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Deere to lay off about 460 in Waterloo

posted on August 22, 2014 at 1:36 PM

Deere & Co. has announced hundreds of layoffs at its tractor factory in Waterloo. Full Story

New go-to career for New England's young: Farming

posted on August 22, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Farming is hip in New England. Across the region, young people are choosing crops over cubicles, new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading. Full Story

Agriculture Changes as a Result of the Farm Crisis

posted on March 25, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Agriculture Changes as a Result of the Farm Crisis
Agriculture is changed as a result of the farm crisis and has became what it is today. Full Story

USDA Preliminary Ag Census Released

posted on February 20, 2014 at 1:36 PM

USDA Preliminary Ag Census Released
The Agriculture Department releases its preliminary Ag Census. Full Story

Market to Market (November 22, 2013)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Market to Market (November 22, 2013)
Full Program: A series of tornadoes cuts a path of death of destruction in the Midwest. The Obama Administration proposes reducing the amount of ethanol in America’s fuel. In America’s Dairyland, producers discover there’s nothing quite as sweet as sugar... Full Story

Market to Market (November 15, 2013)

posted on November 15, 2013 at 7:49 PM

Market to Market (November 15, 2013)
Full Program: The Environmental Protection Agency releases its renewable fuels production requirements for 2014. Prior to EPA's announcement, however, the Associated Press releases a scathing report on ethanol. Renewable fuels advocates fire back with a few... Full Story

Market to Market (November 8, 2013)

posted on November 8, 2013 at 6:39 PM

Market to Market (November 8, 2013)
Full Program: The Agriculture Department releases its latest estimates on supply and demand. Washington State voters consider mandatory labeling on foods containing GMOs. In Colorado, the electorate ponders splitting its state to address an urban/rural divide.... Full Story

Overview of the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:59 PM

Overview of the Farm Crisis
The 1980s farm crisis impacts farmers, families, and communities throughout the country. Full Story

Causes of the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Causes of the Farm Crisis
The 1980s farm crisis has a variety of causes, domestically and internationally. Full Story

The 1970s See Good Times in Agriculture

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:57 PM

The 1970s See Good Times in Agriculture
Sharp declines in agricultural supplies worldwide in the 1970s result in increased profits for producers, higher land values and low interest rates, all of which set the stage for the farm crisis of the 1980s. Full Story

The Farm Crisis Impacts a Variety of Farmers

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:56 PM

The Farm Crisis Impacts a Variety of Farmers
Four different farm families each come to farming through different means. Each will is impacted by the 1980s farm crisis. Full Story

Short-Lived Agriculture Boom Leads to the 1980s Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:55 PM

Short-Lived Agriculture Boom Leads to the 1980s Farm Crisis
Extensive land loans, high land prices, and low interest rates combine in the 1970s to build the short-lived agricultural boom. Full Story

Factors Leading to the Farm Crisis

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Factors Leading to the Farm Crisis
Changes in federal policy and international politics in the 1970s result in higher interest rates, increased agricultural commodity supply, and usher in the farm crisis of the 1980s. Full Story

Farmers Lose Hope

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Farmers Lose Hope
Farmers and others involved in agriculture quickly lose hope and find themselves in overwhelming debt. Full Story

Debating Farm Crisis Causes and Solutions

posted on October 10, 2013 at 3:51 PM

Debating Farm Crisis Causes and Solutions
Politicians and policymakers debate the causes and solutions for the farm crisis. Full Story
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