Iowa Public Television


Market to Market November 20, 2009 (#3512)

In the News

  • House Ag Committee Blasts Obama Financial Proposal
    (Nov 20, 2009) WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with the prospect of losing key oversight powers, members of the House Agriculture Committee and regulators on Tuesday blasted an Obama administration proposal to overhaul financial rules.
  • Number of Americans Going Hungry Increases
    (Nov 20, 2009) WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one in seven American households struggled to put enough food on the table in 2008, the highest rate since the Agriculture Department began tracking food security levels in 1995.
  • UN Official Questions World's Hunger Commitment
    (Nov 20, 2009) ROME (AP) — The director of a U.N food agency questioned Wednesday how world powers could commit so much money to fighting the financial crisis and not to feeding the 1 billion hungry.
  • Job Prospects Drawing Students to Ag Schools
    (Nov 20, 2009) CHAMPAIGN, Ill (AP) — Tristesse Jones will probably never drive a tractor or guide a combine through rows of soybeans at harvest time.
  • Texas Officials: We're Running out of Water
    (Nov 20, 2009) FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — With the Texas population expected to nearly double over the next 50 years, lawmakers and water experts gathered Monday to convey an important message: We're running out of water.
  • Corn Mold is Causing Problems for Farmers
    (Nov 20, 2009) JASPER, Ind (AP) – Cool, wet fall weather that's caused mold to appear in some of Indiana's corn crop is now creating problems for livestock and ethanol producers.
  • Are Cramped Chickens Crazy Chickens?
    (Nov 20, 2009) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Are cramped chickens crazy chickens?