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Market to Market (August 30, 2013)

posted on August 30, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Market to Market (August 30, 2013)
Full Program: The battle to contain Western wild fires rages on. Intense summer heat pounds the nation’s midsection. And the legacy of a popular New Deal program runs deep. Market analysis with John Roach. Full Story

Drought Tightens as Weather Heats Up U.S.

posted on July 19, 2013 at 5:55 PM

Drought Tightens as Weather Heats Up U.S.
The dog days of summer are barking all over the country this week as high temperatures gripped most of America. East coast water sprinklers worked overtime as heat advisories warned of triple digit temperatures and high humidity was also... Full Story

Deadly Wildfires Burn Across Arizona

posted on July 5, 2013 at 5:31 PM

Deadly Wildfires Burn Across Arizona
The wildfire season of 2013 took a deadly turn this week as 19 firefighters were killed in the line of duty. The elite crew members were overtaken as a quick moving fire blazed near the central Arizona town of Yarnell. Full Story

2012 Sets Weather Records

posted on January 18, 2013 at 4:12 PM

2012 Sets Weather Records
2012 is being remembered as one of the driest and hottest years in U.S. history. The year did set a record for the warmest ever in the continental U.S. with an average temperature of 55.3 degrees, a full degree above the previous all-time high... Full Story

Nebraska and Wyoming Have Driest Years Ever in 2012

posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:07 AM

A national report says Nebraska was one of two states that experienced its hottest and driest year on record in 2012. Full Story

Market to Market (July 6, 2012)

posted on July 6, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Market to Market (July 6, 2012)
Full Program: Mother Nature continues to blast the country with oppressive heat. Crops across the Corn Belt wilt under the driest conditions in 25 years. A Chinese leader reconnects with a key trading partner in the heart of rural America. Market analysis... Full Story

Food Price Hike Likely After Long Drought

posted on July 6, 2012 at 1:23 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The drought that's hitting much of the Midwest this summer will hit consumers in the pocketbook by next year, Purdue agricultural experts said Thursday. The persistent hot, dry weather has hit farm production in Indiana, the... Full Story

Flood Recovery Talk Amidst Building Hot and Dry Conditions

posted on May 25, 2012 at 4:41 PM

Flood Recovery Talk Amidst Building Hot and Dry Conditions
One year ago, Missouri River flood waters were rushing through North and South Dakota with downstream states in their sights. Full Story

Midwest Farm Fields Devastated by Floods

posted on June 20, 2008 at 8:06 PM

Midwest Farm Fields Devastated by Floods
Midwestern farmers deal with losses and what the future might hold. Full Story

Battle With Mother Nature Not Over

posted on June 20, 2008 at 8:06 PM

Battle With Mother Nature Not Over
As flood waters recede farmers, town folks, and politicians assess the damage. Full Story

Market to Market: Disaster Recovery Call-In

posted on June 20, 2008 at 8:06 PM

Market to Market: Disaster Recovery Call-In
Four experts answer flood related questions for Iowa's farmers and rural residents. Full Story

Floods Swamp Midwest Towns and Farms

posted on June 13, 2008 at 8:06 PM

Floods Swamp Midwest Towns and Farms
In the Midwest, heavy rain and rising floodwaters swept through small towns and farm fields in the most extensive devastation since the “500-year floods” of 1993. Full Story

Planting Behind in the Midwest

posted on June 13, 2008 at 8:06 PM

Planting Behind in the Midwest
Heavy rains and flooding in key Midwestern states are drowning hopes of planting and reducing 2008 crop production. Full Story

Big Companies Go Green

posted on August 24, 2007 at 8:08 PM

Big Companies Go Green
A Colorado-based green energy company helps large corporations shrink their carbon footprints. Full Story

Killer Tornado Devastates Greensburg, Kansas

posted on May 11, 2007 at 8:05 PM

Killer Tornado Devastates Greensburg, Kansas
Market to Market's Andrew Batt follows the disaster an F5 tornado has left behind...from a small Midwestern town through cropfields and farmsteads. Full Story

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