Iowa Public Television


Market to Market May 22, 2009 (#3438)

In the News

  • BSE Case Confirmed In Alberta
    (May 22, 2009) OTTAWA, May 15, 2009 — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in an 80-month-old dairy cow from Alberta.
  • Illinois Plant Recalls 96,000 Pounds of Beef
    (May 22, 2009) A northwestern Illinois meatpacker has recalled nearly 96,000 pounds of ground beef after meat from the plant was linked to E coli illnesses in Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
  • Ranchers Tell USDA Why They Oppose Animal ID Plan
    (May 22, 2009) PASCO, Wash -- Just 36 percent of ranchers are taking part in a federal program started five years ago to trace livestock in the event of a disease outbreak.
  • Federal Reserve Tightens Agricultural Credit
    (May 22, 2009) WICHITA, Kan – More lenders are tightening their restrictions for agricultural loans in the Midwest at the same time that repayments on loans have dropped, The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City says.
  • $31 Million Awarded to Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center For Study
    (May 22, 2009) LITTLE ROCK, Ark (AP) — The U.S Department of Agriculture has awarded a five-year, $31 million grant to the Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center for a study of human development and disease prevention.
  • Survey Finds Slower Decline of Honeybee Colonies
    (May 22, 2009) FRESNO, Calif (AP) — The decline of honeybee colonies has slowed slightly since last fall, but a mysterious combination of ailments is still decimating the insect's population, federal researchers say.
  • USDA Denies Appeal In Farm Fraud Case
    (May 22, 2009) BISMARCK, N.D (AP) — A man convicted in what prosecutors said was North Dakota's largest farm fraud case has lost another appeal of the government's attempt to collect money from him.