Market to Market February 15, 2002 (#2723)
Stories From This Episode
Study Recommends DNR Develop Air-Quality Standards for CAFO's
(Feb 15, 2002) Gov Tom Vilsack: "I know that we care deeply about our natural resources..." At the request of Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack, a team of scientists from Iowa State University and the University of Iowa was asked to address the public health and...
Packer Issues Addressed In Senate Farm Bill
(Feb 15, 2002) Before adjourning last December, the Senate narrowly passed a ban on meatpacker ownership of livestock until 14 days before slaughter.
Farm Bill Leaves Senate
(Feb 15, 2002) With that, the United States Senate on Wednesday approved an election-year farm bill after several days of sometimes heated debate. At its core, the bill boosts subsidies for grain and cotton farmers ... and doubles spending on conservation programs.
Market Analysis: Feb 15, 2002
(Feb 15, 2002) The grain markets continue to focus on world demand and potential production.
Market Plus: Feb 15, 2002
(Feb 15, 2002) Our analyst this week is Sue Martin from Ag and Investment Services up in Webster City, Iowa.
Rural Township Incorporates To Fight Suburban Sprawl
(Jul 5, 2002) 1.2 million acres of American farmland are lost to urban sprawl every year. But suburban growth has not only changed the face of farming. It affects the entire rural community.
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