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Market to Market February 22, 2013 (#3826)


The Supreme Court hears arguments in a patent infringement case involving Monsanto. Officials gaze into the crystal ball at the Agriculture Department’s annual Outlook Forum. And undaunted by weakness in the broader economy, rural land values continue to rise. Those stories and market analysis with John Roach. (27:45)

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