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Market to Market April 19, 2013 (#3834)


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Tempers flare over the Keystone XL pipeline. Wind energy advocates analyze the latest from the industry. While snow and rain whip the Midwest, chances of leaving the drought behind improve only slightly. Market analysis with Elaine Kub. (28:42)

Tags: agriculture energy Iowa

In the News

  • WHO: China Bird Flu Not Spreading Easily in Humans
    (Apr 19, 2013) BEIJING (AP) -- There's no evidence a new bird flu strain is spreading easily among people in China even though there may be sporadic cases of the virus spreading to people who have close contacts with patients, the World Health Organization said...
  • USDA Starts New Program to Track Farm Animals
    (Apr 19, 2013) MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The federal government has launched a new livestock identification program to help agriculture officials to quickly track livestock in cases of disease. It is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's second attempt at...
  • Floodwaters Rising after Storms Deluge Heartland
    (Apr 19, 2013) CHICAGO (AP) -- Volunteers worked into the night to stack sandbags against rising Midwest floodwaters and evacuate people in its path - or rescue those already under water - after a powerful spring storm system unleashed downpours from Oklahoma to...
  • Details of the Senate Immigration Bill
    (Apr 19, 2013) (AP) A look at the 844-page immigration overhaul bill introduced this week in the Senate by four Democratic and four Republican lawmakers: --- BORDER SECURITY -The bill sets goals of surveillance of 100 percent of the border with Mexico, and...
  • Livestock Disaster Protection Act Introduced in the House
    (Apr 19, 2013) WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) supports the efforts of Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) in introducing legislation that would provide a safety net for livestock owners across the nation. Under the Livestock...