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Market to Market July 10, 2009 (#3445)


In the News

  • Government Tightening Food Safety Standards
    (Jul 10, 2009) WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is trying to make Americans' food safer after recent recalls of popular products like peanut butter and cookie dough.
  • New Inspection Rules Help Western Cherry Exporters
    (Jul 10, 2009) YAKIMA, Wash (AP) — Cherry growers in three West Coast states will be able to ship sweet cherries to Japan more cheaply because of a change in the country's pest control requirements for imports of the fruit.
  • States Ready for First Open Wolf Hunts
    (Jul 10, 2009) BILLINGS, Mont (AP) — Montana and Idaho are moving to host the first open gray wolf hunts in the lower 48 states after the animal's removal from the endangered list across much of the Northern Rockies.
  • Lawmakers Eye More Tax Breaks for Natural Gas Cars
    (Jul 10, 2009) WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoping to spur alternative vehicles, lawmakers want to double the size of tax breaks for buying cars that run on natural gas.
  • Deere Says It's Prepared to Expand in Russia
    (Jul 10, 2009) MOLINE, Ill (AP) — Deere & Co says it's prepared to significantly expand its farm, forestry and construction operations in Russia "under the right market access conditions." Deere's president and chief operating officer, Samuel Allen, says the...
  • Researchers Hope Tiny Parasite Can Help Protect Midwestern Soybeans from Destructive Insects
    (Jul 10, 2009) SIOUX FALLS, S.D (AP) -- An insect no bigger than a comma is being studied as a natural predator that farmers could use instead of chemicals to protect the nation's soybean crop from aphids.
  • Schumer: Immigration Bill to be Ready by Labor Day
    (Jul 10, 2009) WASHINGTON (AP) — The lead Democrat steering an immigration overhaul through the Senate said Wednesday he expects to have a bill ready by Labor Day that is more generous to highly skilled immigrant workers than those who are lower skilled and is...