Market to Market May 10, 2002 (#2735)
Stories From This Episode
Farm Workers Earnings
(May 10, 2002) Earl Butz, former Secretary of Agriculture: "So I'll take out the farmers share. That's the heel and one slice."
Farm Bill OKd by U.S. Senate
(May 10, 2002) Its critics said the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 is expensive and caters to the special interests of the nation's largest producers and corporate agribusiness.
Winter Wheat Crop Smallest in 85 Years
(May 10, 2002) Activity in futures trading pits picked up this week on the most fundamental of factors – the weather.
Market Analysis: May 10, 2002
(May 10, 2002) The grain markets finished the week on the upside following some positive supply and production numbers from the government.
Migrant Farm Workers Take Their Case to Consumers
(Aug 30, 2002) American farmers insist they can't pay farm workers more, arguing that international trade agreements, especially NAFTA, has locked them in competition with nations that enjoy benign environmental regulations and lower labor costs.
Subscribe to Our Podcasts
Connect your classroom with stories about the business, technology and science of agriculture.
Connect With Us