Iowa Public Television

 

Stories Tagged "grain"

1 2 3 4

Displaying 1 to 15 of 52 results.

Just-Approved Enlist Duo Herbicide Subject of Lawsuit

posted on October 24, 2014 at 6:24 PM

Just-Approved Enlist Duo Herbicide Subject of Lawsuit
It took less than a week for a lawsuit to arise in response to the government’s Oct.15 approval of a new herbicide that combines two existing weed killers. Full Story

Crop Harvest Delayed by Wet Weather

posted on October 17, 2014 at 6:04 PM

Crop Harvest Delayed by Wet Weather
Nationally, only 24 percent of America’s corn is in the bin. That’s up 7 percentage points from last week, but still well behind the 5-year average pace of 43 percent. Full Story

National Geographic App Examines the Future of Food

posted on October 17, 2014 at 1:39 PM

National Geographic App Examines the Future of Food
In addition to a special companion website, natgeo.com, National Geographic’s free, “Future of Food” iPad app includes all published stories from the magazine’s current series on food. Full Story

Texas Cattle Industry Struggles With Effects of Drought

posted on October 10, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Texas Cattle Industry Struggles With Effects of Drought
Recent rains in Texas have helped replenish soil moisture in parts of the nation’s top cattle-producing state. But most of north Texas remains locked in persistent drought that began nearly four years ago. And ranchers in the arid region know... Full Story

Market to Market (October 3, 2014)

posted on October 3, 2014 at 5:40 PM

Market to Market (October 3, 2014)
Full Program: Willie Nelson blasts a controversial proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline, USDA analysts offer a mixed assessment of U.S. grain and oilseed supplies and conservation efforts by farmers help fishermen angle for a better catch. Market... Full Story

Feds Shift Food Aid Practices

posted on August 29, 2014 at 5:23 PM

Feds Shift Food Aid Practices
The U.S. government has begun buying some of the food it donates for international aid from suppliers and farmers in developing nations. This signals a step away from a decades-old tradition of buying all donated food solely from within the United... Full Story

'Gluten-free' Labeling Standards Kick In

posted on August 8, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Starting Tuesday, "gluten free" labels on packaged foods have real meaning. Until now, the term "gluten-free" was unregulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means. Full Story

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 (June 13, 2014)

posted on June 13, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Market to Market (June 13, 2014)
Full Program: Preservationists document the history of the American farm, by listening to those who remember. A rare display of unity in Washington results in a multibillion dollar project to shore up U.S. ports and improve flood control in the Grain Belt. The... Full Story

FDA Backs Off Animal Feed Rule Affecting Brewers

posted on April 25, 2014 at 11:10 AM

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it will revise proposed livestock feed rules after hearing objections about the potential cost from brewers who sell grain leftover from making beer to ranchers and dairy... Full Story

Minnesota farm income drop sharply in 2013

posted on March 28, 2014 at 9:23 AM

A new report says Minnesota farm income dropped dramatically in 2013 largely because of lower corn prices. Full Story

Officials: Ice in Mississippi River delays traffic

posted on March 28, 2014 at 9:11 AM

Barge operators say persistent ice in the Mississippi River is delaying traffic along the water by about a month. Full Story

Market to Market (August 24, 2012)

posted on August 24, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Market to Market (August 24, 2012)
Full Program: The worst drought in 50 years pushes grain and oilseed prices into record territory. Less corn for food, feed and fuel creates ripple effects from Wall Street to Main Street. This special edition of Market to Market examines the economic impact of... Full Story

Market to Market (April 13, 2012)

posted on April 13, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Market to Market (April 13, 2012)
Full Program: The FDA rolls-out a rule to end sub-therapeutic doses of antibiotics. Grain stocks remain historically tight as farmers move into the field. Nebraska residents find an oasis in what some have called a "food desert." Market analysis with Tomm... Full Story

Market to Market (January 13, 2012)

posted on January 13, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Market to Market (January 13, 2012)
Full Program: Government analysts increase estimates on global corn supplies and grain prices plunge. The Agriculture Department announces plans to close hundreds of offices across the nation. Innovative operations take root in the Big Apple and two companies... Full Story
1 2 3 4

Displaying 1 to 15 of 52 results.