Iowa Public Television


Market to Market November 19, 2004 (#3011)

In the News

  • EU: WTO Backs Us on Geographic Brands
    (Nov 19, 2004) The European Union said Friday its system of protecting names for regionally produced foods such as Champagne and Parma ham has been strengthened by an initial ruling from the World Trade Organization.
  • Congress Rebuffs Extension of MILC Program
    (Nov 19, 2004) Republican leaders in Congress this week rebuked efforts to include an extension for the Milk Income Loss Contract, or MILC, in the omnibus budget package.
  • USDA: Soybean Rust Now in Three States
    (Nov 19, 2004) Investigators with USDA's National Plant Germplasm and Biotechnology Lab confirmed this week that the spread of soybean rust is more widespread than originally thought.
  • Farm Equipment Sales on the Rise
    (Nov 19, 2004) Sales of farm equipment jumped sharply in October, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.