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Market to Market (August 29, 2014)

posted on August 29, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Market to Market (August 29, 2014)
Full Program: Wildfires scorch the west, as scattered showers in the Corn Belt dampen prices. Citrus growers cope with a grove-threatening disease and shrinking market share. In the fight against global hunger, U.S. policymakers opt to buy more food locally.... Full Story

Market to Market (August 22, 2014)

posted on August 22, 2014 at 9:13 PM

Market to Market (August 22, 2014)
Full Program: The Weekly Journal of Rural America celebrates its 40th season on public television. We’ll reminisce with a few memorable moments from the video vault, and examine current price trends with a blue ribbon panel of experts. Full Story

Market to Market (August 8, 2014)

posted on August 9, 2014 at 12:58 AM

Market to Market (August 8, 2014)
Full Program: Vladimir Putin plays a high-stakes game of chicken with U.S. agricultural exports. Students gain hands-on farming experience at a leading Land Grant University. Market analysis with Mark Gold. Full Story

Market to Market (August 1, 2014)

posted on August 1, 2014 at 7:04 PM

Market to Market (August 1, 2014)
Full Program: Supporters -- and critics -- weigh in on Obama Administration plans to fight climate change. An Iraq war veteran embarks on a new mission to fulfill his agricultural dream. Market analysis with Virgil Robinson. Full Story

Market to Market: LIVE from the Fair (August 15, 2014)

posted on July 30, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Market to Market: LIVE from the Fair (August 15, 2014)
Full Program: LIVE from the Fair Friday, August 15 - 4:00 p.m. Penningroth Media Center Iowa State Fairgrounds Market to Market celebrates its 40th anniversary in August. The series began in 1974, when Chet Randolph hosted the first episode of Farm Digest... Full Story

Market to Market (July 25, 2014)

posted on July 25, 2014 at 7:54 PM

Market to Market (July 25, 2014)
Full Program: The Agriculture Department says America’s row crops are in the best shape in decades. Would-be traders go online to learn the basics -- and complexities -- of commodity trading. Market analysis with Dan Hueber. Full Story

Farm Bank Donates $10 billion for Rural Projects

posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:54 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bank that serves farmers and agribusiness is donating $10 billion to spur private investment in rural America. The White House was announcing the money Thursday as part of a rural conference it is holding this week.... Full Story

Market to Market (July 18, 2014)

posted on July 18, 2014 at 7:12 PM

Market to Market (July 18, 2014)
Full Program: Locked in a drought of epic proportions, California cracks down on unauthorized use of water. A Midwestern photographer documents the critical contributions of women in agriculture. Market analysis with Sue Martin. Full Story

Market to Market (July 11, 2014)

posted on July 11, 2014 at 7:22 PM

Market to Market (July 11, 2014)
Full Program: Summer storms continue to hammer the country from the plains to the coast. The potential for record crops and a mixed ending stocks report increases market volatility. Federal officials, scientists and farmers band together to fight a virus... Full Story

Ranchers Taking Advantage of USDA Disaster Program

posted on July 11, 2014 at 2:36 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Farmers and ranchers who suffered heavy livestock and grazing losses over the last three years due to extreme weather have been quick to take advantage of newly available disaster relief funds, the U.S. Department of... Full Story

Market to Market (July 4, 2014)

posted on July 3, 2014 at 7:12 PM

Market to Market (July 4, 2014)
Full Program: Storms slash across the Midwest leaving high water and damaged crops in their wake. Livestock prices continue to flirt with all-time highs while grain markets take it on the chin. One entrepreneur combines land and lake in an attempt to “catch” a... Full Story

Market to Market (June 27, 2014)

posted on June 27, 2014 at 6:51 PM

Market to Market (June 27, 2014)
Full Program: Domestic oil production is booming, fueling tragic railroad accidents and a shortage of cars to move agricultural commodities. An innovative cattle operation in the Midwest traces its genetic progeny to the vast majority of America’s best bulls.... Full Story

Market to Market (June 20, 2014)

posted on June 20, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Market to Market (June 20, 2014)
Full Program: Mother Nature batters the Midwest with torrential rains and a string of lethal tornadoes. Further south, wheat producers contend with arid conditions reminiscent of the Dust Bowl. We examine controversial laws that some believe restrict free... Full Story

Market to Market (June 13, 2014)

posted on June 13, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Market to Market (June 13, 2014)
Full Program: Preservationists document the history of the American farm, by listening to those who remember. A rare display of unity in Washington results in a multibillion dollar project to shore up U.S. ports and improve flood control in the Grain Belt. The... Full Story

Market to Market (June 6, 2014)

posted on June 6, 2014 at 7:49 PM

Market to Market (June 6, 2014)
Full Program: Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announces new funding to fight a lethal swine disease. The Obama Administration calls for sweeping cuts in emissions from coal-fired power plants. Innovative program in the “Show Me State” pays off in spades for... Full Story
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