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Locally-Grown Foods Look to Bigger Business

posted on July 18, 2014 at 11:29 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Once a niche business, locally grown foods aren't just for farmers markets anymore. A growing network of companies and organizations is delivering food directly from local farms to major institutions like Thomas Jefferson... Full Story

Market to Market (March 14, 2014)

posted on March 14, 2014 at 5:56 PM

Market to Market (March 14, 2014)
Full Program: A slew of economic reports indicate winter’s thaw could be warming up the economy. The wealth divide has some in the middle class seeking an elusive light at the end of the tunnel. Aging farmers ponder the transition to the next generation, but... Full Story

Market to Market (March 7, 2014)

posted on March 7, 2014 at 7:29 PM

Market to Market (March 7, 2014)
Full Program: The Obama Administration unveils its version of the 2015 Budget. The U.S. House makes its 50th attempt to overturn the Affordable Care Act. Tensions in Ukraine push U.S. commodity prices higher. Market analysis with Sue Martin. Full Story

Market to Market (January 24, 2014)

posted on January 24, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Market to Market (January 24, 2014)
Full Program: An explosion at an Omaha animal feed plant kills two people and injures more than a dozen. Biofuels supporters voice their disapproval of proposed cuts to the renewable fuels standard. Officials work with agricultural producers to improve water... Full Story

Market to Market (January 10, 2014)

posted on January 10, 2014 at 7:18 PM

Market to Market (January 10, 2014)
Full Program: Environmentalists blast the Obama Administration’s push for "Clean Coal." Students gain hands-on farming experience at a leading Land Grant University. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier. Full Story

Market to Market (January 3, 2014)

posted on January 3, 2014 at 6:52 PM

Market to Market (January 3, 2014)
Full Program: In the wake of oil train explosions in North Dakota and Canada, the federal government issues a warning for first responders. Critics blast the Obama Administration’s commitment to clean coal. Unmanned aerial vehicles raise hopes, and... Full Story

Market to Market (November 29, 2013)

posted on November 27, 2013 at 9:44 AM

Market to Market (November 29, 2013)
Full Program: New data suggests the EPA has dramatically underestimated U.S. methane emissions. The farm bill stalls in conference committee, largely over differences in spending on nutrition. Market analysis with Virgil Robinson. Full Story

Market to Market (November 22, 2013)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Market to Market (November 22, 2013)
Full Program: A series of tornadoes cuts a path of death of destruction in the Midwest. The Obama Administration proposes reducing the amount of ethanol in America’s fuel. In America’s Dairyland, producers discover there’s nothing quite as sweet as sugar... Full Story

Market to Market (November 15, 2013)

posted on November 15, 2013 at 7:49 PM

Market to Market (November 15, 2013)
Full Program: The Environmental Protection Agency releases its renewable fuels production requirements for 2014. Prior to EPA's announcement, however, the Associated Press releases a scathing report on ethanol. Renewable fuels advocates fire back with a few... Full Story

Market to Market (November 8, 2013)

posted on November 8, 2013 at 6:39 PM

Market to Market (November 8, 2013)
Full Program: The Agriculture Department releases its latest estimates on supply and demand. Washington State voters consider mandatory labeling on foods containing GMOs. In Colorado, the electorate ponders splitting its state to address an urban/rural divide.... Full Story

Conference Committee Opens Farm Bill

posted on November 1, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Conference Committee Opens Farm Bill
The Farm Bill entered a phase not seen in years this week, as the gavel fell to open the conference committee. The 41-members come from both chambers and spent most of the initial session delivering prepared remarks about their hopes for the Farm... Full Story

Farm Bill Conference Committee Set to Meet

posted on October 25, 2013 at 6:01 PM

Farm Bill Conference Committee Set to Meet
As Congress gets back to the business of governing, rural advocates are hoping a bipartisan conference committee is a sign of progress for legislation that has languished for years. Full Story

Farm Crisis Impact on Rural Communities

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:43 PM

Farm Crisis Impact on Rural Communities
The farm crisis affects more than farmers as it spreads to small town communities, rural businesses, and even cities where agricultural machinery plants are located. Full Story

Businesses Call For Action On Immigration

posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:44 PM

Group seeks a change saying the existing immigration system is "completely incapable" of responding to the national economy or global competition. Full Story

Future Heads Of Family Farms Dig Into Financials

posted on May 17, 2013 at 12:44 PM

While most classes teach ag students how to repair combines or learn the proper chemical mixes of common fertilizers, this class has students creating business plans using financial information from their own family farms. Full Story
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