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Market to Market January 13, 2012 (#3720)


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Government analysts increase estimates on global corn supplies and grain prices plunge. The Agriculture Department announces plans to close hundreds of offices across the nation. Innovative operations take root in the Big Apple and two companies shout it from the rooftops. Market analysis with Elaine Kub. (27:47)

Tags: agriculture business corn economy Elaine Kub grain markets

In the News

  • Judge Urges Progress on Everglades Pollution Fixes
    (Jan 13, 2012) MIAMI (AP) - A federal judge on Thursday urged federal and stateenvironmental officials to take real, concrete steps towardreducing pollution in the Florida Everglades and move away from theendless court battles that have stalled progress for...
  • Coca-Cola Said It Told Government about Fungicide in OJ
    (Jan 13, 2012) WASHINGTON (AP) - Coca-Cola is acknowledging that it was thecompany that alerted federal regulators about low levels offungicide in its own orange juice and in juice made by itscompetitors.     The warning prompted juice...
  • EPA: Power Plants Main Global Warming Culprits
    (Jan 13, 2012) WASHINGTON (AP) - The most detailed data yet on emissions ofheat-trapping gases show that U.S. power plants are responsible forthe bulk of the pollution blamed for global warming.     Power plants released 72 percent of the...
  • Lake Erie Rivers Good Asian Carp Habitat
    (Jan 13, 2012) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - A federal study says Lake Erie andsome rivers flowing into it would offer ideal habitat for unwantedAsian carp.     The U.S. Geological Survey says the Maumee, Sandusky and Grandrivers have...
  • Winter Wheat Plantings Rise Amid Higher Prices
    (Jan 13, 2012) WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A government report shows the nation'sgrowers planted more of their land into winter wheat for harvestthis year amid high prices and easing drought conditions in Kansas,Oklahoma and Texas.     The National...
  • Company Cautions Against Linking Well, Ohio Quakes
    (Jan 13, 2012) YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Boos, applause and the occasionaloutburst marked a gathering of about 500 Ohio residents seekingexplanations for a series of earthquakes that has hit their areasince deep injection drilling came to...
  • Vermont Dairies Scramble to Find feed after Irene
    (Jan 13, 2012) MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Flooding from Tropical Storm Irene sweptaway some bales of hay Doug Turner grew to feed his dairy cows andripped open others, contaminating them with muddy water. When thewater receded, he had to mow down a third of his corn,...