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Market to Market (July 4, 2014)

posted on July 3, 2014 at 7:12 PM

Market to Market (July 4, 2014)
Full Program: Storms slash across the Midwest leaving high water and damaged crops in their wake. Livestock prices continue to flirt with all-time highs while grain markets take it on the chin. One entrepreneur combines land and lake in an attempt to “catch” a... 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

Market to Market (September 13, 2013)

posted on September 13, 2013 at 7:08 PM

Market to Market (September 13, 2013)
Full Program: Fire, flood, and drought continue to plague the West. The Secretary makes the Administration’s case for a Farm Bill. USDA finds even more corn and fewer soybeans. Market analysis with Alan Brugler. Full Story

Market to Market (April 26, 2013)

posted on April 26, 2013 at 6:24 PM

Market to Market (April 26, 2013)
Full Program: The governor of a leading farm state negotiates agricultural trade with China. Heavy rains bring much-needed moisture to the Grain Belt and push rivers to flood stage. And with spring planting on hold, an expert suggests changes to nitrogen... Full Story

USDA to pay more money for disaster recovery

posted on January 20, 2012 at 3:32 PM

USDA to pay more money for disaster recovery
The Agriculture Department announced this week $300 million in disaster relief funds will be spread across 33 states impacted by tornadoes, floods and tropical storms. USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency will... Full Story

Long road ahead for recovery from largest disaster ever in Minot

posted on November 4, 2011 at 3:47 PM

Long road ahead for recovery from largest disaster ever in Minot
Residents of Minot, North Dakota attempt to recover from this summer's flood, the worst disaster in the city's history. Full Story

Flood roads reopen to celebration

posted on October 28, 2011 at 3:36 PM

Business owners and area residents celebrated Monday's reopening of the Iowa Highway 2 link into Nebraska City, which was closed for more than four months by Missouri River flooding. Full Story

Flooded Fields in ND Lead to Higher Pasta Prices

posted on September 2, 2011 at 3:12 PM

PLAZA, N.D. (AP) -- Consumers are paying more for pasta after heavy spring rain and record flooding prevented planting on more than 1 million acres in one of the nation's best durum wheat-growing areas. North Dakota typically grows nearly... Full Story

Huge fish spurs call to 're-reverse' Chicago River

posted on August 19, 2011 at 12:47 PM

The city was in a predicament. By the late 1800s, the slow-moving Chicago River had become a cesspool of sewage and factory pollution oozing into Lake Michigan, the source of drinking water for the bustling metropolis. Full Story

MT governor backs out of flood meeting

posted on August 19, 2011 at 11:56 AM

Governors from several states affected by this year's historic overflowing of the Missouri River were gathering Friday to discuss ways to avoid a repeat of the destructive floodwaters that submerged thousands of acres of farmland and forced... Full Story

Governors to meeting on flood management

posted on July 22, 2011 at 5:25 PM

Governors and representatives from at least six Missouri River states will meet next month in Nebraska to discuss flood control issues. Full Story

Weather Woes Stretch Across the Country

posted on July 15, 2011 at 5:44 PM

Weather Woes Stretch Across the Country
Weather extremes impact several regions of the country from extreme drought in the south, to flooding in the north with storm damage in the heart of the corn belt. Full Story

USDA Releases July WASDE Report

posted on July 15, 2011 at 5:43 PM

USDA Releases July WASDE Report
Weather extremes impact several regions of the country from extreme drought in the south, to flooding in the north with storm damage in the heart of the corn belt. Full Story

Market to Market (July 15, 2011)

posted on July 15, 2011 at 4:25 PM

Market to Market (July 15, 2011)
Full Program: From record drought - to epic flooding - to damaging windstorms -- rural America is battered by Mother Nature. President Obama urges Congress to approve several trade deals with serious implications for farmers and ranchers. And the Agriculture... Full Story

Ag Secretary Questions Corps on Missouri Flooding

posted on July 8, 2011 at 2:07 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is taking the U.S Army Corps of Engineers to task for its handling of the Missouri River, which has flooded thousands of acres of farmland in seven states. Full Story
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