Iowa Public Television


Market to Market March 11, 2011 (#3628)

Despite record U.S. exports, America's cavernous trade gap widens. House lawmakers ponder the impact of EPA regulations on agriculture. And the markets factor USDA's latest estimates on global supply and demand. Those stories and market analysis with Jamey Kohake. (24:45)

Tags: agriculture economy energy policy Energy/Environment Environmental Protection Agency markets trade USDA

In the News

  • Dead Sardines Plug Marina
    (Mar 11, 2011) REDONDO BEACH, Calif (AP) - It could take a week - and the smell could get a lot worse - before crews manage to scoop and vacuum up tons of dead sardines from a Southern California marina.
  • World's Bee Hives to Decline Without Human Changes
    (Mar 11, 2011) (Associated Press) The U.N.'s environmental agency warned in a new report Thursday that the world's bee population is likely to keep declining unless humans change the way they manage the planet.
  • Lawmakers Considering Alcohol Tasting at Farmers Markets
    (Mar 11, 2011) (Washington D.C., Associated Press) Washington lawmakers are considering a bill to allow beer and wine tasting at farmers markets.
  • Germans Balk at Biofuel
    (Mar 11, 2011) (Associated Press) Eco-friendly Germans happily separate their trash into at least four separate recycling bins, but are refusing in droves to purchase gasoline with higher levels of ethanol.