEANS ARE BEING USED TO PRODUCE AMONG OTHER THINGS: SNACK FOODS, BABY FOOD, MILK, TOFU, TEXTURED SOY PROTEIN AND FLOUR.
Market Analysis: Feb 18, 2000
(Feb 18, 2000) The longest period of economic expansion in U.S. history continues to roll on. Federal reserve chairman Alan Greenspan told congress current conditions are "unprecedented in his half-century of observing the american economy." as usual though,...
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