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Market to Market August 24, 2007 (#3251)


In the News

  • Montana Wildfire Forces Evacuations
    (Aug 24, 2007) BILLINGS, Mont A 350-home subdivision was evacuated because of a wildfire that destroyed two houses, with more homes threatened by flames that reached the decks of some, officials said Monday.
  • Poultry vs Homeland Security
    (Aug 24, 2007) ANNAPOLIS, Md Are chicken coops the next battleground in the war on terror?
  • Smithfield Foods Profits Up on Higher Pork and Beef Sales
    (Aug 24, 2007) RICHMOND, Va Smithfield Foods Inc said Thursday its fiscal first-quarter profit more than doubled, largely because of higher pork and beef sales, income from its recently acquired businesses and a smaller loss from discontinued operations.
  • Prune Farmers Facing Shortfall
    (Aug 24, 2007) YUBA CITY, California At the orchard he manages in the heart of California prune country, Peter Righero watched unhappily as harvesting machines shook each tree and more leaves and twigs appeared to fly into the air than plums.