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Market to Market November 1, 2013 (#3910)


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Strong storms dump more than a foot of rain in central Texas. A bipartisan conference committee gets down to business on the Farm Bill. And studies link the use of agrochemicals to serious health issues in Argentina. Market analysis with Mark Gold. (27:44)

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In the News

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  • Drought still Impacting Missouri River Management
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  • FDA Proposes Rules to Make Animal Food Safer
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  • Beast of a Weed Creeping across Midwest from South
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  • West Coast States and BC to Link Climate Policies
    (Nov 1, 2013) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The governors of Pacific coastal U.S. states and a Canadian province official on Monday vowed to collectively combat climate change by coordinating polices that place a price on greenhouse gas pollution and mandating...
  • Food Stamp Cuts Kick in as Congress Debates More
    (Nov 1, 2013) WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 47 million Americans who receive food stamps will see their benefits go down starting Friday, just as Congress begins negotiations on further cuts to the program.Beginning in November, a temporary benefit from...