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Market to Market November 11, 2011 (#3711)


Amidst already-tight supplies, the Agriculture Department cuts U.S. crop production estimates. While some lawmakers eye cuts to federal farm programs, others ponder new supports for agriculture. And an in-depth examination of the North Dakota economy reveals a state the recession forgot. Market analysis with Don Roose. (27:45)

Tags: agriculture crops Don Roose economy education environment Farm Programs government manufacturing markets news North Dakota policy recession recovery SBA technology USDA

In the News

  • Traditional turkey dinner costs 13 percent more
    (Nov 10, 2011)      WASHINGTON (AP) - It's going to cost a bit more to put a traditional Thanksgiving dinner on the table this year.      The American Farm Bureau Federation reported Thursday that a meal with turkey...
  • Biofuels Researchers Team With Gardeners
    (Nov 10, 2011)      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - University of Minnesota biofuels researchers are teaming up with master gardeners in the school's extension service.      They're seeking to find out whether biofuel production...
  • USDA Yanks Christmas Tree Fees After Criticism
    (Nov 10, 2011) WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the Obama administration really taxing Christmas trees? No, but the White House said Wednesday it was reversing its decision to approve an industry-sponsored Christmas tree promotion program after conservatives accused...
  • Russia Poised to Join World Trade Organization
    (Nov 10, 2011) GENEVA (AP) — Russia cleared a major hurdle toward opening up its huge oil-driven economy Thursday, with negotiators agreeing to final terms that would allow it to join the World Trade Organization after an 18-year effort. The deal is...
  • Corps Changing Missouri River Plan After Flooding
    (Nov 10, 2011)      OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Monday it will change its approach to managing the Missouri River following a summer of record flooding that damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes, led to...
  • Aloha APEC Shifts Focus From Debt to Trade
    (Nov 10, 2011) HONOLULU (AP) — Asian-Pacific leaders gathering in warm, sunny Honolulu this week will be searching for ways to kickstart faster growth through freer trade, moving on from the gloom over European debt that prevailed days earlier at the G20...