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Market to Market (December 5, 2014)

posted on December 5, 2014 at 7:39 PM

Market to Market (December 5, 2014)
Full Program: Another oil pipeline company makes a run at the Midwest. Rural America waits on Washington before making last minute purchases. Food waste finds its way into everything from compost to glass. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm. Full Story

University of Northern Iowa group aims to reduce food waste at landfills

posted on January 18, 2013 at 5:43 PM

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) - A group at the University of Northern Iowa is trying to reduce food waste at landfills around the state.  Waterloo television station KWWL reports the Iowa Waste Reduction Center at UNI is developing a website that... Full Story

Lead, Other Chemicals Taint Some Urban Gardens

posted on March 25, 2011 at 11:03 AM

DETROIT (AP) -- With remnants of once-legal lead paint, leaded gasoline and other pollutants from the nation's industrial past tainting land in U.S cities, soil researchers warn that the growing number of urban farmers and community gardeners need... Full Story

Crave Brothers Use Innovation To Fight Dairy Downturn

posted on May 7, 2010 at 1:05 PM

Crave Brothers Use Innovation To Fight Dairy Downturn
When the four Crave brothers began a major expansion of their farm about seven years ago, their goal was building a better dairy farm. Full Story

Urban Farmers Fight Nationwide to Sow Green Biz

posted on February 5, 2010 at 11:02 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Tara Kolla fancied herself a green thumb-turned-green businesswoman when she planted an organic flower plot in her yard and sold poppies, sweet peas and zinnias at the local farmers market. Full Story

Experts Discuss Dairy Farmer Woes

posted on January 28, 2010 at 12:01 PM

Coming up on Market to Market, prior to the global recession, growing foreign demand drives milk prices to record highs and prompts dairy producers to expand their herd, but in 2009 the export market goes dry. Full Story

Market Analysis: Jan 20, 2010

posted on January 26, 2010 at 3:01 PM

Market Analysis: Jan 20, 2010
Coming up on Market to Market, prior to the global recession, growing foreign demand drives milk prices to record highs and prompts dairy producers to expand their herd, but in 2009 the export market goes dry. Full Story

UN Report: Nature Best Controls Climate Gases

posted on June 5, 2009 at 8:06 PM

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Nature's way is best for controlling the gases responsible for climate change, the U.N Environment Program said in a report Friday. Full Story

Turning Trash Into Treasure

posted on February 24, 2006 at 8:02 PM

Turning Trash  Into Treasure
Yard waste and hog waste become one farmer's "treasure." Full Story

Municipality Generates Power From Manure

posted on February 11, 2005 at 8:02 PM

Municipality Generates Power From Manure
The Port of Tillamook Bay is generating power with manure from area dairy producers. Full Story

Maryland mandates processors must help farmers dispose of poultry waste

posted on December 29, 2000 at 8:12 PM

Maryland mandates processors must help farmers dispose of poultry waste
Chicken production, the major industry on Maryland's eastern shore, creates almost 800,000 tons of a combination of sawdust and manure, known as litter, each year. Full Story

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