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April WASDE Report

posted on April 11, 2014 at 5:56 PM

April WASDE Report
Aprils release of USDA's WASDE report. Full Story

Minnesota farm income drop sharply in 2013

posted on March 28, 2014 at 9:23 AM

A new report says Minnesota farm income dropped dramatically in 2013 largely because of lower corn prices. 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

Farm Bill Marches Out of Committee

posted on May 17, 2013 at 5:22 PM

Farm Bill Marches Out of Committee
The Agricultural Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 is similar to legislation written last year that passed the Senate 327 days before this hearing, but later died without any House floor debate. Full Story

Rice Production Another Drought Casualty

posted on February 22, 2012 at 3:45 PM

Five generations of Ronald Gertson's family have tilled the claylike soil of southeast Texas to grow rice, confident that no matter how fickle Mother Nature was, there would be one constant: water to irrigate their crop. Full Story

Xi Comes to Iowa

posted on February 17, 2012 at 5:04 PM

Xi Comes to  Iowa
Visits between foreign dignitaries are often meticulously planned for weeks and months ahead of schedule but this trip from Asia to The Heartland of America was more than 25 years in the making. Full Story

Market to Market (December 2, 2011)

posted on December 2, 2011 at 7:13 PM

Market to Market (December 2, 2011)
Full Program: Prospects for a rural recovery improve on estimates of record net farm income. After soaring to unprecedented levels last year, agricultural exports are predicted to decline. It's the end of an era in one rural community as a time capsule of... Full Story

Market to Market (November 25, 2011)

posted on November 23, 2011 at 7:47 PM

Market to Market (November 25, 2011)
Full Program: Bipartisan efforts to cut the federal deficit collapse, leaving farm programs in limbo. The World Trade Organization rejects America's Country of Origin Labeling Program. We explain why cranberries -- like all commodities -- are not immune to... Full Story

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