Market to Market March 10, 2000 (#2526)
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Grape grower finds benefit in organic methods
(Mar 10, 2000) PROPONENTS OF IRRADIATION DO MAKE A GOOD CASE FOR THE SAFETY OF THE RARE BURGER.
Fears of drought compound problem of increased oil prices
(Mar 10, 2000) OILSEED AND GRAIN PRICES FOUND LIMITED SUPPORT FROM GOVERNMENT NUMBERS RELEASED FRIDAY.
Organic regulations announced
(Mar 10, 2000) THREE YEARS AGO, SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE DAN GLICKMAN PROPOSED THE FIRST SET OF RULES WHICH WOULD CREATE A NATIONAL CERTIFICATION FOR ORGANIC PRODUCTS.
Idle land payments debated in Washington, D.C.
(Mar 10, 2000) THEY CALL IT "FLEXIBLE FALLOW." THE IDEA IS THAT GOVERNMENT PRICE SUPPORTS TO FARMERS GET PROGRESSIVELY HIGHER AS THEY IDLE MORE AND MORE LAND.
Market Analysis: Mar 10, 2000
(Mar 10, 2000) AN EVER-NERVOUS WALL STREET WAS MADE MORE FITFUL THIS WEEK BY THE CONVICTION THAT INFLATION WARRIOR ALAN GREENSPAN STILL WANTS TO RAISE INTEREST RATES TO KEEP ECONOMIC GROWTH IN CHECK.
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