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Market to Market (November 5, 2010)

posted on November 5, 2010 at 7:11 PM

Market to Market (November 5, 2010)
Full Program: The largest shift in congressional power in half a century ushers in new leadership in D.C. Prior to USDA estimates next week, private analysts prognosticate corn and soybean production numbers. And by converting one man's trash into cellulosic... Full Story

Republicans Seize Congressional Power

posted on November 5, 2010 at 2:11 PM

Republicans Seize Congressional Power
The U.S economy enjoyed a net gain in jobs last month, as businesses picked up their painfully slow hiring pace. Full Story

Market to Market (October 29, 2010)

posted on October 29, 2010 at 7:10 PM

Market to Market (October 29, 2010)
Full Program: Counting down to the midterm elections, the stakes are high for rural America. Commodity prices are on the rise and USDA predicts food prices will follow in 2011. And a 3rd generation dairy producer capitalizes on a steady source of labor by going... Full Story

Midterm Pendulum Expected to Swing Hard at Incumbents

posted on October 28, 2010 at 3:10 PM

Midterm Pendulum Expected to Swing Hard at Incumbents
The stock market traded sideways Friday after a key report on economic growth did little to reassure investors about the health of the economy. Full Story

Election Unlikely to Change US Farm Subsidies

posted on October 15, 2010 at 5:10 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Republicans might take control of Congress as they ride a wave of voter anger over deficit spending and big government, but experts who follow agriculture say they don't expect deep cuts in subsidies to farmers who grow... Full Story

Lincoln Enlists Clinton to Help in Ark. Runoff Fight

posted on May 21, 2010 at 4:05 PM

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Bill Halter wasted no time Wednesday trying to rally voter support in his runoff with Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln, who enlisted the help of former President Bill Clinton in her fight for her political career. Full Story

November Elections Affect Rural America

posted on November 7, 2008 at 8:11 PM

November Elections Affect Rural America
The old adage "to the victor go the spoils" may take on an all-new meaning for President-Elect Barack Obama, whose historic victory this week earned him the "prize" of an economy on life support. Full Story

Farm Programs Take a Backseat in Presidential Election

posted on October 31, 2008 at 8:10 PM

Farm Programs Take a Backseat in Presidential Election
Senators Barack Obama and John McCain outline their views on government farm programs. Full Story

McCain and Obama Spar Over Renewable Energy

posted on October 24, 2008 at 8:10 PM

McCain and Obama Spar Over Renewable Energy
Barack Obama and John McCain outline their views on renewable sources of energy like wind power. Full Story

Presidential Candidates Differ Greatly on Biofuels

posted on October 10, 2008 at 8:10 PM

Presidential Candidates Differ Greatly on Biofuels
Barack Obama and John McCain differ greatly on biofuels. Full Story

McCain Accepts Republican Presidential Nomination

posted on September 5, 2008 at 8:09 PM

McCain Accepts Republican Presidential Nomination
Hurricane Gustav's assault on the Gulf Coast this week threatened key oil drilling and refining operations, but delivered only a glancing blow to New Orleans. Full Story

Obama Accepts Democratic Party Presidential Nomination

posted on August 29, 2008 at 8:08 PM

Obama Accepts Democratic Party Presidential Nomination
Government reports released this week revealed better-than-expected assessments of the U.S economy. Full Story

Johanns Wins Nebraska Republican US Senate Primary

posted on May 16, 2008 at 8:05 PM

OMAHA, Neb (AP) — Former U.S Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns easily wins in Nebraska's Republican U.S Senate primary. Full Story

Presidential Contenders Weigh Biofuels

posted on November 9, 2007 at 8:11 PM

Presidential Contenders Weigh Biofuels
Despite saber-rattling in the Oval Office, Congress delivered its first override of a veto by President Bush this week, authorizing $23 billion in water projects from the upper Mississippi River to the Florida Everglades. Full Story

Former Ag Secretary Joins Senate Race

posted on October 12, 2007 at 8:10 PM

OMAHA, Neb (AP) - Republican Mike Johanns looked to the Web before taking to the road Wednesday, announcing his run for a Senate seat through a short online video. Full Story
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