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#IPTVMarket VoW: Wheat Harvest

posted on December 17, 2014 at 3:38 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Wheat Harvest
The wheat harvest is action packed. We try to get close to the action for the best shot. Here we are near the northern Oklahoma town of Garber for this in-the-moment shot. At times, we get a little dirty, but that's just part of the service here at... 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

#IPTVMarket VoW: Drones on the ground and in the air

posted on October 29, 2014 at 2:32 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Drones on the ground and in the air
This week’s Market to Market Video of the Week comes via the ground and the air. Producer Josh had a GoPro on a stick for the first look of the machine taking off. The next shot is from a drone high over rural America. Thanks to Chad Colby for the... Full Story

Great Lakes program inspires rare bipartisanship

posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:46 PM

Nowhere has the fervor to cut government down to size been more dramatically on display than in the industrial Midwest. Republicans have seized control of statehouses across the traditional battleground region, where they've slashed budgets with a... Full Story

Rural America To Lose Saturday Letter Service

posted on February 7, 2013 at 5:44 PM

Rural America To Lose Saturday Letter Service
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds...except on Saturdays. In a cost-cutting measure that is expected to save $2 billion annually, the U.S. Postal Service... Full Story

Alabama farmers see record yields in 2012

posted on December 14, 2012 at 3:54 PM

State agriculture officials say Alabama's record yields in cotton, soybean and peanut crops in 2012 helped to offset lower than average corn yields. Full Story

Agriculture Secretary Says Rural America Becoming Less Relevant, Needs A More Positive Message

posted on December 14, 2012 at 3:53 PM

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has some harsh words for rural America: It’s “becoming less and less relevant,” he says. Full Story

Chinese VP Reconnects with Rural America

posted on July 6, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Chinese VP Reconnects with Rural America
A Chinese leader reconnects with a key trading partner in the heart of rural America. Full Story

Child labor groups upset farm rules being dropped

posted on April 27, 2012 at 6:10 PM

Child labor groups say they are stunned and disappointed the Obama administration is backing off a plan to keep children from working in hazardous jobs on farms. Full Story

Chicago gets 5 new farmers markets

posted on April 27, 2012 at 5:51 PM

Five Chicago neighborhoods will get new farmers markets starting this summer. Full Story

TransCanada submits new route for oil pipeline

posted on April 20, 2012 at 2:27 PM

The company planning the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline has proposed a new route through Nebraska that avoids the state's environmentally sensitive Sandhills region. Full Story

EPA to slash air pollution from natural gas wells

posted on April 20, 2012 at 2:24 PM

The Obama administration, for the first time, is issuing standards to control air pollution from gas wells that are drilled using the method known as fracking. Full Story

Howard Buffett helps start rural feeding program

posted on April 20, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Farmer and philanthropist Howard G. Buffett, son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, wants to enlist fellow food producers in a new campaign to fight hunger in rural America. Full Story

A Rural Icon Goes on the Auction Block

posted on April 6, 2012 at 12:00 AM

A Rural Icon Goes on the Auction Block
It's the end of an era in one rural community as a time capsule of America goes on the auction block. Full Story
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