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Market to Market November 8, 2013 (#3911)


The Agriculture Department releases its latest estimates on supply and demand. Washington State voters consider mandatory labeling on foods containing GMOs. In Colorado, the electorate ponders splitting its state to address an urban/rural divide. Market analysis with Don Roose. (27:45)

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In the News

  • EU Execs Back OK for Genetically Modified Corn
    (Nov 8, 2013) BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union moved closer to approving the cultivation of a second genetically modified corn on the continent despite years of objections by environmental groups and widespread apprehension about GMO food among European...
  • Firm Wants to Build Largest Pipeline Yet from ND
    (Nov 8, 2013) BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Canadian company has applied to build the largest pipeline yet from western North Dakota's booming oil patch. The proposed oil pipeline would run 612 miles into Minnesota and Wisconsin. Enbridge Energy said...
  • Federal Appeals Court Halts Horse Slaughterhouses
    (Nov 8, 2013) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday temporarily halted plans by companies in New Mexico and Missouri to begin slaughtering horses, continuing on-again, off-again efforts to resume domestic equine slaughter two years...
  • Experts Say Nuclear Power Needed to Slow Warming
    (Nov 8, 2013) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Some of the world's top climate scientists say wind and solar energy won't be enough to head off extreme global warming, and they're asking environmentalists to support the development of safer nuclear power as one way to...
  • Scientists Oppose Logging Bills in Congress
    (Nov 8, 2013) RENO, Nev. (AP) — More than 200 biologists, ecologists and other scientists are urging Congress to defeat legislation they say would destroy critical wildlife habitat by setting aside U.S. environmental laws to speed logging of burned trees...
  • Microsoft Enters 20-year Deal for Texas Wind Power
    (Nov 8, 2013) HOUSTON (AP) — Microsoft Corp. has reached a 20-year deal to directly buy wind energy from a turbine farm being built in Texas. The tech giant announced the agreement Monday with RES Americas, a wind and solar developer. It declined to put a...