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Market to Market May 24, 2013 (#3839)


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A series of deadly tornadoes cuts a path of destruction across Oklahoma. Further north, more temperate weather leads to significant progress in spring planting. Legislation authorizing federal farm and nutrition programs makes its way to the Senate floor. Market analysis with Jamey Kohake. (28:00)

Tags: agriculture Farm Bill farms Jamey Kohake markets markets nutrition Oklahoma planting tornadoes

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    (May 24, 2013) The Market for edible bugs and worms that can help meet global food demand is expected to grow 60 percent by 2050.
  • UN: Put The Bite On Bugs
    (May 24, 2013) Scientists who have studied the nutritional value of edible insects have found that red ants, small grasshoppers and some water beetles pack enough protein to rank with lean ground beef while having less fat per gram.
  • New Food Map Will Plot The American Diet
    (May 24, 2013) Researchers are hoping their project will only be the beginning of a map that consumers, companies, researchers and even the government can use, breaking the data down to find out who is eating what and where they shop.