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Market to Market November 13, 2009 (#3511)

In the News

  • Program Helps Struggling Minn. Farmers Cope
    (Nov 13, 2009) ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota farm families have a new resource to help them cope with financial challenges.
  • Iowa Governor Eases Propane Rule
    (Nov 13, 2009) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Gov Chet Culver is easing road rules for truck drivers who are carrying propane into Iowa.
  • USDA to Purchase $50 Million of Pork Products
    (Nov 13, 2009) The Department of Agriculture this week announced it will purchase another $50 million of pork products, which will be used for various federal food programs.
  • UN Food Summit to Back New Strategy Against Hunger
    (Nov 13, 2009) ROME (AP) — A draft declaration for next week's U.N food summit would commit world leaders to a new hunger-fighting strategy by pledging to increase agricultural development aid to help the world's 1 billion hungry people feed themselves.
  • Chavez Tightens Control Over Food Sector
    (Nov 13, 2009) CARACAS, VENEZUELA (AP) — President Hugo Chavez's government has nationalized two coffee processors and is planning to purchase a majority stake in a third as it moves to assert greater control over Venezuela's strictly regulated food sector.
  • California Water Deal No Quick Fix for Struggling Farms
    (Nov 13, 2009) SACRAMENTO, Calif. — When Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was promoting a complex legislative package to rebuild California's water system, he often appeared alongside farmers who were unable to cultivate their land amid a third year of drought and...