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Lawmakers hear that U.S. is behind in drone use

posted on December 12, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Lawmakers have been told today that the U.S. is falling behind other countries in allowing commercial use of drone aircraft. Full Story

Market to Market (March 21, 2014)

posted on March 21, 2014 at 5:13 PM

Market to Market (March 21, 2014)
Full Program: The latest snapshot of the rural economy reveals modest improvement on Mainstreet. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack responds to pointed criticism from House lawmakers. Organic production is on the rise, but some growers hedge their bets with... Full Story

Illinois Lawmakers File Bill to Regulate 'Fracking'

posted on February 22, 2013 at 1:24 PM

CHICAGO (AP) - Two downstate lawmakers have introduced a bill to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling in Illinois. Marion Democratic state Rep. John Bradley and Olney Republican David Reis filed the bill Thursday. Supporters of hydraulic... Full Story

New Taxes, Fees Urged to Improve Water Systems

posted on February 22, 2013 at 1:17 PM

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- California water officials are urging state lawmakers to create a funding source by implementing new taxes or fees so communities with high levels of nitrates in their drinking water can build and operate safe water... Full Story

Market to Market (May 4, 2012)

posted on May 4, 2012 at 7:32 PM

Market to Market (May 4, 2012)
Full Program: Midwest growers step up the pace of spring planting. Lawmakers ponder sweeping reforms in the next Farm Bill. And scientists advocate a multifaceted attack in the war on weeds. Market analysis with Don Roose. Full Story

Market to Market (October 14, 2011)

posted on October 14, 2011 at 7:36 PM

Market to Market (October 14, 2011)
Full Program: USDA increases its estimates on domestic grain ending stocks. Congress approves three long-awaited unilateral trade agreements. And the World Food Prize honors two leaders for alleviating poverty and hunger. Those stories and market analysis with... Full Story

Market to Market (October 7, 2011)

posted on October 7, 2011 at 8:23 PM

Market to Market (October 7, 2011)
Full Program: Private analysts cut estimates on domestic corn yields. A trio of long-awaited trade agreements inch their way closer to ratification. Researchers claim renewable fuels standards cannot be met without government support. Market analysis with Sue... Full Story

Market to Market (September 30, 2011)

posted on September 30, 2011 at 8:25 PM

Market to Market (September 30, 2011)
Full Program: Farm state lawmakers work to strengthen the agricultural safety net. Wildfires wreak havoc in Texas, thanks to the worst single-year drought in state history. Nebraskans offer their impressions of a proposed oil pipeline above the Ogallala... Full Story

Market to Market (August 19, 2011)

posted on August 19, 2011 at 7:42 PM

Market to Market (August 19, 2011)
Full Program: President Obama tours the Midwest to outline his plans to rejuvenate the rural economy. Lawmakers eye looming appropriation battles as the next vehicle to attack ethanol. Texas farmers and ranchers cope with a drought of epic proportions. Market... Full Story

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