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Market to Market November 26, 2010 (#3613)


Al Gore discloses the "inconvenient truth" of how political ambition shaped his position on ethanol. Lawmakers approve spending more than $1 billion to fund a settlement between USDA and black farmers. By helping the hungry produce their own food, Heifer International feeds people for a lifetime. Those stories and market analysis with Jamey Kohake. (27:48)

Tags: agriculture corn ethanol farms food Heifer International markets renewable fuels USDA

In the News

  • Apple and Cider Pardoned by President Obama
    (Nov 24, 2010) WASHINGTON (AP) - Barack Obama performed an annual rite of presidents on Wednesday, pardoning a pair of turkeys on Thanksgiving eve and cracking jokes about the competition that brought them to his famous doorstep.
  • Art Smith, Elmo Team Up to Cook Up Good Nutrition
    (Nov 23, 2010) "C" is for cookie. And "N" is for nutrition. The folks at "Sesame Street" are hoping to spell out a message of eating well with a new initiative aimed at fighting hunger.
  • USDA Investigating Cattle Brokerage for Bad Checks
    (Nov 23, 2010) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- One of the nation's largest cattle brokerages is under investigation after federal regulators said the Indiana company left ranchers nationwide hanging for as much as $130 million, U.S Department of Agriculture officials said...
  • Court Halts Sea Lion Killing at Columbia River Dam
    (Nov 23, 2010) PORTLAND, Ore (AP) — A federal appeals court has halted the killing of sea lions who make fast food of endangered salmon and steelhead at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.
  • Salazar Vows to Speed Wind Energy Projects
    (Nov 23, 2010) WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar vowed Tuesday to spur offshore wind projects in the Atlantic Ocean by expediting permits and identifying promising areas for wind power.
  • Groups Sue EPA Over Lead Ammo, Tackle
    (Nov 23, 2010) WASHINGTON (AP) Three environmental groups sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to force it to prevent lead poisoning of wildlife from spent ammunition and lost fishing tackle.