Iowa Public Television


Market to Market August 19, 2005 (#3050)

In the News

  • USDA: Mad Cow Test Options Limited
    (Aug 19, 2005) The Agriculture Department acknowledged this week that its testing options for mad cow disease were limited in 9,200 cases despite its effort to expand surveillance throughout the U.S herd.
  • Russia Battles Spread of Bird Flu
    (Aug 19, 2005) Russian veterinary workers clad in long white robes and masks incinerated thousands of slaughtered fowl this week in an attempt to prevent a bird flu epidemic blamed on wild ducks from spreading further west toward Europe.
  • Court Backs Army Corps Plan on Mo River
    (Aug 19, 2005) Summer water levels on the Missouri River can continue to be kept high enough for barge shipping.