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Arizona regulators raise solar rates $5 per month

posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:56 PM

Arizona's utility regulators have voted to raise monthly fees for Arizona Public Service customers who install rooftop solar power panels by about $5. Full Story

USDA Celebrates 150 Years of Helping People

posted on January 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM

USDA Celebrates 150 Years of Helping People
One year into the Civil War, additional Union troops were rushed to Washington D.C. to protect the nation's capitol from rapidly advancing Confederate forces. With his back against the wall, President Abraham Lincoln struggled to unite a... Full Story

NY Farmers Encouraged to Grow Willow for Fuel

posted on July 6, 2012 at 1:08 PM

MEXICO, N.Y. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has earmarked $4.3 million to encourage northern New York farmers to grow shrub willows as a renewable energy source. The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and... Full Story

Solar Debate Heats Up

posted on March 16, 2012 at 6:15 PM

FRESNO (AP) -- In the debate pitting photovoltaic power stations against agriculture, all eyes have been on Fresno County, where the abundance of sunshine that make it the No. 1 agriculture-producing county in the nation also make it ideal for... Full Story

Market to Market (January 6, 2012)

posted on January 6, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Market to Market (January 6, 2012)
Full Program: Wall Street begins 2012 with a rally, but a key study reveals a slowing economy on Main Street. The frontrunner wins the caucus, while the rural vote bolsters an underdog's bid for the White House. A Nebraska hog producer powers his operation --... Full Story

Nebraska Hog Producer Converts Waste into Watts

posted on January 6, 2012 at 3:04 PM

Nebraska Hog Producer Converts Waste into Watts
A family hog operation in rural Nebraska converts manure into methane to use as a fuel. Full Story

Market to Market (July 8, 2011)

posted on July 8, 2011 at 3:07 PM

Market to Market (July 8, 2011)
Full Program: Senate leaders announce a bipartisan compromise cutting subsidies for ethanol. A Nebraska hog producer powers his operation and his neighbors by converting waste into watts. Market analysis with Alan Brugler. Full Story

Nebraska Hog Producer Converts Waste into Watts

posted on July 8, 2011 at 2:07 PM

Nebraska Hog Producer Converts Waste into Watts
A family hog operation in rural Nebraska converts manure into methane to use as a fuel. Full Story

Oregon Agriculture Energy Program Cut by Budget

posted on July 1, 2011 at 12:07 PM

PORTLAND, Ore (AP) — The Oregon Department of Agriculture is eliminating its energy and climate change program just as farmers are increasingly turning to solar, wind, hydroelectric and other alternative energy projects to reduce costs, or even... Full Story

Market to Market (June 24, 2011)

posted on June 24, 2011 at 7:58 PM

Market to Market (June 24, 2011)
Full Program: Floodwaters prompt more evacuations along swollen rivers in the Midwest. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke acknowledges factors slowing the economic recovery. And in the corridors of Capitol Hill, one man's unlikely coalition deals a body blow to ethanol.... Full Story

Ethanol's Congressional Turning Point

posted on June 24, 2011 at 6:33 PM

Ethanol's Congressional Turning Point
Prospects for increased biofuels production were dealt a setback of epic proportion last week when ethanol subsidies were attacked in Washington. Full Story

Market to Market (June 17, 2011)

posted on June 17, 2011 at 11:15 PM

Market to Market (June 17, 2011)
Full Program: Market to Market covers flooding along the Missouri River as tensions among residents rise with the water. Congress fights over cuts to agriculture and biofuels subsidies. And the double threat of good weather and excellent crop conditions push the... Full Story

Ethanol Under Attack in Congress

posted on June 17, 2011 at 8:15 PM

Ethanol Under Attack in Congress
In an era of record red ink, the Senate moves to cut ethanol subsidies. Full Story

Google and Citibank Each Throw $55M to the Wind

posted on May 27, 2011 at 4:05 PM

The Mountain View, Calif.-based Internet search giant Google, is partnering with Citigroup Inc. to help finance the Alta Wind Energy Center wind farm in California's Tehachapi Mountains. Full Story

Market to Market (April 22, 2011)

posted on April 22, 2011 at 10:04 AM

Market to Market (April 22, 2011)
Full Program: A Midwest ethanol plant takes its algae operation to the next level. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency tells farmers the EPA is not targeting agriculture. Mother Nature delays spring planting in the north, while deadly storms wreak... Full Story
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