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Stories Tagged "fiscal cliff"

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Market to Market (January 4, 2013)

posted on January 4, 2013 at 7:22 PM

Market to Market (January 4, 2013)
Full Program: Wall Street begins 2013 with a rally after lawmakers reach a deal averting the fiscal cliff. The USDA celebrates its sesquicentennial as "The People's Department." Market analysis with Alan Brugler. Full Story

What Happened in Rural America in 2012

posted on December 28, 2012 at 6:06 PM

What Happened in Rural America in 2012
2012 began in much the same fashion as the previous year, and the one preceding it: as the U.S. economy struggled to recover from the worst downturn since the Great Depression. But in rural America, the stage was set for some commodities to... Full Story

Significantly Higher Milk Prices Possible

posted on December 21, 2012 at 4:10 PM

Significantly Higher Milk Prices Possible
As the White House and Congress struggle to avert the "fiscal cliff," dairy producers are concerned that the compromise – or lack thereof -- could have a dramatic impact on milk prices. Full Story

Market to Market (December 14, 2012)

posted on December 15, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Market to Market (December 14, 2012)
Full Program: Wind energy proponents explain why government support can NOT be a fiscal cliff casualty. Dairy producers contend with decreased milk consumption and increased competition. We examine dramatic growth in the market for gluten-free foods. Those... Full Story

Bi-Partisan Push For Wind Production Tax Credit

posted on December 14, 2012 at 3:05 PM

Bi-Partisan Push For Wind Production Tax Credit
Iowa Senator Charles Grassley, a Republican, and Senator Mark Udall, a Democrat from Utah, led a bi-partisan effort to extend the production tax credits for wind energy. Full Story

Market to Market (December 7, 2012)

posted on December 7, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Market to Market (December 7, 2012)
Full Program: Lawmakers hoping to avert the Fiscal Cliff eye billions of dollars in government farm spending. Tougher immigration policy leads to a shortage of farmworkers in the nation’s Salad Bowl. Market analysis with Jamey Kohake. Full Story

Farm Bill Part of Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

posted on December 7, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Farm Bill Part of Fiscal Cliff Negotiations
As the clock winds down to the holiday season and closer to Washington’s self-imposed fiscal cliff, public posturing was apparent this past week. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-California:  'We put an offer on the table. The president now has... Full Story

Estate Tax Rollback Could Stiffle Family Businesses

posted on November 30, 2012 at 4:55 PM

Estate Tax Rollback Could Stiffle Family Businesses
Farmland sales are happening all over The Heartland for a variety of reasons. In some cases, farmers are looking to expand their operations. Others are speculating on land values. And still others are trying to get ahead of looming tax... Full Story

Market to Market (November 16, 2012)

posted on November 16, 2012 at 7:38 PM

Market to Market (November 16, 2012)
Full Program: Congress and the President begin work to keep America from slipping over the Fiscal Cliff… The Environmental Protection Agency denies requests to waive ethanol production mandates. Wind energy proponents explain why tax incentives are crucial for... Full Story

Rural And Urban America Hang On Edge of Fiscal Cliff

posted on November 16, 2012 at 5:07 PM

Rural And Urban America Hang On Edge of Fiscal Cliff
As the country teeters on the edge of the fiscal cliff, a nation waits for members of Congress and the White House to craft what is being referred to as the "grand bargain" before midnight on December 31, 2012. Full Story

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