Market to Market August 17, 2001 (#2649)
Stories From This Episode
Dairy Industry Gets Hedge
(Aug 17, 2001) Milk traditionally has not has not had many options for risk management. But, dairy farmers and processors today enjoy an opportunity to hedge milk prices over the next year and a half.
Fires Rage; Markets Mixed
(Aug 17, 2001) SLUG: Fires With resources stretched to the limit, officials have asked the military for help in combating nearly a thousand fires raging across the Western U.S Most of the fires are in the Great Basin in Nevada, Idaho and eastern Oregon.
Ethanol Faces Fight in California
(Aug 17, 2001) Ethanol demand for California is projected to reach between 600 and 900 million gallons per year.
Futures Market Can Be Boon
(Aug 17, 2001) Despite heavy promotion the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's Broiler Futures contract simply didn't fly.
Market Analysis: Aug 17, 2001
(Aug 17, 2001) The grain markets finished the week down after cool temperatures and some rainfall arrived in parched areas of the grain belt.
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