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Market to Market January 8, 2010 (#3519)


Old man winter tightens his grip on the Midwest. A lucrative export market closes its border to U.S. beef. Market to Market reflects on the first decade of the new millennium. Those stories and market analysis with Don Roose. (27:47)

Tags: agriculture Barack Obama beef biofuels ethanol George W. Bush Iraq markets meat policy politics presidents renewable fuels rural soybeans winter

In the News

  • Florida Eases Truck Ag Rules Temporarily
    (Jan 8, 2010) COLUMBIA, S.C (AP) – Subfreezing temperatures across the South have Florida farmers worried that crops could be destroyed, with temperatures in even usually balmy Miami only in the 50s on Tuesday.
  • South Korea Reports Oubreak of Foot and Mouth Disease
    (Jan 8, 2010) South Korea (AP) - South Korea reported its first outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in eight years, prompting quarantine officials to prepare to slaughter cows, pigs and other animals to stop its spread, an official said Thursday.
  • Feds Side With Tribes in Cape Cod Wind Farm Case
    (Jan 8, 2010) WASHINGTON(AP)- Federal officials on Monday agreed to a request by two Indian tribes for special protections for Nantucket Sound, a move that could delay construction of a proposed wind farm off Cape Cod.
  • Gates Aids Africa Farm Education with $1M Grant to MSU
    (Jan 8, 2010) EAST LANSING, Mich (AP) - Michigan State University says it will expand access to agricultural education materials in Africa with a $1 million grant from the Seattle-based Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • Bill Makes Cheese Wisconsin's Official Snack
    (Jan 8, 2010) MADISON, Wis (AP) - Cheese would become Wisconsin's official state snack under a bill up for public hearing on Thursday.