Market to Market August 30, 2002 (#2751)
Stories From This Episode
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.
UFW Marches on California Capitol
(Aug 30, 2002) More than two weeks ago, a few members of the United Farm Workers Union began a march in the California's Central Valley to encourage Democratic Governor Gray Davis to sign a bill amending the 1975 California Agricultural Labor Relations Act.
Meat Faces Weak Markets, Labels
(Aug 30, 2002) The renewed trade is good news for producers of all animal flesh products.
Brazilian Soybean Sales May Rally Markets
(Aug 30, 2002) Despite weak yields, there hasn't been much progress in fields growing later-maturing soft wheat varieties.
Market Analysis: Aug 30, 2002
(Aug 30, 2002) The grain markets finished the week mixed with wheat prices continuing their increase, while corn prices softened slightly.
Market Plus: Aug 30, 2002
(Aug 30, 2002) We want to hear from them as well and have them check out our analyst's comments, this week Virgil Robinson joins us. Virgil, always good to have you with us.
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