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Market to Market (May 8, 2015)

posted on May 8, 2015 at 5:03 PM

Market to Market (May 8, 2015)
Full Program: Nearly two dozen tornadoes rip through the Great Plains, but farmers still make progress in an annual rite of spring. Hours after authorities unveil new safety guidelines, another rail disaster fueled by Bakken Crude lights up the North Dakota... Full Story

Fracking lawsuit amid crude shipment changes

posted on April 2, 2015 at 6:12 PM

Fracking lawsuit amid crude shipment changes
One of the states that has benefited the most from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is joining a lawsuit against the federal government over a new federal rule involving the disclosure of the chemicals used in the process. Full Story

U.S. Farmers Produce Bountiful Crop of Dry Beans

posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:13 PM

U.S. farmers produced a bountiful crop of dry beans this year, but any potential savings for consumers might be gobbled up by freight problems in the Northern Plains, where much of the crop is grown. Full Story

North Dakota Oil Train Explosion

posted on January 3, 2014 at 6:09 PM

North Dakota Oil Train Explosion
Residents of the southeastern North Dakota town of Casselton are back home this weekend after a massive explosion following a crash involving two trains – one carrying grain and the other loaded with oil from the state’s oil patch. The... Full Story

Oil Railcars Cause for Concern to Small Town Montana Residents

posted on December 20, 2013 at 5:36 PM

Oil Railcars Cause for Concern to Small Town Montana Residents
Big Sky Country exudes natural beauty, and provides a home to wildlife which can elude other parts of the country. But recent sightings have some small town Montana residents worried about the potential of man-made disasters. Full Story

Market to Market (September 28, 2012)

posted on September 28, 2012 at 8:50 PM

Market to Market (September 28, 2012)
Full Program: Drought-influenced corn prices prompt hog producers to consider tough choices. America’s first major high speed railroad could be the end of the line for some farmers. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier. Full Story

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