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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

U.S. announces plans to reduce agricultural carbon emissions

posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:36 PM

Federal agricultural officials announced Thursday voluntary programs and initiatives for farmers, ranchers and foresters meant to build on President Barack Obama's efforts to combat global warming — and don't require congressional approval. 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

Consumers buying more organic products despite high prices

posted on April 17, 2015 at 5:27 PM

The higher price of organic foods and other products doesn't seem to be deterring consumers: Sales jumped 11 percent last year, an industry report says. 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

Market to Market (April 3, 2015)

posted on April 2, 2015 at 6:55 PM

Market to Market (April 3, 2015)
Full Program: The Agriculture Department’s Quarterly Stocks and Prospective Plantings reports fuel rallies and selloffs in the commodity markets. 25 years after one farmer built a ballpark in the middle of a cornfield, people still come to the “Field of Dreams.”... Full Story

Market to Market (March 27, 2015)

posted on March 27, 2015 at 7:29 PM

Market to Market (March 27, 2015)
Full Program: Advanced drilling techniques fuel a boom in domestic crude production supporting thousands of jobs. But in Oklahoma, environmentalists say fracking also is responsible for a sharp increase in earthquakes. Market analysis with Virgil Robinson... Full Story

Bill would create organic-type labels for non-modified foods

posted on March 27, 2015 at 3:28 PM

Inspired by the popular "USDA organic" label, House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients. Full Story

USDA proposes definition of farming, limiting some subsidies

posted on March 27, 2015 at 3:23 PM

The government is revising its definition of what it means to farm, meaning some people who receive farm subsidies but don't do any of the work would receive less government cash. Full Story

Market to Market (March 20, 2015)

posted on March 20, 2015 at 2:28 PM

Market to Market (March 20, 2015)
Full Program: Remnants of winter complicate life in the Ohio Valley, while arid conditions fuel wildfires further south. Producers navigate a complex maze of new federal support programs authorized in the Farm Bill. Market analysis with Ted Seifried. Full Story

Market to Market (March 13, 2015)

posted on March 13, 2015 at 9:40 PM

Market to Market (March 13, 2015)
Full Program: Republicans testing the waters for a run at the presidency, travel to Iowa to offer their opinions on renewable fuels, immigration, and U.S. farm policy. Market analysis with Sue Martin. Full Story

Market to Market (March 6, 2015)

posted on March 6, 2015 at 8:48 PM

Market to Market (March 6, 2015)
Full Program: Spring is just around the corner, but winter continues its assault on America. Frigid relations with Cuba thaw, “sweetening” prospects for expanded trade. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm. Full Story

Market to Market (February 27, 2015)

posted on February 27, 2015 at 5:39 PM

Market to Market (February 27, 2015)
Full Program: Old man winter flexes his muscle as another blast of Arctic air and heavy snow extends from Colorado to the East Coast. Agriculture Department offers a cautiously optimistic outlook for farmers and ranchers in the months ahead. Market analysis... Full Story
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