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Market to Market (July 3, 2015)

posted on July 2, 2015 at 6:36 PM

Market to Market (July 3, 2015)
Full Program: Government reports get big reactions from commodity traders. Grain farmers continue their battle against Mother Nature to finish planting. The Greek meltdown ripples through Wall Street. Market analysis with Virgil Robinson and Walt Hackney. Full Story

Market to Market (June 26, 2015)

posted on June 26, 2015 at 6:10 PM

Market to Market (June 26, 2015)
Full Program: Hundreds sound off on the proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard. While some portions of farm country are knee-deep in water one remains locked in drought, prompting a rural/urban debate. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. Full Story

Market to Market (June 19, 2015)

posted on June 19, 2015 at 6:51 PM

Market to Market (June 19, 2015)
Full Program: Mother Nature puts the brakes on planting in the Midwest. We’ll look at how rural and urban interests balance growing crops and treating drinking water. Market analysis with Elaine Kub. Full Story

Market to Market (June 12, 2015)

posted on June 12, 2015 at 5:50 PM

Market to Market (June 12, 2015)
Full Program: Bird flu's ripple effect continues to run from the hen house to the grocery aisle. Congress continues its attack on new rules governing waters of the U.S.. We explore the impact of the most recent supply and demand report. Market analysis with John... Full Story

Market to Market (June 5, 2015)

posted on June 5, 2015 at 7:13 PM

Market to Market (June 5, 2015)
Full Program: Lawmakers assess the impact of persistent drought in the West. We soar into the wild blue yonder to examine the role of drones in agriculture. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier. Full Story

Market to Market (May 29, 2015)

posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:20 PM

Market to Market (May 29, 2015)
Full Program: The EPA officially defines what are -- and are not -- "Waters of the U.S.." Torrential rains in Texas lead to catastrophic flooding in America’s 4th largest city. We ride along with a group of storm chasers documenting one of nature’s most ominous... Full Story

Washington farmers are dumping unprofitable apples

posted on May 29, 2015 at 4:05 PM

A record crop of apples, coupled with the West Coast port slowdown earlier this year, is taking a toll on Washington apple growers. Full Story

Market to Market (May 22, 2015)

posted on May 22, 2015 at 7:32 PM

Market to Market (May 22, 2015)
Full Program: Another series of tornadoes leaves a path of destruction on the Southern Plains. Less severe storms bring vital moisture to the Corn Belt but dampen planting prospects. Losses in two Midwestern states due to Avian Flu are expected to approach a... Full Story

California OKs Offer of Voluntary Water cuts by Farmers

posted on May 22, 2015 at 4:10 PM

California regulators have accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses during the drought. Full Story

Market to Market (May 15, 2015)

posted on May 15, 2015 at 4:57 PM

Market to Market (May 15, 2015)
Full Program: Another series of deadly tornadoes devastate portions of the Grain Belt. Showers dampen planting prospects in Iowa, and raise concerns over nutrient runoff. We’ll examine how small towns deep in the heart of oil country are “weathering” a... Full Story

Market to Market (May 8, 2015)

posted on May 8, 2015 at 5:03 PM

Market to Market (May 8, 2015)
Full Program: Nearly two dozen tornadoes rip through the Great Plains, but farmers still make progress in an annual rite of spring. Hours after authorities unveil new safety guidelines, another rail disaster fueled by Bakken Crude lights up the North Dakota... Full Story

Market to Market (May 1, 2015)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 7:04 PM

Market to Market (May 1, 2015)
Full Program: As one state makes progress on the fight against Avian Flu, the nation's top-egg producing state endures additional outbreak. Rail shipments of U.S. crude oil soar and scrutiny increases on tracks carrying the world's most heavily traded... Full Story

Market to Market (April 24, 2015)

posted on April 24, 2015 at 6:38 PM

Market to Market (April 24, 2015)
Full Program: Millions of chickens are euthanized due to an outbreak of Avian Flu in Iowa. Five years after the worst oil spill in U.S. history, debate lingers on its environmental impact. A thawing of relations with a former Cold War adversary sparks new... Full Story

Market to Market (April 17, 2015)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 6:46 PM

Market to Market (April 17, 2015)
Full Program: The U.S. economy improves, but the slowdown continues in "The Heartland." Lawmakers eye significant cuts to the program formerly known as food stamps. Oklahoma growers cultivate airborne plants to deliver the goods year- round. Market analysis with... Full Story

Market to Market (April 10, 2015)

posted on April 10, 2015 at 5:46 PM

Market to Market (April 10, 2015)
Full Program: The Obama administration ramps up its efforts to fight climate change. The Energy Department predicts prices at the pump will fall this summer to the lowest level in years. We’ll catch-up with a trio of Kansas brothers whose agricultural video... Full Story
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