Iowa Public Television


Market to Market May 21, 2004 (#2937)

In the News

  • NPPC Backs Extension of Price Reporting
    (May 21, 2004) The National Pork Producers Council this week announced its support for a one-year extension of the Mandatory Price Reporting provision contained in the 1999 Livestock Mandatory Reporting Act.
  • Deere Profits Soar
    (May 21, 2004) Farm and construction equipment sales rode an economic rebound that helped Deere & Co increase second-quarter profits by 86 percent, the company reported this week.
  • Lawmakers Oppose Plan to Cut Insurance Funding
    (May 21, 2004) Scores of lawmakers are pressuring the Bush administration to back off plans to cut $41 million from the federal crop insurance program.
  • China May Add Corn Export Quotas
    (May 21, 2004) Analysts predicted this week that China is likely to announce more corn export quotas for the second half of 2004, after domestic exporters used up the first group of quotas.