Market to Market January 11, 2002 (#2718)
Stories From This Episode
(Jan 11, 2002) The demise of dot-coms has led many to believe the internet is not as useful as once thought. But debunking that line of thinking is an Ames, Iowa business which is turning the web into a network for Rural America.
USDA Predicts 20% Drop in Farm Income
(Jan 11, 2002) Farm earnings will drop nearly 20 percent this year without an increase in government payments to grain and cotton farmers.
Water Issues Trouble Rural America
(Jan 11, 2002) The Army Corps of Engineers, faced with the need to comply with the Endangered Species Act by 2003, commissioned the National Academy of Sciences to study the "Mighty Mo." The report, released this week, recommends the restoration of parts of the...
Posturing on farm issues heats up
(Jan 11, 2002) Congress won't return from the Holiday recess until January 23rd.
Market Analysis: Jan 11, 2002
(Jan 11, 2002) The grain markets completed a week of stronger prices based on reduced usda crop totals for the 2001 harvest, and dry conditions in Brazil.
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