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Latest Episode: April 24, 2015 (#4035)

Market to Market #4035: April 24, 2015
Millions of chickens are euthanized due to an outbreak of Avian Flu in Iowa. Five years after the worst oil spill in U.S. history, debate lingers on its environmental impact. A thawing of relations with a former Cold War adversary sparks new opportunities for agricultural trade. Market analysis with Dan Hueber. (27:47) Episode Detail

Market Analysis: Dan Hueber

Market Analysis: Dan Hueber Market Analyst Dan Hueber discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Full Story

Market Plus: Dan Hueber

Market Plus: Dan Hueber Market Analyst Dan Hueber discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Full Story

2015 Episodes

April 17, 2015 (#4034)

Market to Market April 17, 2015 (#4034) The U.S. economy improves, but the slowdown continues in "The Heartland." Lawmakers eye significant cuts to the program formerly known as food stamps. Oklahoma growers cultivate airborne plants to deliver the goods year- round. Market analysis with Elaine Kub. (28:00) Episode Detail

April 10, 2015 (#4033)

Market to Market April 10, 2015 (#4033) The Obama administration ramps up its efforts to fight climate change. The Energy Department predicts prices at the pump will fall this summer to the lowest level in years. We’ll catch-up with a trio of Kansas brothers whose agricultural video clips have been viewed by millions. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier. (27:47) Episode Detail

April 3, 2015 (#4032)

Market to Market April 3, 2015 (#4032) The Agriculture Department’s Quarterly Stocks and Prospective Plantings reports fuel rallies and selloffs in the commodity markets. 25 years after one farmer built a ballpark in the middle of a cornfield, people still come to the “Field of Dreams.” Market analysis with Brian Roach. (27:48) Episode Detail

March 27, 2015 (#4031)

Market to Market March 27, 2015 (#4031) Advanced drilling techniques fuel a boom in domestic crude production supporting thousands of jobs. But in Oklahoma, environmentalists say fracking also is responsible for a sharp increase in earthquakes. Market analysis with Virgil Robinson and Walt Hackney. (27:48) Episode Detail

March 20, 2015 (#4030)

Market to Market March 20, 2015 (#4030) Remnants of winter complicate life in the Ohio Valley, while arid conditions fuel wildfires further south. Producers navigate a complex maze of new federal support programs authorized in the Farm Bill. Market analysis with Ted Seifried. Episode Detail

March 13, 2015 (#4029)

Market to Market March 13, 2015 (#4029) Republicans testing the waters for a run at the presidency, travel to Iowa to offer their opinions on renewable fuels, immigration, and U.S. farm policy. Market analysis with Sue Martin. (24:45) Episode Detail

March 6, 2015 (#4028)

Market to Market March 6, 2015 (#4028) Spring is just around the corner, but winter continues its assault on America. Frigid relations with Cuba thaw, “sweetening” prospects for expanded trade. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm. (24:49) Episode Detail

February 27, 2015 (#4027)

Market to Market February 27, 2015 (#4027) Old man winter flexes his muscle as another blast of Arctic air and heavy snow extends from Colorado to the East Coast. Agriculture Department offers a cautiously optimistic outlook for farmers and ranchers in the months ahead. Market analysis with Don Roose (24:48) Episode Detail

February 20, 2015 (#4026)

Market to Market February 20, 2015 (#4026) A train carrying millions of gallons of crude from the Bakken Shale of North Dakota ignites a massive fireball in West Virginia. Litigants prepare ‘a case for clean water’ as a municipal utility in Iowa sues counties upstream over excessive levels of nitrates. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. (27:46) Episode Detail

February 13, 2015 (#4025)

Market to Market February 13, 2015 (#4025) Some farmers may see dramatically less money in the cash box this season. Vilsack goes to the Hill as the Farm Bill celebrates its first birthday. Preservationists document the history of the American farm. Market analysis with Mark Gold. (27:44) Episode Detail

February 6, 2015 (#4024)

Market to Market February 6, 2015 (#4024) President Obama proposes a $4 trillion budget to the GOP-controlled Congress. Producers navigate a complex maze of new federal support programs. Market analysis with John Roach (27:44) Episode Detail

January 30, 2015 (#4023)

Market to Market January 30, 2015 (#4023) Senate Republicans make good on their promise to advance the Keystone XL pipeline. Renewable fuel supporters blast Obama Administration plans to cut the amount of ethanol in U.S. gas tanks. Market analysis with Sue Martin. (27:43) Episode Detail

January 23, 2015 (#4022)

Market to Market January 23, 2015 (#4022) Barack Obama outlines priorities for the final two years of his presidency. We’ll meet a Texas maverick who blazed the trail for ranchers of the feminine persuasion. Market analysis with Dan Hueber. (27:46) Episode Detail

January 16, 2015 (#4021)

Market to Market January 16, 2015 (#4021) Senate lawmakers take up the thorny issue of the Keystone XL pipeline. President Obama unveils plans addressing rural America’s ‘need for speed.' Market analysis with Ted Siefried. (27:47) Episode Detail

January 9, 2015 (#4020)

Market to Market January 9, 2015 (#4020) The 114th Congress begins with republicans in full control of Capitol Hill. Motorists welcome lower prices at the pump, but not everyone is celebrating. Auctioneers compete to determine the world’s best at “making the call.” Market analysis with Elaine Kub. (27:47) Episode Detail

January 2, 2015 (#4019)

Market to Market January 2, 2015 (#4019) Americans welcome the New Year with a decidedly upbeat economic outlook. California growers ponder the fallout of President Obama’s move to spare millions from deportation. A synergetic effort unites farmers and fishermen in the quest for a better catch. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier. (27:46) Episode Detail

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