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Market to Market June 6, 2008 (#3340)


In the News

  • Black Farmers File New Suit Against USDA
    (Jun 6, 2008) WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 800 black farmers filed a new lawsuit against the Agriculture Department just two weeks after Congress reopened a 1999 settlement over past discrimination.
  • U.S. Immigration Raid Prompts Calls for Action Against Company Executives
    (Jun 6, 2008) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- After the biggest immigration raid in U.S history, hundreds of workers have been sentenced but not one company official as yet faces any charges - something critics say is typical of a federal government that is tough on...
  • Korea: No Older Cattle
    (Jun 6, 2008) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A contrite President Lee Myung-bak vowed Friday to take a "humble attitude" and senior presidential aides offered to quit, as South Koreans used a long weekend to pressure the government over a widely unpopular U.S beef...
  • High Cost and Demand for Fertilizer Scares Farmers
    (Jun 6, 2008) DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Corn stalks normally dominate the fields of farmer Lyle McKanna.
  • Another Go-Around for the Big Farm Bill
    (Jun 6, 2008) WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress on Thursday sent a $290 billion farm bill to President Bush for a second time in an effort to fix a printing error that has threatened the delivery of U.S food aid abroad.