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Market to Market July 4, 2014 (#3945)


Storms slash across the Midwest leaving high water and damaged crops in their wake. Livestock prices continue to flirt with all-time highs while grain markets take it on the chin. One entrepreneur combines land and lake in an attempt to “catch” a profit. Market analysis with Don Roose. (27:45)

Tags: agriculture crops Don Roose farmers flooding floods grain livestock markets midwest rain rainfall storms

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