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Market to Market September 24, 2010 (#3604)

Corn trades at levels not seen since 2008, setting up a classic acreage battle next spring. An advisory committee tells the FDA, genetically modified salmon are safe for human consumption. In the wake of a half-a-billion egg recall, lawmakers call on a key producer to explain why. Jack DeCoster of Wright County Egg says: "It's complicated." Market analysis with Don Roose. (27:45)

Tags: agriculture corn economy eggs genetic engineering markets salmon salmonella

In the News

  • Number Of Fat People In US To Grow
    (Sep 23, 2010) PARIS — Citizens of the world's richest countries are getting fatter and fatter and the United States is leading the charge, an organization of leading economies said Thursday in its first ever obesity forecast.
  • China Seeks To Play Down Differences With US
    (Sep 23, 2010) NEW YORK -- Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao expressed optimism Wednesday that the United States and China would resolve major trade frictions, even as he rejected U.S claims that Beijing's currency policies cost American jobs.
  • World's Largest Wind Farm Opens Off UK Coast
    (Sep 23, 2010) LONDON — The world's largest offshore wind farm opened off the southeast coast of England on Thursday, as part of the British government's push to boost renewable energy.
  • Guard Commander Takes Responsibility For Wildfire
    (Sep 23, 2010) HERRIMAN, Utah — The National Guard joined forces with firefighters again Tuesday to battle a fast-moving, wind-driven blaze that the guard ignited during a machine-gun training exercise.
  • Farmers Fear Dust Rules Won't Reflect Rural Life
    (Sep 23, 2010) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - As they begin the fall harvest, wary farmers are watching a federal debate over whether to clamp down on one of rural life's constant companions - the dust clouds that farm machinery kick up in fields and along unpaved roads.
  • Court Rules Organic Milk Case Can Continue
    (Sep 23, 2010) ST. LOUIS — Dairy consumers who sued several national chains and the largest U.S. provider of store-brand organic milk claiming they falsely labeled the milk can continue with their lawsuit under a federal appeals court ruling issued Wednesday.