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Market to Market (February 5, 2016)

posted on February 5, 2016 at 4:05 PM

Market to Market (February 5, 2016)
Full Program: Mother Nature reminds the country this is her time in the spotlight, China takes another step toward being an agricultural super power, and the old adage where "oil and water don't mix," has at least one exception. Market analysis with Tomm... Full Story

Chinese-led investors plan to buy Chicago Stock Exchange

posted on February 5, 2016 at 2:47 PM

The Chicago Stock Exchange, founded more than a century ago, said it has agreed to be acquired by a Chinese-led investor group. Full Story

Man charged with seed corn theft conspiracy pleads guilty

posted on January 29, 2016 at 4:32 PM

A naturalized U.S. citizen from China entered a plea agreement with federal prosecutors Wednesday, admitting he participated in a conspiracy to steal seed corn from U.S. companies. Full Story

Cotton Country Struggling, Seeking Government Help

posted on January 15, 2016 at 5:45 PM

Cotton Country Struggling, Seeking Government Help
Last spring, farmers reported planting 8.5 million acres of cotton, which – with the exception of one Farm Crisis year - was the smallest amount of land dedicated to the crop in nearly 150 years. If current trends continue, U.S. farmers could plant... Full Story

Talks heat up over climate change at Paris summit

posted on December 4, 2015 at 6:10 PM

Talks heat up over climate change at Paris summit
The goal for world leaders is mammoth in Paris – sweeping global agreement to cut carbon emissions—all to be negotiated in the next two weeks. Full Story

China decides to end 1-child policy, allow 2 children

posted on October 30, 2015 at 2:17 PM

China's ruling Communist Party announced Thursday that the country will start allowing all married couples to have two children, abolishing an unpopular policy that has limited many urban families to only one child for more than three decades. Full Story

Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Reached

posted on October 9, 2015 at 4:56 PM

Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Reached
After 5 years of discussion, the Obama administration hammered out an ambitious trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim nations early this week. Full Story

China, US Seek 'Clean Coal' Agreement as Industry Struggles

posted on August 28, 2015 at 4:14 PM

U.S. and Chinese officials are working on an agreement to advance "clean coal" technologies that purport to reduce the fuel's contribution to climate change. Full Story

Washington Fruit Distributors Expand to Meet Demand

posted on May 8, 2015 at 4:41 PM

Washington state's fruit industry is expanding as worldwide demand increases and new technologies help yield more crops. Full Story

Hog grower's lawyers object to mentions of Chinese ties

posted on February 20, 2015 at 3:41 PM

Lawyers for the world's largest pork producer say it is bad enough being told your product stinks, but it's going too far to mention that a Chinese company is behind it. Full Story

Negotiators agree on early draft of U.N. climate deal

posted on February 13, 2015 at 1:02 PM

U.N. negotiators on Friday produced an early draft of what eventually should become a landmark climate deal in Paris next December, piling on suggestions to make sure the document reflected every country's wishes. Full Story

China Arrests Dozens for Selling Pork from Diseased Pigs

posted on January 16, 2015 at 1:58 PM

Police in China have arrested more than 110 people on suspicion of selling pork from diseased pigs in the country's latest food safety scandal. Full Story

US and China Reach Milestone Agreement on Climate Change

posted on November 14, 2014 at 5:53 PM

US and China Reach Milestone Agreement on Climate Change
Putting differences aside this week, the United States and China, the world’s top two emitters of greenhouse gases, announced a groundbreaking deal to combat climate change. Full Story

China, Russia Sign Accord on Second Gas Route

posted on November 14, 2014 at 2:35 PM

The leaders of China and Russia signed agreements Sunday to boost energy cooperation, including an understanding to develop a second major route to supply the Chinese side with Russian gas following an initial $400 billion deal in May. Full Story

Appeals court revives Syngenta, Bunge GMO lawsuit

posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:51 PM

A federal appeals court gave agricultural chemical-maker Syngenta Seeds hope Monday that it may be able to proceed with a lawsuit against grain storage and transportation company Bunge North America for refusing to accept one of Syngenta's... Full Story
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