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...
posted on May 16, 2014 at 7:28 PM
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.
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...
posted on December 28, 2012 at 7:33 PM
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.
posted on August 26, 2011 at 2:55 PM
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.
posted on August 19, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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.