Market to Market December 1, 2000 (#2612)
Stories From This Episode
Fewer Companies Gain Control of Ag Marketplace
(Dec 1, 2000) From biotech research to processing and packaging to food retailing, a handful of companies are gaining control of the agricultural marketplace. To what extent the consolidation reaches will determine the size, scale and ownership of 21st century...
U.S. soy market aided by European Mad Cow scare
(Dec 1, 2000) The rhetoric that originally spewed from England's parliament now seems to be surfacing in Germany.
Critics: Freedom To Farm exacerbates agri-consolidation
(Dec 1, 2000) Critics say U.S. farm policy, specifically the 1996 law known as Freedom To Farm, has not served farmers well. At its heart, the Freedom to Farm law was intended to wean farmers from government programs and to allow them to grow what the market...
Legal, regulatory maneuvers begin over StarLink
(Dec 1, 2000) Attorneys and regulators begin to weigh in as as the conttroversy over StarLink biotech corn lingers
Market Analysis: Dec 01, 2000
(Dec 1, 2000) The grain markets finished the week mixed with wheat prices trading higher on tighter world supplies.
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