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Stories Tagged "Secretary of Agriculture"

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Market to Market (March 21, 2014)

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Market to Market (March 21, 2014)
Full Program: The latest snapshot of the rural economy reveals modest improvement on Mainstreet. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack responds to pointed criticism from House lawmakers. Organic production is on the rise, but some growers hedge their bets with... Full Story

Market to Market (September 13, 2013)

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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 26, 2013)

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Market to Market (July 26, 2013)
Full Program: Secretary Vilsack explains why an extension of current farm policy is a giant step backwards. Timely rains bring moisture to portions of the Corn Belt, but the outlook is anything but certain. Aging farmers ponder the transition to the next... Full Story

Market to Market (July 27, 2012)

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Market to Market (July 27, 2012)
Full Program: Arid conditions hamper cotton yields on the Southern Plains. As the drought intensifies, a noted climatologist says the worst may be yet to come. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack calls on Congress to act on behalf of rural America. Market... Full Story

Market to Market (April 20, 2012)

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Market to Market (April 20, 2012)
Full Program: Secretary of Education Arne Duncan prioritizes the role of agricultural teaching. USDA Secretary Vilsack visits Market to Market to offer his outlook for the rural economy. And the University of Iowa revisits a play from the 1980s and uses... Full Story

Market to Market (February 24, 2012)

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Market to Market (February 24, 2012)
Full Program: Crude oil prices approach a 52-week high, giving motorists a major pain at the pump. Current and former USDA Secretaries discuss the future of American Agriculture. In the wake of glyphosate-resistant plants, soldiers press on in the "war on... Full Story

Market to Market (February 17, 2012)

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Market to Market (February 17, 2012)
Full Program: President Obama proposes a record $3.8 trillion annual budget. USDA enjoys a modest increase in its funds, but some subsidies appear to be doomed. And the next leader of China travels to the Heartland to rekindle friendships and expand... Full Story

Market to Market (February 10, 2012)

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Market to Market (February 10, 2012)
Full Program: The Obama Administration says agriculture will play a key role in an economy that's built to last. Latest estimates on domestic agricultural supply and demand prompt little reaction in the markets. America's First Lady urges Midwestern youths to... Full Story

Market to Market (October 28, 2011)

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Market to Market (October 28, 2011)
Full Program: Tight supplies and strong demand support grain and oilseed prices amidst a bountiful harvest. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack offers his outlook for rural America in the months ahead. Those stories and market analysis with Elaine Kub. Full Story

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