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Market to Market June 6, 2014 (#3941)

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announces new funding to fight a lethal swine disease. The Obama Administration calls for sweeping cuts in emissions from coal-fired power plants. Innovative program in the “Show Me State” pays off in spades for cattle producers. Market analysis with John Roach. (27:45)

Tags: agriculture cattle Department of Agriculture emissions farmers John Roach Missouri news Swine Flu

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