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Market to Market March 20, 2009 (#3429)


In the News

  • Mexico Truck Retaliation Does Not Include Meat Products
    (Mar 20, 2009) (AP) Meat and poultry products are not included on the list of U.S products Mexico will subject to tariffs in retaliation for the United States ending a program that allowed Mexican trucks to operate on U.S roads, according to the American Meat...
  • Iowa Meat Plant Supervisor Sentenced to 3 Years
    (Mar 20, 2009) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A supervisor arrested after a massive immigration raid at a kosher slaughterhouse was sentenced to three years in federal prison on Thursday for his part in hiring illegal immigrants.
  • IRS, USDA Crack Down on Wealthy Subsidy Recipients
    (Mar 20, 2009) WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Internal Revenue Service and the Agriculture Department are cracking down on millionaires who receive farm subsidies by mistake.
  • Seed Sampling Bill Gets a Hearing in Montana
    (Mar 20, 2009) HELENA, Mont (AP) -- Farmers lined up on both sides of a Montana bill dealing with how biotech companies sample crops to determine potential illegal use of patented seeds.
  • Cows on the Catwalk in Miami for Agriculture Show
    (Mar 20, 2009) MIAMI (AP) -- Celebrities lounging in nightclubs and beaches crowded with bikini-clad models: a given in Miami.
  • Auto Suppliers to Get $5 Billion in Aid
    (Mar 20, 2009) WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Treasury Department will pump up to $5 billion in financing into troubled auto parts suppliers to prevent an auto industry collapse that could undermine the government's work to restructure General Motors and Chrysler.