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Market to Market May 16, 2008 (#3337)


In the News

  • Immigration Raid in Iowa Largest Ever in US
    (May 16, 2008) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal immigration raid at a kosher meatpacking plant in northeast Iowa was the largest such operation in U.S history, with nearly 400 people arrested, federal officials said Tuesday.
  • Johanns Wins Nebraska Republican US Senate Primary
    (May 16, 2008) OMAHA, Neb (AP) — Former U.S Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns easily wins in Nebraska's Republican U.S Senate primary.
  • Sweet Sorghum Makes Potent Biofuel
    (May 16, 2008) LUBBOCK, Texas - Sweet sorghum is grown in the U.S for cooking and livestock feed.
  • South Korea to Resume US Beef Imports Later This Month
    (May 16, 2008) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea plans to resume U.S beef imports later this month, Agriculture Minister Chung Woon-chun said Wednesday, despite a public backlash over the government's alleged failure to guard against mad cow disease.
  • USDA Lags on Discrimination Complaints
    (May 16, 2008) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department has issued misleading and inaccurate reports about discrimination complaints and still can't say how many minority applicants are getting federal farm assistance, according to a federal audit.