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Market to Market (April 8, 2011)

posted on April 8, 2011 at 7:04 PM

Market to Market (April 8, 2011)
Full Program: Industry experts champion agriculture's increasing role in U.S. energy policy. Congress hits the brakes on EPA efforts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. Market to Market examines the economic impact of 25 years worth of Farm Aid. Market... Full Story

Farm Aid Still Helping Family Farmers 25 Years Later

posted on April 7, 2011 at 4:04 PM

Farm Aid Still Helping Family Farmers 25 Years Later
Looking back, those involved with the first Farm Aid never imagined it would still be needed today. Full Story

Market to Market (April 1, 2011)

posted on April 1, 2011 at 5:04 PM

Market to Market (April 1, 2011)
Full Program: The Agriculture Department releases its official guesstimates on spring planting intentions. President Obama unveils plans to cut America’s oil imports by one-third over the next decade. And for the 25th time, Willie Nelson and friends stage a... Full Story

Farm Aid Celebrates 25th Anniversary

posted on March 31, 2011 at 11:03 AM

Farm Aid Celebrates 25th Anniversary
In 1985, Willie Nelson called on his friends in music to organize a groundbreaking concert called Farm Aid to help a struggling rural America. Full Story

UN Says 6 Million North Koreans Need Food Aid

posted on March 25, 2011 at 11:03 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United Nations reported Thursday that more than 6 million North Koreans, about a quarter of the communist state's population - are in urgent need of international food aid. Full Story

Food Pantry Gets Free Pork From Cooking Champion

posted on December 23, 2010 at 1:12 PM

RANTOUL, Ill — Some needy Rantoul families will be enjoying free pork dinners this month because Linda Cifuentes (see-foo-ENT'-ays) really knows how to use a crock pot. Full Story

Frugal Farmer Now Being Remembered as Generous

posted on December 16, 2010 at 1:12 PM

LEROY, MN (AP) — A retired farmer had a reputation in his small Minnesota town for being very frugal. Full Story

International Aid Agency Passes on the Gift of Self Reliance

posted on November 24, 2010 at 10:11 AM

International Aid Agency Passes on the Gift of Self Reliance
International aid agency Heifer International has worked for more than 65 years to pass on the gift of self reliance and help lift people out of poverty. Full Story

Annan Calls For More African Aid For Farmers

posted on October 15, 2010 at 5:10 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa — Progress has been made but more still needs to be done to help small farmers who are dependent on what they grow on only a few acres for their survival, former U.N Secretary General Kofi Annan said Thursday. Full Story

Market to Market (September 10, 2010)

posted on September 10, 2010 at 8:09 PM

Market to Market (September 10, 2010)
Full Program: USDA releases its latest crop production and global supply and demand estimates. Animal welfare experts seize the recall of half billion eggs to cry "fowl" over production methods. By helping the hungry produce their own food, Heifer International... Full Story

UN: No Food Crisis Looms Despite Russia Wheat Ban

posted on September 10, 2010 at 1:09 PM

ROME (AP) — No global food crisis appears to be looming despite a Russian wheat shortfall that has helped lift prices to their highest level in two years, but volatile food commodities markets need better regulation, a U.N agency said Tuesday. Full Story

Monsanto Gives Haiti $4 Million in Hybrid Seeds

posted on May 21, 2010 at 4:05 PM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - U.S. agriculture giant Monsanto Co. is donating $4 million worth of seeds to Haiti, the biotechnology manufacturer's first major foray into the chronically hungry nation. Full Story

US, Canada, Spain, South Korea Support Food Fund

posted on April 22, 2010 at 4:04 PM

WASHINGTON (AP)The United States, Canada, Spain and South Korea have joined forces to support a new global fund to fight hunger and poverty. Full Story

Program Helps Struggling Minn. Farmers Cope

posted on November 13, 2009 at 3:11 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota farm families have a new resource to help them cope with financial challenges. Full Story

Farm Rescue Reaches Milestone

posted on November 6, 2009 at 3:11 PM

YPSILANTI, N.D (AP) — A volunteer organization that helps needy Upper Midwest farmers sow and harvest their crops has reached a milestone. Full Story
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