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Market to Market November 5, 2004 (#3009)

In the News

  • Aphid-Resistant Soybean Gene Discovered
    (Nov 5, 2004) University of Illinois researchers have found a soybean gene that makes the plant resistant to aphids, a discovery that could provide a natural alternative to the application of expensive insecticide.
  • FCSA Reports Big Jump in Net Income
    (Nov 5, 2004) An Omaha, Nebraska-based agricultural lender has posted a more than 26 percent third quarter gain in net income compared with the same period a year ago.
  • Russia Ratifies Kyoto Protocol
    (Nov 5, 2004) Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill confirming his country's ratification of the Kyoto Protocol, clearing the way for the global climate pact to take effect early next year, the Kremlin said this week.
  • Lifting of Beef Ban May Take Until Spring
    (Nov 5, 2004) The Japanese ban on imports of American beef is unlikely to be lifted before next spring because the two sides still have some issues to resolve, a U.S government official says.