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Market to Market August 1, 2014 (#3949)


Supporters -- and critics -- weigh in on Obama Administration plans to fight climate change. An Iraq war veteran embarks on a new mission to fulfill his agricultural dream. Market analysis with Virgil Robinson. (24:45)

Tags: agriculture climate change crops farmers Iraq war veterans markets Obama Administration Virgil Robinson

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