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Market to Market February 19, 2010 (#3525)

Black farmers turn up the heat on USDA. Texas challenges EPA's findings on greenhouse gasses. A lifelong dream to step back in time and harvest the old-fashioned way is fulfilled. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. (27:43)

Tags: African Americans agriculture climate change Environmental Protection Agency farmers harvest markets USDA

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