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Market to Market October 23, 2009 (#3508)


In the News

  • USDA Ends Ban on Florida Citrus Shipments
    (Oct 23, 2009) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla (AP) - Federal officials have lifted a ban on commercial citrus shipments from Florida to the 10 other states and U.S.
  • Italian Agriculture Chief Blasts Food Speculation
    (Oct 23, 2009) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Italian Agriculture Minister Luca Zaia called Thursday for a ban on speculation in the financial markets on the price of food.
  • Taiwan Lifts Ban on US Beef in Bone
    (Oct 23, 2009) TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan says it will lift a ban on imports of a range of U.S "beef in bone" products including Porterhouse steak.
  • Poultry Industry Claims Oklahoma Didn't Enforce Water Rules`
    (Oct 23, 2009) TULSA, Okla — Arkansas poultry companies claimed Wednesday that an Oklahoma agency could have gone to court long ago to enforce water quality standards in a sensitive watershed, but failed to do so until 2005, when it filed a federal lawsuit...
  • Wisconsin Group Asks USDA to Investigate Target Ad
    (Oct 23, 2009) WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A farm policy group Tuesday asked the U.S. Agriculture Department to investigate whether giant retailer Target Corp. misled consumers by claiming some soy milk it sold was organic.
  • USDA Confirms H1N1 in Minnesota Pigs
    (Oct 23, 2009) WASHINGTON (AP) — At least one pig from Minnesota has tested positive for the H1N1 virus, the U.S Department of Agriculture said on Monday, the first case of a pig contracting the virus in the United States.
  • QandA with Todd Becker, CEO Green Plains Renewable Energy
    (Oct 23, 2009) Q: What does today mean for Green Plains Renewable Energy?
  • Hispanic Farmers Fight to Sue FDA
    (Oct 23, 2009) SALINAS, Calif (AP) — In their straw hats, rolled up sleeves and work boots, a dozen or so Latinos gathered by a field of ripening strawberries still look like farmers.