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Market Analysis: Tomm Pfitzenmaier

posted on February 5, 2016 at 6:08 PM

Market Analysis: Tomm Pfitzenmaier
Market Analyst Tomm Pfitzenmaier discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Full Story

Market Plus: Tomm Pfitzenmaier

posted on February 5, 2016 at 5:43 PM

Market Plus: Tomm Pfitzenmaier
Market Analyst Tomm Pfitzenmaier discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Full Story

Market Analysis: Sue Martin

posted on January 29, 2016 at 6:15 PM

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

Market Plus: Sue Martin

posted on January 29, 2016 at 5:29 PM

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

Agriculture largely absent from Iowa Caucus campaigns

posted on January 29, 2016 at 2:10 PM

Agriculture largely absent from Iowa Caucus campaigns
Rural America again serves as the first battleground of the presidential campaign sequence. Iowa is where the tall corn and animals dominate the national perception of the state. So, too, does the presence of candidates seeking the nation’s highest... Full Story

Market Analysis: Dan Hueber

posted on January 22, 2016 at 6:04 PM

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

Market Plus: Dan Hueber

posted on January 22, 2016 at 5:56 PM

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

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Remain a Persistent Problem

posted on January 22, 2016 at 5:34 PM

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Remain a Persistent Problem
In the 1950s, scientists began noting the ability of certain weeds to survive herbicide doses that typically killed similar plants. By 1975, the number of weed types identified as being resistant to particular herbicides had begun increasing... Full Story

Summit highlights industry while exploring new markets

posted on January 22, 2016 at 5:25 PM

Summit highlights industry while exploring new markets
Presidential politics overshadowed the 10th annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit this week, but that didn’t mean the infrastructure of the industry wasn’t discussed in the event held in the Hawkeye State. Full Story

156K chickens added to list of poultry being euthanized

posted on January 22, 2016 at 1:45 PM

Animal health officials investigating a bird flu outbreak in southwest Indiana have ordered 156,000 chickens at one of 10 affected commercial poultry farms to be euthanized, raising the total number of birds to be killed above 400,000. Full Story

Market Analysis: Don Roose

posted on January 15, 2016 at 6:00 PM

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

Market Plus: Don Roose

posted on January 15, 2016 at 5:59 PM

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

Cotton Country Struggling, Seeking Government Help

posted on January 15, 2016 at 5:45 PM

Cotton Country Struggling, Seeking Government Help
Last spring, farmers reported planting 8.5 million acres of cotton, which – with the exception of one Farm Crisis year - was the smallest amount of land dedicated to the crop in nearly 150 years. If current trends continue, U.S. farmers could plant... Full Story

Bird flu found at Indiana turkey farm not same as 2015 virus

posted on January 15, 2016 at 3:21 PM

A bird flu virus that's a different strain than the one that ravaged turkey and chicken farms in the Midwest last summer has been found at a southern Indiana turkey farm, federal officials said Friday. Full Story

Market Plus: Ted Seifried

posted on January 8, 2016 at 5:28 PM

Market Plus: Ted Seifried
Market Analyst Ted Seifried discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Full Story
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