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Market to Market July 18, 2014 (#3947)


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Locked in a drought of epic proportions, California cracks down on unauthorized use of water. A Midwestern photographer documents the critical contributions of women in agriculture. Market analysis with Sue Martin. (27:46)

Tags: agriculture California crops drought farmers livestock markets midwest photographers photography Sue Martin water conservation women

In the News

  • Obama Opens East Coast to Oil Search
    (Jul 18, 2014) ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Eastern Seaboard is being opened to offshore oil and gas exploration for the first time in decades with the Obama administration's approval Friday of sonic cannons that can pinpoint energydeposits deep...
  • Western Wildfires
    (Jul 18, 2014) SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A north-central Washington sheriff issued an urgent evacuation notice late Thursday for the wildfire-threatened small town of Pateros and officials were also evacuating a hospital in a nearby town, authorities...
  • Locally-Grown Foods Look to Bigger Business
    (Jul 18, 2014) PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Once a niche business, locally grown foods aren't just for farmers markets anymore. A growing network of companies and organizations is delivering food directly from local farms to major institutions like Thomas Jefferson...
  • Drones: Next Big Thing in Aviation is Small
    (Jul 18, 2014) LONDON (AP) -- The next big thing in aviation may be really small. With some no bigger than a hummingbird, the hottest things at this week's Farnborough International Airshow are tiny compared with the titans of the sky, such as the Airbus 380...
  • California Drought Threatens to Dry Up Farm Wells
    (Jul 18, 2014) FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Researchers say farmers in pockets of California hardest hit by the drought could begin to see wells run dry next year. The Center for Watershed Sciences at the University of California, Davis, released the study Tuesday...
  • First Lady Invites Top Kid Chefs to "Dinner"
    (Jul 18, 2014) WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House champion of healthy eating is treating more than 50 kid chefs to a "state dinner." The children earned a seat at the table by whipping up mouth-watering yet healthy meals as part of a nationwide contest...