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2008 Episodes

December 12, 2008 (#3415)

Market to Market December 12, 2008 (#3415) Kip Cullers has been enjoying yields that have quite literally amounted to a hill of beans. For the last two years, he has skewed the national average yield of 42 bushels per acre with 139 and 154 bushels an acre harvest. (06:55) Episode Detail

November 21, 2008 (#3412)

Market to Market November 21, 2008 (#3412) An American icon once pushed to the brink of extinction is flourishing with a newfound importance. Market to Market explores Custer State Park's Buffalo Roundup. (06:15) Episode Detail

November 14, 2008 (#3411)

Market to Market November 14, 2008 (#3411) Agricultural tourism or "agritourism," as it's commonly known, offers an increasingly viable alternative for improving the income and sustainability of small farms and rural communities. (06:22) Episode Detail

October 3, 2008 (#3405)

Market to Market October 3, 2008 (#3405) A life in agriculture is often a thankless job filled with hard work and long hours. But many young people are drawn to the idea of charting their own course. (06:38) Episode Detail

August 29, 2008 (#3352)

Market to Market August 29, 2008 (#3352) Kip Cullers has been enjoying yields that have quite literally amounted to a hill of beans. For the last two years, he has skewed the national average yield of 42 bushels per acre with 139 and 154 bushels an acre harvest. (06:55) Episode Detail

August 22, 2008 (#3351)

Market to Market August 22, 2008 (#3351) After the oil crisis of the 1970s, Congress authorized the creation of a government laboratory tasked with solving the puzzle of how to save energy using renewable resources. Three decades later, more than 1,100 scientists and engineers continue their search at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado. (06:10) Episode Detail

August 15, 2008 (#3350)

Market to Market August 15, 2008 (#3350) What do 16 million barrels of beer have in common with a gallon of gasoline? Find out how an innovative program run by the nation's third largest beer brewer helps reduce pollution while making a profit. (06:00) Episode Detail

August 1, 2008 (#3348)

Market to Market August 1, 2008 (#3348) What started as a one-time event to celebrate the tiny town of Nemaha's centennial has turned into a ten year ride. It's called tractor square dancing, and with eight Farmall tractors a group of farmers from this small northwest Iowa community have been busy planting a lot of smiles on a whole lot of faces. (06:35) Episode Detail

July 25, 2008 (#3347)

Market to Market July 25, 2008 (#3347) Water disagreements often dominate news stories across the American Southwest. The rapidly-growing city of Las Vegas is no exception. Urban expansion is siphoning nearby Lake Mead and some rural ranchers are at odds with a controversial water pipeline. Market to Market examines the latest developments in this Western water war. (08:25) Episode Detail

July 18, 2008 (#3346)

Market to Market July 18, 2008 (#3346) Does success for the border patrol mean a drop in available workers for agriculture? Andrew Batt reports on a controversial tool in our nation's border enforcement arsenal. (07:20) Episode Detail

June 6, 2008 (#3340)

Market to Market June 6, 2008 (#3340) Kip Cullers has been enjoying yields that have quite literally amounted to a hill of beans. For the last two years, he has skewed the national average yield of 42 bushels per acre with 139 and 154 bushels an acre harvest. (06:55) Episode Detail

May 30, 2008 (#3339)

Market to Market May 30, 2008 (#3339) After the oil crisis of the 1970s, Congress authorized the creation of a government laboratory tasked with solving the puzzle of how to save energy using renewable resources. Three decades later, more than 1,100 scientists and engineers continue their search at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado. (06:10) Episode Detail

May 23, 2008 (#3338)

Market to Market May 23, 2008 (#3338) What started as a one-time event to celebrate the tiny town of Nemaha's centennial has turned into a ten year ride. It's called tractor square dancing, and with eight Farmall tractors a group of farmers from this small northwest Iowa community have been busy planting a lot of smiles on a whole lot of faces. (06:35) Episode Detail

May 16, 2008 (#3337)

Market to Market May 16, 2008 (#3337) Critics have blamed corn ethanol for high food costs, growing gas prices, and starvation in developing countries. But as Andrew Batt explains, the ethanol picture is not as simple as food versus fuel. (07:05) Episode Detail

April 18, 2008 (#3333)

Market to Market April 18, 2008 (#3333) What do 16 million barrels of beer have in common with a gallon of gasoline? Find out how an innovative program run by the nation's third largest beer brewer helps reduce pollution while making a profit. (06:00) Episode Detail

March 14, 2008 (#3328)

Market to Market March 14, 2008 (#3328) Wheat prices trended higher his week due, in part, to the government reducing projected U.S wheat ending stocks for this year by 30 million bushels. (16:00) Episode Detail

February 22, 2008 (#3325)

Market to Market February 22, 2008 (#3325) Water disagreements often dominate news stories across the American Southwest. The rapidly-growing city of Las Vegas is no exception. Urban expansion is siphoning nearby Lake Mead and some rural ranchers are at odds with a controversial water pipeline. Market to Market examines the latest developments in this Western water war. (08:25) Episode Detail

February 15, 2008 (#3324)

Market to Market February 15, 2008 (#3324) Black farmers claim they were wrongfully denied access to the largest class action settlement in U.S. history. Market to Market examines the latest developments... (08:06) Episode Detail

February 8, 2008 (#3323)

Market to Market February 8, 2008 (#3323) One sector of the economy needing little economic stimulus these days is agriculture. Sue Martin and Mark Gold discuss the record markets. (23:32) Episode Detail

January 25, 2008 (#3321)

Market to Market January 25, 2008 (#3321) Does success for the border patrol mean a drop in available workers for agriculture? Andrew Batt reports on a controversial tool in our nation's border enforcement arsenal. (07:20) Episode Detail

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