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Market to Market April 11, 2014 (#3933)


USDA’s latest estimates on supply and demand are friendly to corn and soybeans. Persistent drought is plaguing the west and now a new problem is blowing into town. Explore the increasing role of technology at the world’s largest futures exchange. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. (27:42)

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In the News

  • U.N. Panel Shows Who's Responsible for CO2 Emissions
    (Apr 11, 2014) BERLIN (AP) -- The U.N.'s expert panel on climate change is preparing a new report this weekend outlining the cuts in greenhouse gases, mainly CO2 from the burning of fossil fuels, required in coming decades to keep global warming in...
  • Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak Continuing
    (Apr 11, 2014) LIVINGSTON, Calif. (AP) -- A salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken isn't over and has now infected 524 people in 25 states and Puerto Rico, federal health officials said. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in...
  • Florida's Orange Production Is Declining
    (Apr 11, 2014) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- This year's Florida orange crop is approaching the fruit's lowest harvest in decades, and experts say a deadly bacteria that's infecting the trees is to blame. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday...
  • U.S. Bacon Prices Rise After Virus Kills Baby Pigs
    (Apr 11, 2014) MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it's threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or...
  • Conservationists Claim Victory on New Farm Bill
    (Apr 11, 2014) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Wildlife and environmental groups are claiming victory for conservation practices in the new farm bill, where two of their top priorities made it into law. Farmers will be required to use good conservation practices on highly...
  • 11 Senate Democrats to Obama: Approve Keystone XL
    (Apr 11, 2014) WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.  The five-year review of the...