Market to Market April 19, 2002 (#2732)
Stories From This Episode
(Apr 19, 2002) Coffee is the second most heavily traded commodity in the world behind oil. Yet this rich product produces very little income for the world's coffee producers. A movement is afoot to create a new marketplace that values farmers.
Farm Bill Talks Stall Over Loan Rates, Subsidy Caps
(Apr 19, 2002) Weeks of publicly civil discourse between negotiators broke down as differences between House and Senate conferees boiled over.
Planting progresses, meat markets pressured
(Apr 19, 2002) For the most part the work in farm fields is more preparation than planting.
World Coffee Prices Weigh Down Producer Income
(Apr 19, 2002) The bulk of all coffee produced in the world is raised on small farms of only a few acres or less.
Market Analysis: Apr 19, 2002
(Apr 19, 2002) The grain markets were down this week on continued concerns about what crop production in 2002 could look like.
Market Plus: Apr 19, 2002
(Apr 19, 2002) Of course, our analyst this week, Virgil Robinson and Virgil, we were talking about livestock, we led with livestock which is something we don't do regularly but we've done a couple times here in the last month.
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