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Market to Market December 4, 2009 (#3514)


In the News

  • CDC: Swine Flu Cases Less Widespread
    (Dec 4, 2009) ATLANTA (AP)— Health officials say swine flu infections continue to wane, with only half the states reporting widespread cases.
  • SD Coal Plant's Demise May Create Wind Opportunity
    (Dec 4, 2009) SIOUX FALLS, S.D — A regional power-grid agency is trying to salvage the transmission line portion of a defunct coal plant project in northeastern South Dakota by encouraging wind developers to replace the lost megawatts.
  • Ted Turner Gets OK for Yellowstone Bison on Ranch
    (Dec 4, 2009) BILLINGS, Mont — The head of Montana's wildlife agency has given preliminary approval to a plan calling for 74 bison from Yellowstone National Park to go to billionaire Ted Turner's private ranch.
  • Cattle Sellers Reject Meatpacker Payment Request
    (Dec 4, 2009) IOWA CITY, Iowa — It's not often that someone demands $1.7 million from Jeff Reed, so when the Minnesota cattle seller opened an ordinary envelope with a surprising letter inside, his jaw dropped.
  • Montana Ranchers Seek to Curb Residential Wells
    (Dec 4, 2009) BILLINGS, Mont — Agricultural interests and residential subdivisions across the arid West are vying for control of water supplies that have emerged as one of the region's most coveted natural resources.
  • Paul McCartney Takes Meat-Free Monday to EU
    (Dec 4, 2009) BRUSSELS (AP)-- Paul McCartney has taken his Meat-Free Monday campaign to the European Parliament, saying the power to halt global warming lies as much with individuals as with their governments.