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Recording The Oral Histories Of Those Who Farm

posted on June 13, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Recording The Oral Histories Of Those Who Farm
Preserving early farming practices through oral histories. Full Story

Louisiana Farms Await A New Generation

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:24 PM

According to the department's Ag Census, there has been a small increase in large family farms and non-family farms, but fewer mid-level farms. Full Story

Market to Market (January 24, 2014)

posted on January 24, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Market to Market (January 24, 2014)
Full Program: An explosion at an Omaha animal feed plant kills two people and injures more than a dozen. Biofuels supporters voice their disapproval of proposed cuts to the renewable fuels standard. Officials work with agricultural producers to improve water... Full Story

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)

posted on January 17, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)
Full Program: One week after a toxic chemical spilled into a West Virginia river, thousands still are without water. Critics of genetically modified foods urge President Obama to fulfill a campaign promise made in 2007. America’s first legal sales of... Full Story

Market to Market (January 10, 2014)

posted on January 10, 2014 at 7:18 PM

Market to Market (January 10, 2014)
Full Program: Environmentalists blast the Obama Administration’s push for "Clean Coal." Students gain hands-on farming experience at a leading Land Grant University. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier. Full Story

Market to Market (January 3, 2014)

posted on January 3, 2014 at 6:52 PM

Market to Market (January 3, 2014)
Full Program: In the wake of oil train explosions in North Dakota and Canada, the federal government issues a warning for first responders. Critics blast the Obama Administration’s commitment to clean coal. Unmanned aerial vehicles raise hopes, and... Full Story

Conference Committee Opens Farm Bill

posted on November 1, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Conference Committee Opens Farm Bill
The Farm Bill entered a phase not seen in years this week, as the gavel fell to open the conference committee. The 41-members come from both chambers and spent most of the initial session delivering prepared remarks about their hopes for the Farm... Full Story

Farm Bill Conference Committee Set to Meet

posted on October 25, 2013 at 6:01 PM

Farm Bill Conference Committee Set to Meet
As Congress gets back to the business of governing, rural advocates are hoping a bipartisan conference committee is a sign of progress for legislation that has languished for years. Full Story

Market to Market (October 11, 2013)

posted on October 11, 2013 at 6:41 PM

Market to Market (October 11, 2013)
Full Program: Up to 4’ of snow falls in parts of South Dakota resulting in heavy losses for cattle producers. 10 days into the government shutdown hopes rise for a solution to the fiscal fiasco in Washington. And by paying attention to the little things,... Full Story

Market to Market (October 4, 2013)

posted on October 4, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Market to Market (October 4, 2013)
Full Program: Supplies of corn, wheat, and soybeans decline, but the markets take it in stride. Partisan bickering on Capitol Hill results in the first government shutdown in 17 years. As federal agencies close, services are cut, and the impact is felt from... Full Story

Market to Market (September 27, 2013)

posted on September 28, 2013 at 12:08 AM

Market to Market (September 27, 2013)
Full Program: The clock is ticking on a potential government shutdown while partisan bickering rules the day. A study indicates sub-therapeutic use of antibiotics in livestock production may lead to trouble. As one of the worst wildfire seasons continues,... Full Story

Market to Market (September 20, 2013)

posted on September 20, 2013 at 8:40 PM

Market to Market (September 20, 2013)
Full Program: The impact and the aftermath of flooding in the West. Political wrangling continues over the budget, SNAP and the Farm Bill. One entrepreneur combines land and lake in an attempt to “catch” a profit with aquaculture. Market analysis with Don Roose. Full Story

The Farm Crisis (Full Program)

posted on September 6, 2013 at 3:38 PM

The Farm Crisis (Full Program)
Explore why the farm crisis of the 1980s happened, meet the farm families who struggled and the men and women who fought so long and so loyally to help them, and examine how agriculture changed as a result of the economic crisis. Full Story

Market to Market (August 30, 2013)

posted on August 30, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Market to Market (August 30, 2013)
Full Program: The battle to contain Western wild fires rages on. Intense summer heat pounds the nation’s midsection. And the legacy of a popular New Deal program runs deep. Market analysis with John Roach. Full Story

Market to Market (August 23, 2013)

posted on August 23, 2013 at 6:54 PM

Market to Market (August 23, 2013)
Full Program: Getting a bite at the supermarket may put more of a bite on you. Crop scouts find a bumper crop while drought worries loom over much of the country. One family is answering the question of how to pass the farm on to the next generation. Market... Full Story
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