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Agriculture Industry Seeks to Create Right to Farm

posted on July 11, 2014 at 2:35 PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- In the nation's agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world. It could be on track to become a right, written into law alongside the freedom of speech and... Full Story

Market to Market (May 16, 2014)

posted on May 16, 2014 at 7:28 PM

Market to Market (May 16, 2014)
Full Program: A White House Task Force convenes in The Heartland to prepare a response to climate change. Farmers work with urban interests to improve water quality in a leading agricultural state. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm. Full Story

Floodwaters Rising after Storms Deluge Heartland

posted on April 19, 2013 at 9:57 AM

CHICAGO (AP) -- Volunteers worked into the night to stack sandbags against rising Midwest floodwaters and evacuate people in its path - or rescue those already under water - after a powerful spring storm system unleashed downpours from Oklahoma to... Full Story

Market to Market (December 28, 2012)

posted on December 28, 2012 at 7:33 PM

Market to Market (December 28, 2012)
Full Program: Low water levels threaten barge traffic on the Mississippi River. From Washington to the Heartland, 2012 will be remembered as much for what didn't happen as for what did. We’ll reflect on 2012 and examine its impact on the markets with Sue Martin. Full Story

Bunge Refuses Syngenta Agrisure Viptera

posted on August 26, 2011 at 2:55 PM

Bunge Refuses Syngenta Agrisure Viptera
For the first time in nearly a decade, a major grain processor refuses to take a GE grain. Industry leader Bunge has told its customers it will not take Syngenta's Agrisure Viptera until it is approved for export in China. Full Story

President Obama Rolls Through the Heartland

posted on August 19, 2011 at 2:54 PM

President Obama Rolls Through the Heartland
Barnstorming the Midwest much like an election-year campaign cycle, President Barack Obama doubled-down hard on the themes of job creation and the resilience of rural America. Full Story

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