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Market to Market November 4, 2011 (#3710)


Presidential candidates outline their vision for key sectors of the rural economy. North Dakota residents struggle to recover from record flooding in Minot. Those stories and market analysis with Naomi Blohm.

Tags: agriculture corn economy flooding grain manufacturing markets Naomi Blohm North Dakota presidential campaigns Republicans

In the News

  • USDA Grants Help Kansas Take Aim At Obesity
    (Nov 4, 2011) TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) - Kansas is taking aim at childhood obesity with new grants totally nearly $350,000. The state Education Department says the money from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be used to promote healthy eating and exercise...
  • Florida Takes Advantage of Blueberry Market Gap
    (Nov 4, 2011)      HAWTHORNE, Fla. (AP) - When you think of Florida fruit, oranges, grapefruit and strawberries come to mind. But blueberries?      Hundreds of small blueberry farms have opened in the Sunshine State...
  • Committee Finds Dutch Professor Faked Data For Years
    (Nov 4, 2011) AMSTERDAM (AP) — A prominent Dutch social psychologist who once claimed to have shown that the very act of thinking about eating meat makes people behave more selfishly has been found to have faked data throughout much of his career. In...
  • ND Farmers Push for Constitutional Right to Farm
    (Nov 4, 2011) BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Doyle Johannes has worked land near the Missouri River in central North Dakota for 35 years, raising everything from corn to cattle. He's not about to let someone from outside the state's borders tell him how to go about his...