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Market to Market (March 6, 2015)

posted on March 6, 2015 at 8:48 PM

Market to Market (March 6, 2015)
Full Program: 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. Full Story

U.S. Producers Look to Sweeten Relations with Cuba

posted on March 6, 2015 at 6:47 PM

U.S. Producers Look to Sweeten Relations with Cuba
Less than three months after President Obama announced plans to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba, the business sector is actively sniffing out avenues of commerce between the former adversaries. Full Story

U.S. allows imports of privately produced products from Cuba

posted on February 13, 2015 at 12:59 PM

The Obama administration is announcing that it will allow Cuba's small private business sector to sell goods to the United States in a potentially important loosening of the half-century trade embargo on the communist island. Full Story

Obama launches '15 agenda with address and a wink

posted on January 23, 2015 at 6:17 PM

Obama launches '15 agenda with address and a wink
President Obama launched his 2015 legislative agenda this week to a Congress controlled by Republicans for the first time in his tenure. Full Story

Market to Market (December 19, 2014)

posted on December 19, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Market to Market (December 19, 2014)
Full Program: Hand out the cigars, President Obama normalizes relations with Cuba. A faith-based effort in the Heartland aims to ‘feed a man for a lifetime...’. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. Full Story

Obama Moves to Normalize Relations with Cuba

posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:48 PM

Obama Moves to Normalize Relations with Cuba
This week marked one of the most significant policy shifts toward an adversary in over half a century, as the U.S. announced plans to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba. Full Story

Holy cow! Bovine quadruplets born on Cuba farm

posted on September 20, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Holy Cow! A Cuban dairy farmer says one of his cows has given birth to four healthy calves, a highly rare occurrence. Full Story

Cuba Modifies Agriculture Laws

posted on October 26, 2012 at 12:24 PM

The new law published Tuesday allows farmers to lease more acres and allows farmers to build homes on leased land. Full Story

Despite Embargo Cuba Imports Daiquiris from US

posted on May 15, 2009 at 8:05 PM

MIAMI (AP) — Jugs of daiquiri mix. Gourmet nuts. Rolls of newsprint. Not exactly humanitarian aid, but still among the items sold to Cuba under an agricultural waiver carved out of the decades-old U.S. trade embargo. Full Story

US Farmers, Ranchers Push for Greater Cuba Access

posted on May 1, 2009 at 8:05 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The farm lobby is using President Barack Obama's easing of some travel restrictions to Cuba as an opportunity to push for increased sales of rice, meat, vegetables and other goods to the island nation. Full Story

US Farm Sales to Cuba Rise

posted on February 13, 2009 at 8:02 PM

HAVANA (AP) - Cuba spent a record $710 million on U.S farm imports last year, a 61 percent increase over 2007, as hurricanes destroyed much of the country's farms, a leading trade research group said Wednesday. Full Story

For First Time in Decades, Cuba to Purchase Seed Potatoes from U.S. Growers

posted on August 3, 2007 at 8:08 PM

BISMARCK (AP) - North Dakota will ship 100 tons of seed potatoes to Cuba, marking the first time the communist country has bought U.S seed potatoes in decades. Full Story

U.S. Farm Producers To Sign Contracts with Cuba

posted on May 25, 2007 at 8:05 PM

Associated Press Havana--Communist Cuba expects to sign contracts for much as $150 million in American agricultural goods next week at the largest gathering of U.S farm producers here since Fidel Castro fell ill last summer. Full Story

U.S. Food Sales to Cuba Increase

posted on February 18, 2005 at 8:02 PM

U.S food producers significantly increased their sales to Cuba last year despite a long-standing trade embargo against the communist island, according to a Cuba-U.S business group. Full Story

Senators to Clarify Cuba Export Rules

posted on February 11, 2005 at 8:02 PM

Farm-state senators, including several leading Republicans, said this week the Bush administration is putting up roadblocks to agricultural exports to Cuba and planned to take legislative steps to protect that growing market. Full Story
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