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Market to Market September 23, 2011 (#3704)


Global economic conditions bring out the bears. The Obama Administration targets direct payments to farmers. An eighth generation farm family brings the taste of the wide-open countryside to the narrow canyons of the big city. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. (27:46)

Tags: agriculture Barack Obama crops CSA economy family farmers food fruit health Holton Holton Farms markets New York news stock markets trucks vegetables Vermont

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