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Christie Faces Iowa Pressure on Pig Crate Ban

posted on November 14, 2014 at 10:31 AM

There are not that many pigs in his home state. But there are millions in the early presidential voting state of Iowa. And that's making for a tough decision for Chris Christie, who is both New Jersey's governor and a potential presidential... Full Story

Market to Market (October 12, 2012)

posted on October 12, 2012 at 7:11 PM

Market to Market (October 12, 2012)
Full Program: The Agriculture Department increases previous estimates on U.S. crop production. The rhetoric gets heated as candidates debate everything from trade policy to a lack of progress on the next Farm Bill. Market analysis with Mark Gold. Full Story

Market to Market (October 5, 2012)

posted on October 5, 2012 at 4:56 PM

Market to Market (October 5, 2012)
Full Program: Presidential candidates exchange jabs on the economy in the first of three debates. Midwest business conditions improve modestly, but the outlook is anything but optimistic.Market analysis with Sue Martin. Full Story

President Obama Makes Election Year Plea For Wind Industry

posted on May 25, 2012 at 5:04 PM

President Obama Makes Election Year Plea For Wind Industry
President Barack Obama returned to a familiar rural location this week to press for a key renewable energy tax credit. Speaking at TPI Composites, a wind turbine blade manufacturer in Newton, Iowa, the President hailed an extension of the wind... 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

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

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

Debt Politics from Washington to Rural America

posted on August 12, 2011 at 1:21 PM

Debt Politics from Washington to Rural America
The debate over taxes, entitlement spending, and a congressional “super” committee spilled into the Heartland this week as top presidential candidates pressed the flesh at the Iowa State Fair. Full Story

Presidential hopeful wants to cut renewable fuels subsidies

posted on May 27, 2011 at 4:05 PM

Presidential hopeful wants to cut renewable fuels subsidies
Pawlenty called for the demise of a litany of federal subsidies -- including those supporting production of renewable fuels. Acknowledging the political liability of that position in Iowa -- which leads the nation in both corn and ethanol... Full Story

November Elections Affect Rural America

posted on November 7, 2008 at 8:11 PM

November Elections Affect Rural America
The old adage "to the victor go the spoils" may take on an all-new meaning for President-Elect Barack Obama, whose historic victory this week earned him the "prize" of an economy on life support. Full Story

Farm Programs Take a Backseat in Presidential Election

posted on October 31, 2008 at 8:10 PM

Farm Programs Take a Backseat in Presidential Election
Senators Barack Obama and John McCain outline their views on government farm programs. Full Story

McCain and Obama Spar Over Renewable Energy

posted on October 24, 2008 at 8:10 PM

McCain and Obama Spar Over Renewable Energy
Barack Obama and John McCain outline their views on renewable sources of energy like wind power. Full Story

Presidential Candidates Differ Greatly on Biofuels

posted on October 10, 2008 at 8:10 PM

Presidential Candidates Differ Greatly on Biofuels
Barack Obama and John McCain differ greatly on biofuels. Full Story

McCain Accepts Republican Presidential Nomination

posted on September 5, 2008 at 8:09 PM

McCain Accepts Republican Presidential Nomination
Hurricane Gustav's assault on the Gulf Coast this week threatened key oil drilling and refining operations, but delivered only a glancing blow to New Orleans. Full Story

Obama Accepts Democratic Party Presidential Nomination

posted on August 29, 2008 at 8:08 PM

Obama Accepts Democratic Party Presidential Nomination
Government reports released this week revealed better-than-expected assessments of the U.S economy. Full Story
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