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Market to Market (February 14, 2014)

posted on February 14, 2014 at 7:56 PM

Market to Market (February 14, 2014)
Full Program: The Agriculture Department predicts the bottom line for most U.S. farmers will decline significantly this year. EPA says some Midwestern farmers are making progress in protecting the environment, but much work remains to be done. Despite strident... Full Story

Market to Market (September 13, 2013)

posted on September 13, 2013 at 7:08 PM

Market to Market (September 13, 2013)
Full Program: Fire, flood, and drought continue to plague the West. The Secretary makes the Administration’s case for a Farm Bill. USDA finds even more corn and fewer soybeans. Market analysis with Alan Brugler. Full Story

Market to Market (July 12, 2013)

posted on July 12, 2013 at 6:45 PM

Market to Market (July 12, 2013)
Full Program: House lawmakers approve the Farm Bill, but only by removing nutrition assistance. A train carrying nearly a million gallons of crude oil derails in Canada, killing 50 people. The Agriculture Department releases its latest estimates on supply and... Full Story

Market to Market (February 22, 2013)

posted on February 22, 2013 at 6:40 PM

Market to Market (February 22, 2013)
Full Program: The Supreme Court hears arguments in a patent infringement case involving Monsanto. Officials gaze into the crystal ball at the Agriculture Department’s annual Outlook Forum. And undaunted by weakness in the broader economy, rural land values... Full Story

Market to Market (February 8, 2013)

posted on February 8, 2013 at 6:54 PM

Market to Market (February 8, 2013)
Full Program: Neither rain, nor snow keeps the postman from his appointed rounds, but red ink will. The Agriculture Department releases its latest estimates on supply and demand. A trip to the grocery store reveals the impact of persistent drought. Market... Full Story

Market to Market (January 11, 2013)

posted on January 11, 2013 at 7:22 PM

Market to Market (January 11, 2013)
Full Program: Workers detonate explosives hoping to improve navigation on the Mississippi River. The FDA proposes the most sweeping reforms to food safety rules in more than 70 years. The Agriculture Department releases its latest estimates on global supply and... Full Story

Farm Groups To Renew Push For Stable Work Force

posted on December 7, 2012 at 1:11 PM

The proposal includes reducing the requirements for growers to recruit workers and moving a federal guest-worker program from the Labor Department to the Agriculture Department. Full Story

$2.7M Grant To Provide Jobs For Florida Oystermen

posted on December 7, 2012 at 12:07 PM

Grant will pay 200 dislocated oystermen to re-shell bay in the Florida Panhandle Full Story

The Presidential Forum on Agriculture: The Farm Vote

posted on September 11, 2012 at 12:18 PM

The Presidential Forum on Agriculture: The Farm Vote
The 2012 Presidential Forum on Agriculture. The forum was hosted by The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture and the Farm Foundation, NFP at The World Food Prize Hall of Laureates in Des Moines, Iowa on September 12, 2012.... Full Story

USDA Joins Department Of Education To Recruit More Teachers

posted on April 20, 2012 at 3:25 PM

USDA Joins Department Of Education To Recruit More Teachers
This week, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced an interagency agreement to recruit the best and brightest of the next generation to pursue careers in agricultural education. Secretary of... Full Story

Market to Market (March 30, 2012)

posted on March 30, 2012 at 7:25 PM

Market to Market (March 30, 2012)
Full Program: Governors tour a Midwestern packing plant and vouch for the safety of U.S. beef. The Agriculture Department releases its much-anticipated prospective plantings estimates. Despite political rhetoric, analysis reveals little correlation between... Full Story

Market to Market (March 23, 2012)

posted on March 23, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Market to Market (March 23, 2012)
Full Program: President Obama voices his support for a portion of a controversial oil pipeline. Private analysts gaze into the crystal ball prior to USDA's prospective plantings estimates. And thousands of workers migrate to North Dakota, where an oil boom is... Full Story

Obama Administration Proposes Cutting Direct Farm Payments

posted on February 17, 2012 at 3:29 PM

Obama Administration Proposes Cutting Direct Farm Payments
The Obama Administration proposes eliminating $32 billion in the Department of Agriculture's budget by cutting some farm programs including direct payments to farmers. Full Story

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