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Market to Market July 22, 2011 (#3647)


The chess match between President Obama and Congressional Republicans over raising the debt ceiling ends the week in a stalemate. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson unveils his vision for a new dairy program. And amidst a sweltering heat wave, farmers and ranchers begin to tally the toll on agriculture. Those stories and market analysis with Sue Martin.

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In the News

  • Dairy ad campaign modified after complaints
    (Jul 22, 2011) Responding to a wave of criticism, a California milk board on Thursday modified an advertising campaign that targeted men by promoting milk as a way to lessen the effects of premenstrual syndrome.
  • Governors to meeting on flood management
    (Jul 22, 2011) Governors and representatives from at least six Missouri River states will meet next month in Nebraska to discuss flood control issues.
  • Midwest, Plains bankers optimistic on economy
    (Jul 22, 2011) Rural bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states are still positive in their outlook for the economy, although their optimism may be waning, according to a monthly survey of bankers released Thursday.