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Market to Market October 2, 2009 (#3505)


In the News

  • UN Urged to Move on Hunger
    (Oct 2, 2009) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday led calls for quick action to ensure global food security as millions suffer from hunger due to the economic crisis and climate change.
  • Lawmakers Back Off Proposed Ban of Chinese Chicken
    (Oct 2, 2009) WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress negotiating an agriculture spending bill have signaled they will back off a proposed ban on imports of Chinese chicken.
  • Four Klamath Dams To Be Removed
    (Oct 2, 2009) MEDFORD, Ore (AP) — The turning point toward removing four Klamath River dams in Oregon and California to restore struggling salmon runs came in the little Shenandoah Valley town of Shepherdstown, W.Va.
  • California Water Woes
    (Oct 2, 2009) WASHINGTON (AP)— The Obama administration on Wednesday urged California Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger to call state lawmakers into a special session to deal with the state's water crisis.
  • Vilsack Hears Discrimination Concerns
    (Oct 2, 2009) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M (AP) — After years of watching white farmers receive timely loans and service, Virginia Garcia and her husband lost their Las Cruces farm 20 years ago due to what they claim were discriminatory practices by the U.S.