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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

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

Passing The Farm To The Next Generation

posted on August 23, 2013 at 5:44 PM

Passing The Farm To The Next Generation
How to pass the farm on to the next generation is a puzzle as old as time itself. Inevitably, the question will be asked...who’s next? Full Story

Market to Market (August 16, 2013)

posted on August 16, 2013 at 7:28 PM

Market to Market (August 16, 2013)
Full Program: Persistent drought provides plenty of fuel for western wildfires. A key barometer of the rural economy reveals a slowdown in August. Soybean prices rally in the wake of a bullish report on supply and demand. Market analysis with Sue Martin. Full Story

Market to Market (August 9, 2013)

posted on August 9, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Market to Market (August 9, 2013)
Full Program: U.S. wind energy production surges to an all-time high. Scientists unveil the world’s first hamburger made from bovine stem cells. Environmental watchdogs blame farm runoff for water quality issues from the Gulf of Mexico to municipalities... Full Story

Market to Market (August 2, 2013)

posted on August 2, 2013 at 7:16 PM

Market to Market (August 2, 2013)
Full Program: Closely watched economic reports bring out the bears on Wall Street. Tainted lettuce sickens hundreds of consumers. In yet another year dominated by unusual weather, hay producers struggle to produce a crop. Market analysis with Jamey Kohake. Full Story

Market to Market (July 26, 2013)

posted on July 26, 2013 at 8:09 PM

Market to Market (July 26, 2013)
Full Program: Secretary Vilsack explains why an extension of current farm policy is a giant step backwards. Timely rains bring moisture to portions of the Corn Belt, but the outlook is anything but certain. Aging farmers ponder the transition to the next... Full Story

Market to Market (July 19, 2013)

posted on July 19, 2013 at 7:13 PM

Market to Market (July 19, 2013)
Full Program: Californians flee from the flames, while other Americans swelter in a persistent heat wave. Innovators replace man with machine to address a growing labor shortage in the fields. Researchers make a breakthrough in the fight against a lethal swine... Full Story

Market to Market (July 12, 2013)

posted on July 12, 2013 at 6:45 PM

Market to Market (July 12, 2013)
Full Program: House lawmakers approve the Farm Bill, but only by removing nutrition assistance. A train carrying nearly a million gallons of crude oil derails in Canada, killing 50 people. The Agriculture Department releases its latest estimates on supply and... Full Story

Market to Market (July 5, 2013)

posted on July 5, 2013 at 7:05 PM

Market to Market (July 5, 2013)
Full Program: Washington’s failure to enact a Farm Bill, leaves dairy producers in limbo. A barometer of the Midwest economy declines for the third consecutive month. A record-breaking heat fuels lethal wildfires as the drought intensifies in the southwest.... Full Story

Market to Market (June 28, 2013)

posted on June 28, 2013 at 7:32 PM

Market to Market (June 28, 2013)
Full Program: By choosing not to rule, the Supreme Court paves the way for increased blends of ethanol. The Senate approves a measure creating a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants. The Agriculture Department’s latest stocks and acreage... Full Story

Market to Market (June 21, 2013)...

posted on June 21, 2013 at 6:52 PM

Market to Market (June 21, 2013)...
Full Program: After lengthy debate, House lawmakers reject their version of the Farm Bill. Federal authorities crack down on employers of undocumented workers. And the president proposes a massive trade deal with the European Union. Market analysis with Mark Gold. Full Story

Market to Market (June 14, 2013)

posted on June 14, 2013 at 9:32 PM

Market to Market (June 14, 2013)
Full Program: Gusty winds and bone-dry forests fuel wildfires in Colorado and New Mexico. For the second time in a year, the Senate approves its version of the Farm Bill. Despite planting delays, the government calls for record grain and oilseed production.... Full Story
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