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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

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

New Group Hopes to Build on Illinois' Farm, Food Industries

posted on May 22, 2015 at 2:09 PM

A Chicago nonprofit and the Illinois Farm Bureau hope to bring the state's agriculture and business industries together to turn the city and state into a global hub for farm and food-production. 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

U.S. Gov. Declares State of Emergency in Response to Bird Flu

posted on May 1, 2015 at 7:00 PM

A state of emergency was declared Friday by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad with nearly 17 million chickens and turkeys dead, dying or scheduled to be euthanized due to a widening bird flu outbreak. 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

Bird flu cuts into egg, poultry exports in Iowa, Midwest

posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:59 PM

Some international trade partners are declining to buy egg and poultry products from states affected by a deadly strain of bird flu while others are excluding imports only from counties where the virus has surfaced. Full Story

Almonds get roasted in debate over California water use

posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:59 PM

California almonds are becoming one of the world's favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land, consuming more water than all the showering,... Full Story
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