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Ousted Thai PM Indicted Over Rice Subsidy Scheme

posted on May 9, 2014 at 11:03 AM

The government lost billions of dollars on the rice subsidy plan, which also cost Thailand its position as the world's leading rice exporter as the artificially high prices forced the government to stockpile the commodity. Full Story

Economists: U.S. Exports of Oil and Natural Gas Would Benefit Economy

posted on May 2, 2014 at 6:27 PM

Economists: U.S. Exports of Oil and Natural Gas Would Benefit Economy
The Associated Press surveyed private, corporate and academic economists on a range of issues. Of the 30 economists participating, nearly 90 percent responded that more U.S. exports of oil and natural gas would benefit the economy. Full Story

Natural Gas Exports: Slow Walk Or 'Danger Zone'?

posted on January 10, 2014 at 2:22 PM

Energy companies say the U.S. should act now, before other countries such as Russia or Iran approve export projects that could help meet growing energy demands in Asia and other parts of the world. Full Story

Market to Market (December 6, 2013)

posted on December 6, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Market to Market (December 6, 2013)
Full Program: The U.S. trade deficit improves modestly, but agricultural exports soar to an all-time high. The EPA gets an earful on its plan to reduce the amount of ethanol in America’s fuel supply. Christmas Tree growers look for a solution to root rot in the... Full Story

Mid-America Business Conditions Index Finds Positive Growth

posted on September 6, 2013 at 6:02 PM

Mid-America Business Conditions Index Finds Positive Growth
According to this month's report, the Mid-America Business Condition Index suggests positive growth between July and August. Full Story

U.S. Delegation Takes Trade Talk to China

posted on April 26, 2013 at 5:12 PM

U.S. Delegation Takes Trade Talk to China
While trade missions to foreign countries are normally a blip on the import-export scene, one group of governors and businesspeople embarked on a noteworthy six-day visit to China last week. The key difference with this trade summit, and most... Full Story

Corps Keeps Barge Traffic Moving on Mississippi

posted on January 18, 2013 at 5:36 PM

Corps Keeps Barge Traffic Moving on Mississippi
The Mississippi River Basin is the world’s 4th largest watershed and agriculture in the basin has always been a major player in the U.S. economy. Farmers in the basin produce 92 percent of America’s agricultural exports and 78 percent of the... Full Story

Wheat Prices Plummet As USDA Predicts Supplies Will Increase

posted on December 14, 2012 at 3:52 PM

The price of wheat dropped 3 percent Tuesday after the government predicted U.S. inventories will increase by the end of next year’s growing season, in part because of weaker export demand. Full Story

Market to Market (December 7, 2012)

posted on December 7, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Market to Market (December 7, 2012)
Full Program: Lawmakers hoping to avert the Fiscal Cliff eye billions of dollars in government farm spending. Tougher immigration policy leads to a shortage of farmworkers in the nation’s Salad Bowl. Market analysis with Jamey Kohake. Full Story

Market to Market (November 30, 2012)

posted on November 30, 2012 at 6:14 PM

Market to Market (November 30, 2012)
Full Program: Farm exports are predicted to rise next year, boosting America’s agricultural trade surplus. The Justice Department halts anti-trust investigations involving a major seed producer. Prospects for sweeping tax reforms rekindle conversations on the... Full Story

WASDE Predicts Fewer Bushels of Corn

posted on October 12, 2012 at 6:07 PM

WASDE Predicts Fewer Bushels of Corn
USDA officials find fewer bushels of corn and more of soybeans and wheat. Full Story

Top US Agriculture Negotiator Expects Farm Exports To Be Down $1B To $2B Because Of Drought

posted on October 12, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Higher price of feed is driving up beef and poultry costs. Full Story

South Korea Suspends Bidding for US Rice Imports

posted on September 28, 2012 at 12:44 PM

The FDA found no evidence in its preliminary study that the rice is unsafe Full Story

Port Dispute Boosts Agriculture Shipping Costs

posted on July 18, 2012 at 3:48 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With container ships avoiding the Port of Portland because of a labor dispute, companies that export agricultural products are confronting higher costs to get their cargo to alternate ports and ultimately to Asia. John... Full Story

USDA Wheat Estimates

posted on May 18, 2012 at 10:48 AM

USDA Wheat Estimates
The USDA predicted this week that the outlook for U.S. wheat is for larger supplies and use, but lower prices. Full Story
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