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Market Plus: Darin Newsom

posted on August 29, 2014 at 7:24 PM

Market Plus: Darin Newsom
Market Analyst Darin Newsom discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Full Story

Feds Shift Food Aid Practices

posted on August 29, 2014 at 5:23 PM

Feds Shift Food Aid Practices
The U.S. government has begun buying some of the food it donates for international aid from suppliers and farmers in developing nations. This signals a step away from a decades-old tradition of buying all donated food solely from within the United... Full Story

Wildfire season off pace, drought limited east of Rockies

posted on August 29, 2014 at 5:22 PM

Wildfire season off pace, drought limited east of Rockies
One of the driest periods in California history has not resulted in the number of wildfires as experts feared. Nevertheless, parts of the Golden State are burning. Full Story

USDA Seizes More Than 1,200 Illegal Giant Snails

posted on August 29, 2014 at 11:39 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders. The Agriculture Department is trying to stop them. Since... Full Story

USDA Launches New Dairy Insurance Program

posted on August 29, 2014 at 11:37 AM

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Dairy farmers squeezed in recent years by low milk prices and high feed costs can begin signing up next week for a new program replacing old subsidies that didn't factor in the price of corn. Signups for the new program will run... Full Story

Celebrating 40 Years of Market to Market

posted on August 22, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Celebrating 40 Years of Market to Market
Market to Market in the 1990s Full Story

New go-to career for New England's young: Farming

posted on August 22, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Farming is hip in New England. Across the region, young people are choosing crops over cubicles, new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading. Full Story

Market Plus: Mark Gold

posted on August 8, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Market Plus: Mark Gold
Market Analyst Mark Gold discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Full Story

Market Plus: Virgil Robinson

posted on August 1, 2014 at 6:28 PM

Market Plus: Virgil Robinson
Market Analyst Virgil Robinson discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Full Story

Market Plus: Dan Hueber

posted on July 25, 2014 at 7:54 PM

Market Plus: Dan Hueber
Market Analyst Dan Hueber discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Full Story

Market Plus: Sue Martin

posted on July 18, 2014 at 7:10 PM

Market Plus: Sue Martin
Market Analyst Sue Martin discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Full Story

Market Plus: Darin Newsom

posted on July 11, 2014 at 6:35 PM

Market Plus: Darin Newsom
Market Analyst Darin Newsom discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Full Story

Measures Taken to Slow Spread of PED Virus

posted on July 11, 2014 at 6:01 PM

Measures Taken to Slow Spread of PED Virus
The USDA is asking farmers to report cases of PED virus. Full Story

Market Plus: Don Roose

posted on July 3, 2014 at 9:42 AM

Market Plus: Don Roose
Market Analyst Don Roose discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Full Story

Market Plus: Alan Brugler

posted on June 27, 2014 at 7:08 PM

Market Plus: Alan Brugler
Market Analyst Alan Brugler discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Full Story
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