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Renewable Fuels Advocates Respond to Associated Press Reports Criticizing Ethanol

posted on November 15, 2013 at 6:52 PM

Renewable Fuels Advocates Respond to Associated Press Reports Criticizing Ethanol
Washington responded to soaring gasoline prices by including a Renewable Fuels Standard, or RFS, in the 2005 Energy Bill. The RFS established an ethanol production mandate requiring 4 billion gallons of the renewable fuel be blended with gasoline... Full Story

Market to Market (December 17, 2010)

posted on December 17, 2010 at 7:12 PM

Market to Market (December 17, 2010)
Full Program: Congress approves an 11th hour extension of Bush Era tax cuts. The Obama Administration examines profit margins in the agricultural supply chain. A global biotechnology leader announces an innovation simplifying spring planting is "in the bag."... Full Story

Bush Tax Cuts Extended Bringing Benfits to Farm Country

posted on December 17, 2010 at 4:12 PM

Bush Tax Cuts Extended Bringing Benfits to Farm Country
Government reports this week painted a more positive outlook for the U.S economy, leaving analysts cautiously optimistic for an economic rebound -- albeit modest -- in 2011. Full Story

Fight Over Tax Cuts Continues

posted on December 10, 2010 at 12:12 PM

Fight Over Tax Cuts Continues
The holiday season can be a cheerful time for many, except for the millions of Americans still on the unemployment line. Full Story

Farm Groups Plea for Estate Tax Fix

posted on December 3, 2010 at 3:12 PM

Farm Groups Plea for Estate Tax Fix
Despite positive holiday retail sales and a small jump in consumer confidence the economic recovery was dealt a setback this week. Full Story

Market to Market (January 8, 2010)

posted on January 8, 2010 at 7:01 PM

Market to Market (January 8, 2010)
Full Program: Old man winter tightens his grip on the Midwest. A lucrative export market closes its border to U.S. beef. Market to Market reflects on the first decade of the new millennium. Those stories and market analysis with Don Roose. Full Story

The First Decade of the New Millenium

posted on January 8, 2010 at 4:01 PM

The First Decade of the New Millenium
Bitterly cold Arctic air blew through the central portion of America this week pushing temperatures well below zero. Full Story

Bush Looks Back at His Rural Legacy

posted on January 16, 2009 at 8:01 PM

Bush Looks Back at His Rural Legacy
Throughout two terms, President Bush was a steadfast defender of free trade but his farm bill reforms fell short of final passage. Market to Market takes a look back at eight years of George W. Bush and agriculture. Full Story

California Sues to Block Bush Endangered Species Rules

posted on January 2, 2009 at 8:01 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif (AP) -- California is suing the Bush administration to block last-minute endangered species regulations that are intended to reduce input from federal scientists, state Attorney General Jerry Brown announced Tuesday. Full Story

Bush Pardons National Thanksgiving Turkey

posted on November 28, 2008 at 8:11 PM

Bush Pardons National Thanksgiving Turkey
Since Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, is widely regarded as the best barometer of economic vitality, analysts monitor it very closely. Full Story

Bush Administration Unveils National Biofuels Action Plan

posted on October 10, 2008 at 8:10 PM

Bush Administration Unveils National Biofuels Action Plan
A massive sell-off on the equity markets this week turned the anniversary of the stock market peak into one of the darkest days in Wall Street history. Full Story

Economic Woes Dominate Washington Rhetoric

posted on July 18, 2008 at 8:07 PM

Economic Woes Dominate Washington Rhetoric
A slew of troubling developments this week cast a pall over the U.S economy. Full Story

Congress Passes Farm Bill, Defying President

posted on May 16, 2008 at 8:05 PM

Congress Passes Farm Bill, Defying President
As U.S motorists cope with soaring gasoline prices, there were signs this week that consumers are cutting back on their spending. Full Story

Bush Revises Policy on Climate Change

posted on April 18, 2008 at 8:04 PM

Bush Revises Policy on Climate Change
Responding to the U.N report, Brazilian President Lula da Silva said "the real crimes against humanity are discarding biofuels and criticizing countries, energy dependence and food insecurity." While America's 4 percent increase in food prices... Full Story

Bush Sets Deadline for Farm Bill

posted on March 14, 2008 at 8:03 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Bush is urging Congress to keep current farm law for another year if lawmakers can't agree by April on a new bill to extend farm and nutrition programs — a possibility given that congressional negotiations have stalled. Full Story
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