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Market to Market (December 13, 2013)

posted on December 13, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Market to Market (December 13, 2013)
Full Program: The FDA implements voluntary restrictions on the use of antibiotics in livestock production. USDA’s latest figures on agricultural supply and demand reveal bullish and bearish scenarios. The Grinch steals Christmas Trees in the east, while “the... Full Story

Christmas Tree Growers Face Challenges Across the Nation

posted on December 13, 2013 at 5:50 PM

Christmas Tree Growers Face Challenges Across the Nation
America’s first commercial Christmas tree farms sprouted on the east coast more than a century ago. But the family tradition of harvesting your own holiday flora remains strong across the country. Full Story

Drought Hits Christmas Tree Growers

posted on December 19, 2012 at 4:02 PM

Drought Hits Christmas Tree Growers
The 2012 drought did not discriminate between crops and cut-your-own Christmas Tree growers experienced just as much crop loss as mainstream commodity farmers. Full Story

Drought could hit Iowa Christmas tree supply

posted on September 14, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Christmas trees in Iowa and other Midwestern states could become the newest victims of this year's drought. Full Story

USDA Yanks Christmas Tree Fees After Criticism

posted on November 10, 2011 at 11:55 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the Obama administration really taxing Christmas trees? No, but the White House said Wednesday it was reversing its decision to approve an industry-sponsored Christmas tree promotion program after conservatives accused... Full Story

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