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Groups sue EPA seeking livestock farm air quality standards

posted on January 30, 2015 at 3:24 PM

A coalition of environmental, animal rights and citizen action groups is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency alleging failure to address air pollution from large-scale livestock farms. Full Story

Livestock Auctioneers Witness Shift to Online Auction Hybrids

posted on January 9, 2015 at 5:07 PM

Livestock Auctioneers Witness Shift to Online Auction Hybrids
In Knoxville, Iowa, 31 contestants work their best “auction cry” to prove themselves worthy of the title ‘World Champion Auctioneer.” Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Baby Lamb

posted on December 24, 2014 at 7:57 AM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Baby Lamb
A newborn lamb nurses at Petersen Family Farms near Knoxville, Iowa. This lamb was only a few days old when we shot this video in February, 2014. Full Story

Study: Killing Wolves Means More Livestock Attacks

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Scientists have found that, contrary to what many people think, killing wolves does not always reduce attacks on livestock. Researchers at Washington State University found that for every wolf killed in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming over the past 25... Full Story

New Washington Rule, Fees Planned to Track Cattle

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:10 PM

The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to impose a 23-cent fee on the sale of each head of cattle. The fee would raise more than $275,000 a year to help pay for a database that would help investigate livestock diseases. Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Mike Pearson

posted on November 19, 2014 at 2:59 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Mike Pearson
How well do you know the host of Market to Market? This week’s Market to Market Video of the Week goes beyond the set and into the fields with Mike and how he ended up as host of the weekly journal of rural America. Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Unloading Cattle

posted on November 5, 2014 at 3:17 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Unloading Cattle
This week’s Market to Market Video of the Week looks at the unloading of a livestock trailer. Here cattle are taken off a truck and head into the barn. Producer John was able to get inside the truck and then under the fence as the animals ran by him. Full Story

Livestock Auctioneers Witness Shift to Online Auction Hybrids

posted on September 26, 2014 at 5:35 PM

Livestock Auctioneers Witness Shift to Online Auction Hybrids
In Knoxville, Iowa, 31 contestants work their best “auction cry” to prove themselves worthy of the title ‘World Champion Auctioneer.” Full Story

Extreme Weather, Natural Events Threaten Ag Products, Property from South Pacific to Southwest

posted on September 12, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Extreme Weather, Natural Events Threaten Ag Products, Property from South Pacific to Southwest
In Hawaii, lava from one of the world’s most active volcanoes continued its slow but steady creep, nearing rural homes on the Big Island. While Kilauea, has erupted continuously since 1983, scientists warn if the current trail of magma... Full Story

Study Finds Panthers Kill Livestock

posted on August 1, 2014 at 2:10 PM

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) — Since Florida's frontier days when cattlemen drove their herds through the state's vast fields and forests, ranchers and native panthers have been natural enemies.The ranchers seek to nurture and protect their calves,... Full Story

USDA: Corn and Soybeans in the Best Shape in 20 Years

posted on July 25, 2014 at 6:45 PM

USDA: Corn and Soybeans in the Best Shape in 20 Years
Corn and soybean crops in the best shape in 20 years. Full Story

Market to Market (July 18, 2014)

posted on July 18, 2014 at 7:12 PM

Market to Market (July 18, 2014)
Full Program: Locked in a drought of epic proportions, California cracks down on unauthorized use of water. A Midwestern photographer documents the critical contributions of women in agriculture. Market analysis with Sue Martin. Full Story

Market to Market (July 11, 2014)

posted on July 11, 2014 at 7:22 PM

Market to Market (July 11, 2014)
Full Program: Summer storms continue to hammer the country from the plains to the coast. The potential for record crops and a mixed ending stocks report increases market volatility. Federal officials, scientists and farmers band together to fight a virus... Full Story

Ranchers Taking Advantage of USDA Disaster Program

posted on July 11, 2014 at 2:36 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Farmers and ranchers who suffered heavy livestock and grazing losses over the last three years due to extreme weather have been quick to take advantage of newly available disaster relief funds, the U.S. Department of... 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
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