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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

Farmers Clash With Police In Greece

posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:09 AM

They hurled oranges at riot police and battered the shields police were holding with traditional shepherds' walking sticks. Full Story

Canada and European Union Strike Tentative Free Trade Deal

posted on October 18, 2013 at 6:40 PM

Canada and the European Union have struck a tentative free trade deal meant to boost growth and jobs and which European officials hope will provide a blueprint for a much larger — but more challenging — trade pact with the U.S. Full Story

EU Agrees On Green-Friendly Farm Reform Outline

posted on June 27, 2013 at 5:05 PM

BRUSSELS (AP) — In what's being cast as a major breakthrough, the European Union agreed Wednesday on an outline for a major farm reform program that seeks to boost environment-friendly agriculture.The seven-year program is to kick off next... Full Story

Market to Market (June 21, 2013)...

posted on June 21, 2013 at 6:52 PM

Market to Market (June 21, 2013)...
Full Program: After lengthy debate, House lawmakers reject their version of the Farm Bill. Federal authorities crack down on employers of undocumented workers. And the president proposes a massive trade deal with the European Union. Market analysis with Mark Gold. Full Story

G-8 Summit This Week

posted on June 21, 2013 at 6:13 PM

G-8 Summit This Week
The largest bilateral trade agreement in history was proposed this week in Ireland during the G-8 Summit. Full Story

Largest Bilateral Trade Agreement in History Proposed

posted on June 21, 2013 at 4:51 PM

Largest Bilateral Trade Agreement in History Proposed
The largest bilateral trade agreement in history was proposed this week in Enniskillen, Ireland during the G-8 summit. U.S. and European Union members agreed to open negotiations on a broad trade deal that would slash tariffs and other barriers... Full Story

EU Recommends Testing Of US Wheat After GM Find

posted on May 31, 2013 at 2:17 PM

The European Union imports more than 1 million metric tons (1.1 million tons) of U.S. wheat each year. Full Story

EU Aims To Better Protect Bees From Pesticides

posted on May 3, 2013 at 4:23 PM

European Union Plans to restrict three neonicotinoid pesticides on plants and cereals that attract bees. Full Story

Farmers Riled Over Proposed EU Reform

posted on October 14, 2011 at 12:58 PM

    BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Commission proposed a drasticoverhaul of the EU's massive farm support program Wednesday butcame under immediate attack from farmers, environmentalists andeven the United... Full Story

Sprouts Clearly Caused E.coli Outbreak

posted on June 10, 2011 at 2:06 PM

BERLIN — German vegetable sprouts caused the E coli outbreak that has killed 31 people and sickened nearly 3,100, investigators announced Friday after tracking links to the bacteria from patients in hospital beds to restaurants and then farm fields. Full Story

Russia Promises to Lift Ban on EU Vegetables

posted on June 10, 2011 at 2:06 PM

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) -- Russia promised Friday to lift its blanket ban on European vegetables once the EU provides documented proof of their safety, and voiced hope that it could join the World Trade Organization this year after nearly 20... Full Story

South Korea ratifies EU free trade deal

posted on May 6, 2011 at 11:05 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea's ruling party rammed the country's free trade agreement with the European Union through parliament amid an opposition boycott in a result that shifts focus to a still unratified deal with the United States. Full Story

Germans Balk at Biofuel

posted on March 11, 2011 at 4:03 PM

(Associated Press) Eco-friendly Germans happily separate their trash into at least four separate recycling bins, but are refusing in droves to purchase gasoline with higher levels of ethanol. Full Story

The World's Best Cheeses

posted on March 26, 2010 at 3:03 PM

The Europeans are still the big cheeses. Swiss and Austrian cheesemakers took top honors Thursday at the 2010 World Championship Cheese Contest in Madison, beating out some 2,300 entries from 20 countries ranging from Argentina to Switzerland. Full Story
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