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Market to Market October 7, 2005 (#3105)


In the News

  • WTO Chief: U.S. Must Give On Cotton Subsidies
    (Oct 7, 2005) World Trade Organization chief Pascal Lamy this week said further liberalization of the global trade in cotton is needed and that the United States' failure to comply with a recent WTO ruling was "part of the problem" in improving trade...
  • Study: Childrens' Weight Gain Tied to Price of Produce
    (Oct 7, 2005) A new study suggests the price of fresh fruits and vegetables has a stronger connection to weight gain among children than whether they live near fast food outlets.
  • Poultry Producers Deflect Avian Flu Worries
    (Oct 7, 2005) Eastern Shore poultry farmers in Maryland pleaded for calm this week after President Bush said he's growing more concerned about avian flu possibly spreading to people.