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Market to Market November 27, 2009 (#3513)


In the News

  • Deere & Co. Earnings Flat
    (Nov 24, 2009) MOLINE, Ill. (AP) - Analysts expect Deere & Co. to report essentially flat profits for the company's fourth fiscal quarter.
  • At Turkey Boot Camp, No Need for a Scrub Brush
    (Nov 24, 2009) NAPERVILLE, Ill (AP)— Workers at Butterball's turkey-tips hot line are used to oddball situations: _The woman who cleaned out her turkey with a scrub brush and asked if that was OK to do.
  • The Challenge in Copenhagen: Reshaping the World
    (Nov 24, 2009) AMSTERDAM (AP)— Next month's climate summit in Copenhagen seeks to transform the way we run the planet, from the generation of energy, to the building of homes and cities, to the shaping of the landscape.
  • Venezuelan Government Seizes Farms
    (Nov 24, 2009) Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan officials and troops have seized more than 48,000 acres (19,000 hectares) of farmland, accusing owners of not holding proper titles or not putting the land to adequate use.
  • Deere & Co. Expected to Report Flat 4th-Quarter Profits
    (Nov 24, 2009) MOLINE, Ill. (AP) - Analysts expect Deere & Co. to report essentially flat profits for the company's fourth fiscal quarter.
  • China Executes 2 for Role in Tainted Milk Scandal
    (Nov 24, 2009) BEIJING (AP)— China executed a dairy farmer and a milk salesman Tuesday, the only two people sentenced to death in a scheme to water down infant formula with an industrial chemical that left at least six children dead and sickened more than 300,000.
  • UN Says Greenhouse Gases Reach Record High in 2008
    (Nov 24, 2009) GENEVA (AP)— Greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2008, with carbon dioxide levels increasing faster than previously, the U.N weather agency said Monday.
  • USDA: States Struggle to Administer Food Stamps
    (Nov 25, 2009) WASHINGTON (AP)— With more Americans going hungry than ever before, the Agriculture Department is concerned that dozens of states aren't adequately administering food stamp programs designed to provide food to low-income Americans.
  • New Olive Planting Method Prompts California Oil Boom
    (Nov 24, 2009) ARTOIS, Calif (AP)— An oil boom is under way in California's agricultural heartland, as evolving tastes and a trend toward healthy fare have transformed a profession as old as civilization: olive production for the extra virgin market.