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Market to Market (November 9, 2012)

posted on November 9, 2012 at 7:31 PM

Market to Market (November 9, 2012)
Full Program: After the election, setting the stage for business as usual in Washington. Traders ponder the government’s latest estimates on agricultural supply and demand. Market analysis with Elaine Kub and Walt Hackney. Full Story

Market to Market (November 2, 2012)

posted on November 2, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Market to Market (November 2, 2012)
Full Program: A lethal storm disrupts lives, livelihoods – and markets -- in the east. While it may not be the top priority for most voters, immigration remains a key political issue. And hours before the election, traders get some “skin in the game” by... Full Story

Market to Market (October 12, 2012)

posted on October 12, 2012 at 7:11 PM

Market to Market (October 12, 2012)
Full Program: The Agriculture Department increases previous estimates on U.S. crop production. The rhetoric gets heated as candidates debate everything from trade policy to a lack of progress on the next Farm Bill. Market analysis with Mark Gold. Full Story

Market to Market (October 5, 2012)

posted on October 5, 2012 at 4:56 PM

Market to Market (October 5, 2012)
Full Program: Presidential candidates exchange jabs on the economy in the first of three debates. Midwest business conditions improve modestly, but the outlook is anything but optimistic.Market analysis with Sue Martin. Full Story

The Presidential Forum on Agriculture: The Farm Vote

posted on September 11, 2012 at 12:18 PM

The Presidential Forum on Agriculture: The Farm Vote
The 2012 Presidential Forum on Agriculture. The forum was hosted by The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture and the Farm Foundation, NFP at The World Food Prize Hall of Laureates in Des Moines, Iowa on September 12, 2012.... Full Story

Market to Market (January 27, 2012)

posted on January 27, 2012 at 7:40 PM

Market to Market (January 27, 2012)
Full Program: President Obama calls for more energy, manufactured goods, and jobs to be "made in America…". Those seeking the presidency sail briefly into the choppy waters of agricultural subsidies. The Agriculture Department raises the bar on nutrition in... 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

Romney Tops Santorum by Eight Votes In Iowa Caucuses

posted on January 6, 2012 at 3:47 PM

Romney Tops Santorum by Eight Votes In Iowa Caucuses
Lured by the first official votes in the presidential campaign, a steady stream of republican candidates focused their attention on the predominately rural state of Iowa. Full Story

Bunge Refuses Syngenta Agrisure Viptera

posted on August 26, 2011 at 2:55 PM

Bunge Refuses Syngenta Agrisure Viptera
For the first time in nearly a decade, a major grain processor refuses to take a GE grain. Industry leader Bunge has told its customers it will not take Syngenta's Agrisure Viptera until it is approved for export in China. Full Story

President Obama Rolls Through the Heartland

posted on August 19, 2011 at 2:54 PM

President Obama Rolls Through the Heartland
Barnstorming the Midwest much like an election-year campaign cycle, President Barack Obama doubled-down hard on the themes of job creation and the resilience of rural America. Full Story

Debt Politics from Washington to Rural America

posted on August 12, 2011 at 1:21 PM

Debt Politics from Washington to Rural America
The debate over taxes, entitlement spending, and a congressional “super” committee spilled into the Heartland this week as top presidential candidates pressed the flesh at the Iowa State Fair. Full Story

Market to Market (May 27, 2011)

posted on May 27, 2011 at 7:05 PM

Market to Market (May 27, 2011)
Full Program: A presidential candidate launches his campaign -- and blasts subsidies for renewable fuels. In a slightly faster race, increased blends of ethanol power NASCAR drivers to the winner's circle. And USDA predicts an improving global economy will fuel... Full Story

Presidential hopeful wants to cut renewable fuels subsidies

posted on May 27, 2011 at 4:05 PM

Presidential hopeful wants to cut renewable fuels subsidies
Pawlenty called for the demise of a litany of federal subsidies -- including those supporting production of renewable fuels. Acknowledging the political liability of that position in Iowa -- which leads the nation in both corn and ethanol... Full Story

Renewable Fuels Summit Includes Politics And NASCAR

posted on January 28, 2011 at 8:01 AM

Renewable Fuels Summit Includes Politics And NASCAR
Ethanol proponents met in the nation's top ethanol-producing state, Iowa, to extol the virtues of homegrown energy. Some were there to test the waters for a possible run for the White House. Full Story

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