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Market to Market April 5, 2013 (#3833)


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Secretary Vilsack eyes the challenge of Obama’s 2014 budget. Protestors seeking immigration reforms press Congress for solutions. The USDA supply and demand report reveals a tight stocks-to-use ratio for corn. Market analysis with Alan Brugler. (27:43)

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