Iowa Public Television


Market to Market June 26, 2009 (#3443)

In the News

  • Bovine TB Scare Rattles Nebraska Cattle Producers
    (Jun 26, 2009) BASSETT, Neb -- Two positive tests for tuberculosis in one of the most productive ranching regions in the country are nothing to fret about, Monte Strelow claims.
  • Cattleman Surprised With Tyson's $16K Legal Bill
    (Jun 26, 2009) PIERRE, S.D (AP) - Cattle rancher and auctioneer Herman Schumacher was surprised to find a sign posted on the door of his Herreid home saying he owes nearly $16,000 in legal fees to Tyson Fresh Foods.
  • Senate Probe Finds Inflated Wheat Prices
    (Jun 26, 2009) WASHINGTON (AP) — A rise in speculative trading in wheat futures has artificially inflated their prices, making it harder for farmers and grain processors to hedge against risk.
  • Monsanto 3Q Profit Falls 14 pct, Will Cut 900 Jobs
    (Jun 26, 2009) ST LOUIS (AP) — Monsanto Co., the world's biggest seed maker, said Wednesday its third-quarter profit fell 14 percent and disclosed plans to cut 900 jobs, or about 4 percent of its work force.
  • Partners Agree to Buy Iowa Kosher Slaughterhouse
    (Jun 26, 2009) IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The president of a Canadian plastics plant and two others filed court documents Tuesday to buy a struggling kosher slaughterhouse in northeast Iowa that was the site of a massive raid by immigration agents last year.
  • Vermont Farmers Cut Cows' Emissions by Altering Diets
    (Jun 26, 2009) COVENTRY, Vt (AP) — Vermont dairy farmers Tim Maikshilo and Kristen Dellert, mindful of shrinking their carbon footprint, have changed their cows' diet to reduce the amount of gas the animals burp — dairy cows' contribution to global warming.
  • US H1N1 Cases May Have Hit 1 Million
    (Jun 26, 2009) ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials estimate that as many as 1 million Americans now have H1N1.