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Market to Market November 21, 2008 (#3412)

In the News

  • US Biologists Say 3 Common Pesticides Harm Salmon
    (Nov 21, 2008) GRANTS PASS, Ore (AP) -- Farms and orchards that continue to use three pesticides that harm salmon will have to greatly expand buffer zones around their fields so the chemicals don't reach streams, federal biologists ruled Tuesday.
  • Drought Hurts US Dry Pea and Lentil Production
    (Nov 21, 2008) BISMARCK, N.D (AP) -- Eastern Montana dry pea and lentil farmer Jim Squires retired this year, then watched as crops on his rented-out land withered in dry weather.
  • Coal Plants Jeopardized Over Climate
    (Nov 21, 2008) WASHINGTON (AP) -- The fate of scores of new coal-burning power plants is now in limbo over whether to regulate heat-trapping greenhouse gases.
  • Thanksgiving Little Blessing for Turkey Industry
    (Nov 21, 2008) MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Thanksgiving is bringing turkey producers little to celebrate this year, while diners anticipating the most poultry-centric of holidays may be grateful that they won't see much difference in the cost of their bird.