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2007 Episodes

December 14, 2007 (#3315)

Market to Market December 14, 2007 (#3315) One year after the nation's largest immigration raid hit home in Marshalltown, Iowa, how is the community dealing with the fallout? (07:10) Episode Detail

November 23, 2007 (#3312)

Market to Market November 23, 2007 (#3312) The need for food is never ending as the number of people hungry and, or starving continues to grow worldwide. Every year, the Mennonite Central Committee does its part to help. (06:15) Episode Detail

October 19, 2007 (#3307)

Market to Market October 19, 2007 (#3307) Five people have received the Congressional Gold Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Nobel Peace Prize but only one of them is credited with saving more than a billion lives. (07:10) Episode Detail

September 7, 2007 (#3301)

Market to Market September 7, 2007 (#3301) More than a half-century after Smokey Bear began his public information campaign, fires are making a resurgence and remain an enormous threat to much of the West. (07:10) Episode Detail

July 20, 2007 (#3246)

Market to Market July 20, 2007 (#3246) Five people have received the Congressional Gold Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Nobel Peace Prize but only one of them is credited with saving more than a billion lives. (07:10) Episode Detail

June 29, 2007 (#3243)

Market to Market June 29, 2007 (#3243) Despite ethanol's ability to make cars go fast, the industry's evolution from value-added commodity to preeminent alternative fuel has taken some time. (07:05) Episode Detail

May 11, 2007 (#3236)

Market to Market May 11, 2007 (#3236) Market to Market's Andrew Batt follows the disaster an F5 tornado has left behind...from a small Midwestern town through cropfields and farmsteads. (07:16) Episode Detail

May 4, 2007 (#3235)

Market to Market May 4, 2007 (#3235) As the costs to run a farm soar and crop prices fluctuate, family farms nationwide are facing difficulty in staying afloat. Clay Mitchell is turning to precision farming as an answer, and is leading his family's operation into the future. Episode Detail

April 20, 2007 (#3233)

Market to Market April 20, 2007 (#3233) Whether ethanol should replace gasoline is a debate that has lasted more than 30 years. Two of ethanol's foremost research scientists, representing opposite ends of the spectrum, presented their cases during a recent fuels forum in Washington, D.C. Episode Detail

April 6, 2007 (#3231)

Market to Market April 6, 2007 (#3231) What does the Iraq War and U.S. agriculture have in common? After political pork associated with farm programs was rampant in Iraq War spending bills, the easy answer is money. Episode Detail

March 16, 2007 (#3228)

Market to Market March 16, 2007 (#3228) The December 12, 2006, raids of six Swift & Company meat packing plants sent shockwaves through much of rural America. But while government and industry officials defend their actions, residents of one Midwestern town react. More than three months after the largest immigration raid in U.S. history, what has changed? Episode Detail

March 9, 2007 (#3227)

Market to Market March 9, 2007 (#3227) The need for food is never ending as the number of people hungry and, or starving continues to grow worldwide. Every year, the Mennonite Central Committee does its part to help. (06:15) Episode Detail

March 2, 2007 (#3226)

Market to Market March 2, 2007 (#3226) While Reynaldo Robledo's hands were busy pruning grapevines nearly 40 years ago, his heart was looking to the future. Along with help from his wife and nine children, Robledo has been able to overcome humble beginnings as an immigrant field worker and become one of the most successful winery owners in California's Sonoma Valley. Episode Detail

February 16, 2007 (#3224)

Market to Market February 16, 2007 (#3224) Spanish explorers introduced the first modern horses and burros to the New World in the 16th century. Today, direct descendants of those domestic animals are roaming free in remote portions of the American West. The Bureau of Land Management is working with the public to help keep the herds healthy. Episode Detail

January 5, 2007 (#3218)

Market to Market January 5, 2007 (#3218) The Conservation Reserve Program is more than switchgrass and food plots. CRP acres are fueling an environmental and pheasant hunting-based economic boom. But some farm groups are aiming at CRP acres as the perfect spot to expand corn acreage. Can the conservation and biofuel industries find middle ground? Episode Detail

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