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Immigration Issues in Election in Unlikely Farm State

posted on November 2, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Immigration Issues in Election in Unlikely Farm State
Last fall, in the run up to the Iowa Caucuses, illegal immigration was a hot topic on the campaign trail. But this fall -- despite numerous appearances by President Obama and Mitt Romney -- the issue is almost never mentioned in this key... Full Story

U.S. On Track To See Largest Single Year Gain in Oil Production Since 1951

posted on October 26, 2012 at 5:47 PM

U.S. On Track To See Largest Single Year Gain in Oil Production Since 1951
Driven by high prices and new drilling methods, U.S. production of crude and other liquid hydrocarbons is on track to rise 7 percent this year to an average of 10.9 million barrels per day. That would mark the fourth year of increasing domestic... Full Story

Pipeline Debate Lands in Political Rhetoric

posted on October 19, 2012 at 3:23 PM

Pipeline Debate Lands in Political Rhetoric
Despite campaign rhetoric, pipelines are being built, albeit reluctantly in some places. Even in Texas, battles are brewing over Keystone XL pipeline. TransCanada, the company proposing the controversial project, wants to pump oil from north of the... Full Story

Market to Market (October 12, 2012)

posted on October 12, 2012 at 7:11 PM

Market to Market (October 12, 2012)
Full Program: The Agriculture Department increases previous estimates on U.S. crop production. The rhetoric gets heated as candidates debate everything from trade policy to a lack of progress on the next Farm Bill. Market analysis with Mark Gold. Full Story

Romney-Obama Clash in First Debate

posted on October 5, 2012 at 5:03 PM

Romney-Obama Clash in First Debate
Hello, I'm Mike Pearson. A surge in hiring last month pushed the national unemployment rate below 8 percent for the first time in 3-and-a half years. But the silver lining was not without a cloud. According to the Labor Department, U.S.... Full Story

Market to Market (October 5, 2012)

posted on October 5, 2012 at 4:56 PM

Market to Market (October 5, 2012)
Full Program: Presidential candidates exchange jabs on the economy in the first of three debates. Midwest business conditions improve modestly, but the outlook is anything but optimistic.Market analysis with Sue Martin. Full Story

Barbs Exchanged Over Trade

posted on September 21, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Barbs Exchanged Over Trade
The U.S. alleges that China is illegally subsidizing exports in their automobile and auto parts sectors – putting American parts manufacturers at a competitive disadvantage and encouraging the relocation of production to China. Full Story

Market to Market (September 14, 2012)

posted on September 14, 2012 at 9:04 PM

Market to Market (September 14, 2012)
Full Program: Presidential candidate surrogates outline their priorities for rural America. The Agriculture Department releases its much-anticipated supply and demand estimates. The EPA explains why it’s conducting aerial surveillance of some livestock... 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

Market to Market (August 31, 2012)

posted on August 31, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Market to Market (August 31, 2012)
Full Program: Hurricane Isaac hits New Orleans seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina. Promising to get America back on track, Mitt Romney accepts the GOP nomination. A trio of brothers teaches millions about agriculture by showing “how they grow it” in... Full Story

GOP Nominates Mitt Romney

posted on August 31, 2012 at 3:50 PM

GOP Nominates Mitt Romney
A temporary weather delay at the beginning of the week didn’t seem to put a damper on the Republican National Convention. Gov. Chris Christie, R-New Jersey: “We have a nominee who will tell us the truth and who will lead with... Full Story

More Oil Drilling Doesn't Always Mean Lower Gas Prices

posted on March 30, 2012 at 4:40 PM

More Oil Drilling Doesn't Always Mean Lower Gas Prices
It's the political cure-all for high gasoline prices: Drill here, drill now. But a comprehensive study conducted by the Associated Press reveals increased U.S. oil production has little effect on gas prices. Full Story

Romney Tops Santorum by Eight Votes In Iowa Caucuses

posted on January 6, 2012 at 3:47 PM

Romney Tops Santorum by Eight Votes In Iowa Caucuses
Lured by the first official votes in the presidential campaign, a steady stream of republican candidates focused their attention on the predominately rural state of Iowa. Full Story

Debt Politics from Washington to Rural America

posted on August 12, 2011 at 1:21 PM

Debt Politics from Washington to Rural America
The debate over taxes, entitlement spending, and a congressional “super” committee spilled into the Heartland this week as top presidential candidates pressed the flesh at the Iowa State Fair. Full Story

Prospective Presidential Candidates Debate Ag Issues

posted on December 14, 2007 at 8:12 PM

Prospective Presidential Candidates Debate Ag Issues
The notion of recession reared its ugly head again this week as bureaucrats and investors had give and take in the marketplace. Full Story

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