Iowa Public Television


Market to Market March 4, 2005 (#3026)

In the News

  • Study: Rural Roads Twice as Deadly
    (Mar 4, 2005) People are being killed on rural, non-interstate roads at more than double the rate for all other routes, a private group says, blaming narrow roads, sharp curves, and a lack of money for safety improvements.
  • Budget Cuts Would Hit Research Programs
    (Mar 4, 2005) The Bush administrations proposed cuts in the agricultural research budget would hit vital programs that monitor and combat livestock and plant diseases and would threaten the original mission of the land-grant system, agricultural school...
  • WTO Raps U.S. Cotton Subsidies
    (Mar 4, 2005) The World Trade Organization this week upheld a ruling condemning U.S cotton subsidies, saying they include illegal export subsidies or domestic payments higher than permitted under the organizations rules.
  • Iowa Debates State v. Local Control of Crop Sales
    (Mar 4, 2005) The state, not counties or cities, would decide what varieties of crop seeds can be sold in Iowa under legislation debated this week.