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Market to Market (August 23, 2013)

posted on August 23, 2013 at 6:54 PM

Market to Market (August 23, 2013)
Full Program: Getting a bite at the supermarket may put more of a bite on you. Crop scouts find a bumper crop while drought worries loom over much of the country. One family is answering the question of how to pass the farm on to the next generation. Market... Full Story

Market to Market (March 2, 2012)

posted on March 2, 2012 at 7:25 PM

Market to Market (March 2, 2012)
Full Program: The rally continues on Wall Street, accompanied by a concurrent recovery on Main Street. Soaring meat prices prompt one lawmaker to seek a federal ban on packer ownership of livestock. The Iowa legislature approves a bill making it a crime to enter... Full Story

Market to Market (February 24, 2012)

posted on February 24, 2012 at 8:30 PM

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)

posted on February 17, 2012 at 8:30 PM

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

Obama Administration Proposes Cutting Direct Farm Payments

posted on February 17, 2012 at 3:29 PM

Obama Administration Proposes Cutting Direct Farm Payments
The Obama Administration proposes eliminating $32 billion in the Department of Agriculture's budget by cutting some farm programs including direct payments to farmers. Full Story

USDA cuts programs

posted on January 13, 2012 at 11:55 AM

USDA cuts programs
USDA announced this week plans to shutter 260 facilities across the country, winning praise for cutting costs and concern over food safety. Full Story

MT governor backs out of flood meeting

posted on August 19, 2011 at 11:56 AM

Governors from several states affected by this year's historic overflowing of the Missouri River were gathering Friday to discuss ways to avoid a repeat of the destructive floodwaters that submerged thousands of acres of farmland and forced... Full Story

Cutbacks force retreat in war on meth

posted on August 12, 2011 at 5:08 PM

Police and sheriff's departments in states that produce much of the nation's methamphetamine have made a sudden retreat in the war on meth, at times virtually abandoning pursuit of the drug because they can no longer afford to clean up the toxic... Full Story

Budgets Squeezed at Agriculture Colleges

posted on July 1, 2011 at 12:07 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- As university budgets take a beating across the country, agricultural schools and extension programs are feeling the impact. 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 03, 2011)

posted on June 3, 2011 at 8:06 PM

Market to Market (June 03, 2011)
Full Program: Mother Nature continues her season of discontent with record flooding on the Missouri River. Budget hawks target farm programs in hopes of stemming the rising tide of government red ink. And a Midwestern cattle producer deploys innovative... Full Story

Deficit Hawks Move to Slash Federal Farm Payments

posted on June 3, 2011 at 4:06 PM

Deficit Hawks Move to Slash Federal Farm Payments
Wall Street headed south Friday, as a weak report on unemployment prompted concerns of a fizzling economic recovery. Full Story

Market to Market (April 15, 2011)

posted on April 15, 2011 at 8:04 PM

Market to Market (April 15, 2011)
Full Program: Environmental watchdogs sound the alarm over soil erosion in a key agricultural state. House Republicans and the Obama Administration unveil plans to reign-in government spending. And the U.S. trade deficit narrows, as growing trade overseas... Full Story

President Obama Holds Town Hall Meeting in Ottumwa, Iowa

posted on April 30, 2010 at 4:04 PM

President Obama Holds Town Hall Meeting in Ottumwa, Iowa
Watch full video coverage of President Barack Obama's April 27 town-hall meeting at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa. Full Story

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