Iowa Public Television

 

Market to Market July 23, 2004 (#2946)


In the News

  • Report: Black Farmers Missing Compensation
    (Jul 23, 2004) Thousands of black farmers have been denied payment under a landmark settlement of bias complaints against the Agriculture Department, according to a report released this week by the Environmental Working Group and the National Black Farmers...
  • OCM Blasts USDA Ties To Corporate Ag
    (Jul 23, 2004) A report by the Organization for Competitive Markets accuses the U.S Department of Agriculture of shifting its focus from the interests of ordinary farmers to the interests of corporate agriculture.
  • Hard White Wheat Battered in Kansas
    (Jul 23, 2004) About half of the hard white winter wheat in Kansas has suffered so much drought or sprout damage that the crop isn't fit for human consumption, industry leaders said this week.